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Adults with Growth Hormone Deficiency May be at Increased Risk for Strokes and Heart Attacks
CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) - "Adults who suffer from growth hormone deficiency may be at greater risk for cardiovascular disease if they are not treated," states David Cook, MD, professor of medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon. More than 60,000 adults in the U.S. today suffer from Growth Hormone Deficiency (GHD). Usually considered a childhood disease, adults with GHD outnumber children by 3 to 1.
Telelogic Renews Maintenance Agreement with Leading European Telecom Vendor
MALMO, Sweden, Jan. 31, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telelogic (Stockholm:TLOG) (Other OTC:TGIAF), the leading global provider of solutions for advanced systems and software development, today announced that a leading European telecom vendor has renewed a maintenance agreement for Telelogic Synergy licenses for the year 2003. The customer is a large user of Telelogic's advanced configuration and change management tools, Synergy. The agreement is worth EUR666,000 for the one-year period.
Hexagon and Dassault Systemes Form Strategic Alliance
NACKA STRAND, Sweden, Jan. 31, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hexagon's (Stockholm:HEXAb) software company, Wilcox Associates Inc. has announced an agreement with Dassault Systemes, Paris, France, that allows Wilcox to develop and offer a Direct CAD Interface(TM) (DCI) between its PC-DMIS(TM) measurement and inspection software and the CATIA Version 5 CAD system.
Volvo Baltic Race; New Off-Shore Race with V.O.60s in Northern Europe
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Jan. 31, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northern Europe will host a new sailing competition this summer. The event is organised by Viamare and KSSS (Royal Swedish Yacht Club) in cooperation with Volvo (Nasdaq:VOLVY) and SEB. From the end of June through to the beginning of July, the spectacular V.O.60s, which participated in the Volvo Ocean Race, will compete in the Volvo Baltic Race. Some of the best sailors in the world will compete in this race, which will visit Kiel (Germany), Sandhamn and Marstrand (both in Sweden).