"Alliance between Europe Cosmétiques and Probiox brings new oxydative stress profiling technologies to North America"

    MONTREAL, June 9 /CNW Telbec/ - Europe Cosmétiques and Probiox announced
today that both companies entered into a licensing and collaboration agreement
with respect to oxidative stress profiling. Under this agreement, Europe
Cosmétiques acquires an exclusive license for Canada, United States and
    According to Manon Pilon, Founder President of Europe Cosmétiques,
"...this agreement secures our position as the leader in the Medical SPA
industry, and is a significant addition to our outstanding line of Health &
Wellness services and products. It has been scientifically demonstrated that
diabetes, cardiovascular and degenerative illnesses and other chronic diseases
are closely linked to oxidative stress. These new technologies licenced by
Probiox are being launched through our network, and through future partners
offering predictive and preventive medecine in North America, such as doctors,
medical clinics, hospitals and laboratories. We intend to pursue our
initiatives aiming at improving citizen's actual and future health".
    Dr Chalom Sayada, President of Probiox, added: "We are very excited to
collaborate with Europe Cosmétiques. It is an ideal partner to bring to market
our line of oxidative stress profiling products. In addition to its excellent
worldwide distribution networks of products and services which are dedicated
to a health conscious clientele, I am convinced that the North American
markets will respond very favorably to these biological markers and
micro-array technologies".
    According to Dr. Luc Montagnier, co-founder of Probiox and winner of the
2008 Nobel Prize for Medicine, "...managing oxidative stress is a key factor
to maintaining health and to prevent disease".

    The technologies and systems

    The oxidative stress evaluation and interpretation technologies and
systems will allow an individual to obtain a personalized health condition
assessment. By an exclusive graphic representation, a person will be made
aware of her/his actual health condition and of possible health risks. These
"menu à la carte" tests consist of oxidative stress assessments of diabetes,
cardiovascular conditions, cancer, or inflammatory diseases, and also provide
health assessments dedicated to athletes.

    Probiox SA

    Located at the Université de Liège, Belgium, and dedicated to preventive
medicine, Probiox developed a portfolio of technologies and systems in
relation to oxidative stress. It has developed proprietary tools to diagnose
conditions of oxidative stress and inflammation by means of biochemical
analysis and/or gene expression profiling.

    Europe Cosmétiques (EC)

    Establishment in 1992, in perpetual growth, EC focuses its efforts to
targeted activity sectors which are d'avant-garde. EC offers its services and
products, such as Activaderme nutraceuticals, and the skin product lines:
Nelly De Vuyst and Méthode Physiodermie, on all five continents.

For further information:

For further information: Dr Donat De Groote, Scientific Director,
Probiox SA - Belgium, +32 4.364.20.40, d.degroote@probiox.com; Dr Marie-Pierre
Faure, Scientific Director, EC - Canada, 1-800-263-8888 x 218,

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