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Novartis Ophthalmics, Inc.
Flemming Ornskov, MD, President, Novartis Ophthalmics, To Receive Distinguished Corporate Achievement Award at Winternight 2004, a Gala Benefit for Lighthouse International
NEW YORK, March 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Flemming Ornskov, MD, President of Novartis Ophthalmics, will receive a Distinguished Corporate Achievement Award, at Winternight 2004, a Gala Benefit for Lighthouse International. Dr. Ornskov will accept the award, on behalf of the entire Novartis team, for its work to make Visudyne(r) (verteporfin for injection, 15mg), a drug for treating the severest form of macular degeneration, the breakthrough success it is.
Airbee Wireless Inc.
Airbee Wireless Signs LOI with SupaRule
POTOMAC, Md., March 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Airbee Wireless Inc., (Pink Sheets:ABEW), innovators of intelligent software for wireless communications, has received a letter of intent with SupaRule Systems Ltd. to explore the possibility of integrating Airbee products into SupaRule's electronic product platforms. SupaRule is a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic measurement instruments for technical personnel in the utility, industrial and commercial sectors.
iBX Group, Inc.
NursesSTAT to Acquire Three Healthcare Staffing Firms
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., March 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- NursesSTAT(r), a fast-growing healthcare management solutions division of iBX Group, Inc. (OTCBB:IBXG), has agreed on terms to acquire two healthcare staffing companies in Louisiana and a third in western Michigan. Company officials said the transactions would be completed by the end of this quarter.
The Pomerantz Firm Charges Edward D. Jones with Securities Fraud
NEW YORK, March 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com) has filed a class action lawsuit against Edward Jones & Co. ("Edward Jones" or the "Company"), on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased shares of "preferred" mutual funds through Edward Jones during the period between February 25, 1999 and January 9, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The case was filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.
Serefex Corporation Announces New Magnetically Backed Digital Premium Glossy Photo Paper with New "Penetrator" Magnetization
NAPLES, Fla., March 2, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Serefex Corporation (OTCBB:SFXC), is pleased to have announced today the launching of its new magnetically backed digital premium glossy photo paper to the consumer and business marketplace. "Our new product has been extensively researched, engineered and developed to adhere to all properly MagnaPainted surfaces throughout the residential and commercial marketplaces," stated Mr. Dunn, President of Serefex Corporation. "Additionally, one added benefit of our product's very powerful penetrating magnetization is that it will adhere to all metal surfaces that traditional magnets are attached to in a superior manner, creating additional new market opportunities for Serefex. We are well underway towards filing for a US patent as well, furthered Mr. Dunn.