Company News from 10/07/05 News Brief

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Salix Pharmaceuticals announced that the merger of Salix Pharmaceuticals and InKine Pharmaceutical Company has been completed creating the largest U.S. specialty pharmaceutical company focused exclusively on gastroenterology.

The PolyMedica Corporation announced that it has sold its Woburn-based Women's Health Products Division (WHPD) to Amerifit Nutrition for a purchase price of $45 million. PolyMedica is the nation's largest provider of blood glucose testing supplies and related services to people with diabetes.

Blue Diesel has won two Standard of Excellence Awards in the 2005 WebAwards Competition, produced by the Web Marketing Association.

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