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Discovery Laboratories, Inc.
Discovery Labs Announces Topline Results of Surfaxin Phase 2 Clinical Trial for the Prevention and Treatment of BPD
WARRINGTON, Pa., Oct. 11, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO) today announced encouraging results from its recently completed Phase 2 clinical trial of Surfaxin(r) (lucinactant) for the prevention and treatment of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD), a debilitating and chronic lung disease typically affecting premature infants who have suffered Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS). The results suggest that Surfaxin, administered up to five times, may represent a novel therapeutic option for infants at risk for BPD. Presently there are no approved therapies for this disease. Surfaxin has received an Approvable Letter from the United States FDA for the prevention of RDS and has Orphan Drug Status and Fast Track designation from the FDA for the prevention and treatment of BPD.
NetBank Makes Draft of 2007-2008 CRA Strategic Plan Available for Public Review
ATLANTA, Oct. 11, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- NetBank, Inc. (Nasdaq:NTBK), a diversified financial services provider and parent company of NetBank(r) (www.netbank.com), today announced that NetBank has completed a preliminary draft of a strategic plan to meet Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) requirements during 2007 and 2008. The plan focuses the company's mortgage and small business lending activities on a total of five assessment areas and on 22 states that the company considers CRA Focus Areas.
Sage Global Solutions
Sage Global Acquires PremierPoint Insurance Services, Inc.
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 11, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sage Global Solutions, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SGGL) announced today that it has acquired PremierPoint Insurance Services, Inc., which offers innovative insurance products specializing in Workers' Compensation and the utilization of captive programs. PremierPoint also provides traditional wholesale agency products, program consulting and risk management assistance to insurance agents and carriers.
flexSCAN's health360 to be Provided to 40,000 Patients and Employees at Coastal Communities Hospital Santa Ana
MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 11, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- flexSCAN, Inc. (OTCBB:FXSC) today announced an agreement with Coastal Communities Hospital to bring health360(tm) health and wellness services to about 480 employees to the Santa Ana, CA-based hospital. health360(tm) offers a wide range of services including disease screening, health risk assessments, online diet and fitness programs, and electronic personal health records (PHR). The agreement also allows flexSCAN to offer its PHR system (trademark PHR360) to more than 40,000 patients who visit Coastal Communities Hospital each year.
John M. Floyd & Associates
John M. Floyd & Associates Help Bankers Achieve Results Despite a Low Margin Market
SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 11, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The John M. Floyd & Associates (JMFA) 2006 Leadership Conference for bank executives kicked off Monday in San Antonio, Texas and ran through October 10th. The conference has gained a reputation among past attendees as providing cutting-edge industry information. Executives hail the conference as one of the best in the industry for providing relevant solutions to key financial industry challenges.
HiEnergy Technologies Updates Filing Status
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 11, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- HiEnergy Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:HIETE) announced today that it expects to file its quarterly report on Form 10-QSB for the three months ended July 31, 2006 prior to the expiration of the 30-day grace period of October 20, 2006.
Virgin America to Ink Deals With Disney, Fox, Paramount and Warner Brothers
BURLINGAME, Calif., Oct. 11, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Virgin America, the new U.S. start-up airline with pending government approval plans to start domestic service early next year, today announced a collection of launch studio partners for its inflight entertainment (IFE). The airline has reached individual agreements with Disney, Fox, Paramount Pictures, and Warner Brothers to provide major theatrical content at every seat and on every flight.