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IRIS International, Inc.
International Remote Imaging Systems Rounds Out Product Line with U.S. Distribution Agreement for New Urine Chemistry Analyzer
CHATSWORTH, Calif., Nov. 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- International Remote Imaging Systems, Inc. (AMEX:IRI), a manufacturer and marketer of automated IVD urinalysis systems and medical devices for hospitals and clinical laboratories worldwide, today announced that it has entered into a distribution relationship with Japan's ARKRAY, Inc., for the AUTION JET AJ-4270, a new urine chemistry analyzer and related products targeting decentralized locations around the hospital, including emergency rooms and satellite labs.
Diamyd increases C-peptide levels in diabetes patients with GAD antibodies
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Diamyd Medical (O-list) is developing the Diamyd(TM) pharmaceutical for insulin dependent diabetes. In the Annual Report for the financial year 02/03, which is being published this afternoon, November 24, on the Company's web site www.diamyd.com, Director of Research and Development Dr. John Robertson reports on the successful result of the Phase II study carried out with the pharmaceutical. Dr. Robertson describes the unexpected and sensational finding that the pharmaceutical Diamyd(TM) increases the levels of C-peptide in diabetes patients rather than just slowing down their decrease as was expected. This indicates that treating patients with Diamyd(TM) results in an improved environment for their beta cells allowing them to produce more insulin. It may also indicate that the insulin producing cells are being regenerated.
NCC: Altima expects operating profit of about SEK 75 million for 2003
SOLNA, Sweden, Nov. 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Altima, which will be spun off to NCC shareholders during December, expects to report operating profit of approximately SEK 75 million for 2003, compared with pro forma profit of SEK 171 million for 2002. These figures are taken from the prospectus that has been produced in connection with the spin-off of Altima and which will be distributed to NCC shareholders, commencing at the end of this week.
Power Efficiency Coporation
Power Efficiency Corp. Names Bradley L. Gates to Board
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Power Efficiency Corporation (OTCBB:PREF), developers and international marketers of patented electric energy-saving devices, announced today that it has appointed Bradley L. Gates, 64, as an additional member to its board of directors, increasing the board's size to 10 people.
UTi Worldwide Appoints Logistics, Supply Chain Industry Leader to Board
RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, Calif., Nov. 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- UTi Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq:UTIW) today announced the appointment, effective December 1, 2003, of C. John Langley, Jr., an influential authority in the areas of global logistics and supply chain management, to its board of directors, increasing the board to nine members. He will immediately become a member of UTi's audit committee.
Military Communications Technologies Inc
Military Communications Technologies -- SpectruCell and PC4 Now Support 4G Wireless Applications
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Military Communications Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:MLTA), a provider of leading-edge wireless technologies for homeland defense, military, and commercial telecommunications applications, announced today that its Australian-based affiliate, Military SDR Technologies, has successfully implemented an OFDM waveform on its SpectruCell and PC4 Software Defined Radio platforms.