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Van Lanschot NV
Board Member C.N. van der Spek Leaves Van Lanschot
'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, Sept. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Van Lanschot announced today that the bank and its member of the Board of Management Mr Carel N. van der Spek (57) have amicably agreed upon his resignation from the Board of Management and as a statutory director of the bank.
ProtoKinetix' Synthetic Antifreeze Glycoprotein is Now Trademarked as AAGP
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- After extensive testing by ProtoKinetix, Inc. (OTCBB:PKTX) on a wide range of cells and tissue, the Company has determined that their synthetic AFGP molecule is effective in increasing survival at temperatures above and below freezing. As part of ProtoKinetix' commercialization strategy, Dr. John Todd, president and CEO, announces today that this unique family of synthetic AFGP molecules will now be designated AAGP's to avoid the misconception that their effectiveness is limited to freezing temperatures. This new trademark -- AAGP(tm) -- will more accurately describe the ability of these molecules to dramatically slow the aging process (Age Arresting Glyco Protein) on blood products, organs, skin cells and cell cultures.
New Care Choices Products Put Employers, Employees in the Health Care Driver's Seat
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Sept. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Care Choices is offering twelve new, high-deductible HMO plans that are compatible with Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). These are also referred to as Consumer-Directed Health Plans, or CDHPs. This is the second new product announcement this year from Care Choices. The health care organization introduced Care Choices PPO in August.
eTelcharge.com Provides Update on Status of Version 1.1 Alternative Online Currency
DESOTO, Texas, Sept. 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- eTelcharge.com, Inc. (the "Company") (Pink Sheets:ETLC) www.etelcharge.com, a financial diversified merchant services company, today announced that the release of Version 1.1 of its alternative online payment option has been successfully beta tested. In line with merchant requests, the Company is modifying the system to create the significant market penetration it expects when released, key in managing a burgeoning consumer market.