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flexSCAN Signs Crevier BMW
MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- flexSCAN, Inc. (OTCBB:FXSC) today announced an agreement that will bring health360(tm) health and wellness services to 300 employees of Santa Ana, CA-based Crevier BMW. health360(tm) offers a wide range of services including disease screening, health risk assessment, online diet and fitness programs, and electronic personal health records (PHR).
Alteon's alagebrium to be Evaluated in NIH-Funded Phase 2 Clinical Study Focused on Cardiovascular Aging
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 27, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Alteon Inc. (AMEX:ALT) announced today that a Phase 2 clinical study of alagebrium, a novel Advanced Glycation End-product (A.G.E.) breaker, will be conducted at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas as part of a five-year $3.1 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant. alagebrium will be studied as a novel intervention when combined with exercise training with the goal of significantly improving cardiac compliance and diastolic function in aged individuals. Demonstrating an ability of alagebrium to reverse deficits attributable to aging and sedentary lifestyle would be supportive of Alteon's development efforts for alagebrium in diastolic heart failure (DHF).
Organetix Signs Letter of Intent to Merge With New Mexico Based Laser Developer Volius, Inc.
NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Organetix Inc. (OTCBB:OGTX) has today announced that it has executed a Letter of Intent ("LOI") with Los Alamos, New Mexico based Volius, Inc., a leading developer of fiber lasers utilized for a broad range of applications in the engineering, industrial, medical, aerospace, and marking industries. The next step towards the completion of the proposed merger would be the execution of a definitive merger agreement, based on terms set fourth in the Letter of Intent (which shall be disclosed in a form 8K filing). While there can be no assurances moving forward, management of Organetix is confident about the successful completion of a definitive merger agreement with Volius, at a future date.
Great West Gold, Inc.
Great West Gold, Inc. -- Restructuring Of Company; Company Outlines the Salient Points of its Restructure
NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Great West Gold, Inc. (Pink Sheets:GWGO) confirms as per its announcement dated September 8, 2006, that the Company has conducted an intensive review of its business plan and its operations. This is in response to the consistently low stock price which values the Company at a massive discount to its underlying value. Management cannot and will no longer, continue to allow stockholder value to suffer due to the non-performance of the Company's stock price. These drastic changes are being brought about due to the consistent lack of performance in the Company's stock price.
New Book Highlights Effort to Solve Racial Prejudice in America
SNOW CAMP, N.C., Sept. 27, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- No matter how liberal people try to be and how much change is made, racial divisions continue to exist and block universal acceptance. As such, only the most courageous and the most understanding people are needed to make such acceptance come true. These are the themes that readers will discover in The Shroud, a new book written by author Dana T. Moore, II focusing on racial problems.
Salon City, Inc.
Salon City Interviews Elvira
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 27, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- In the spooky spirit of fun for Halloween, the fall issue of Salon City magazine includes an interview with sassy Mistress of the Dark herself, Elvira. SC's Chef Lindsay Crolius ventured into the mystic with the camp movie star and fright-night hostess, who provided Lindsay with Halloween party recipes such as "Eyeball Appetizers" that she claims are old family recipes.