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Barrier Therapeutics, Inc.
Barrier Therapeutics Announces Positive Results in Reducing Itch Symptoms With Novel Oral Antihistamine Agent Hivenyl
PRINCETON, N.J., April 9, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Barrier Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:BTRX), a pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products in the field of dermatology, today announced positive results of a Phase 2 study with Hivenyl(tm), the Company's novel patented oral formulation of the antihistamine agent vapitadine dihydrochloride. In this study, the drug significantly reduced itch symptoms in patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU), or hives of unknown cause that last for a period of at least six weeks.
Universal Detection Technology
Universal Detection Technology Receives Purchase Order From Quiznos Restaurant Franchise for Anti MRSA Decontamination System
LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Universal Detection Technology (OTCBB:UDTT) (Frankfurt:PO8) (www.udetection.com), a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies to protect people from bioterrorism and other infectious health threats and provider of counter-terrorism consulting and training services, announced today that it has received its second purchase order from a Quiznos Restaurant franchise. The purchase order is for UDTT's line of Anti-Microbial Products approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Company's mini fogger used for applying those products.
Aceto Corporation to Present At Chemical Week's India Chemical Industry Outlook Conference
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 9, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Aceto Corporation (Nasdaq:ACET), a global leader in the sourcing, regulatory support, marketing and distribution of chemically derived pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, specialty chemicals and crop protection products, today announced that Leonard S. Schwartz, Chairman, CEO and President, will present at Chemical Week's India Chemical Industry Outlook Conference in Mumbai, India on Wednesday April 16, 2008.
Msnbc.com Exclusive Report: Pentagon to Issue Lie Detectors for U.S. Troops in Afghanistan
REDMOND, Wash., April 9, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Msnbc.com's exclusive report (http://truth.msnbc.com) reveals that the Pentagon will issue hand-held lie detectors to U.S. troops, beginning this month in Afghanistan and then eventually in Iraq. The Army has bought 94 of the $7,500 machines, called the Preliminary Credibility Assessment Screening System, or PCASS. Other branches of the U.S. military have seen the device and may order their own. The total cost of the project to date is estimated at $2.5 million.