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EquiTrust Life, Nationwide Financial, and United Life Join Beacon's AnnuityNexus Fixed Annuity Database
EVANSTON, Ill., Aug. 11, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Beacon Research announced today that it has added information to its AnnuityNexus database on the fixed annuity products of EquiTrust Life Insurance Co. (NYSE:FFG), Nationwide Financial Services (NYSE:NFS), and United Life Insurance Co. (Nasdaq:UFCS). The database features carrier-approved, institutional quality product profiles unique in their accuracy, comprehensiveness and timeliness. These carriers join the growing group of AnnuityNexus data partners.
Encysive Pharmaceuticals Inc.
THELIN (Sitaxentan Sodium) Receives European Marketing Authorization for Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
HOUSTON, August 11, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Encysive Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:ENCY) today announced that the Company has received the formal decision letter from the European Commission granting marketing authorization for THELIN(R)(1) (sitaxentan sodium(2)) 100 mg tablets. THELIN is indicated for the treatment of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) classified as World Health Organization (WHO) functional class III, to improve exercise capacity. Efficacy has been shown in primary pulmonary hypertension(3) and pulmonary hypertension associated with connective tissue disease. THELIN is the first selective endothelin A receptor antagonist, and first once daily oral treatment available for patients with PAH. The European Commission's centralized licensing procedure permits Encysive to market THELIN in all 25 member states of the European Union.
Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc.
Aventine, Consolidated Grain and Barge Co. Announce Agreement
PEKIN, Ill., Aug. 11, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AVR), a leading producer, marketer and end-to-end supplier of ethanol, together with Consolidated Grain and Barge Co., a subsidiary of CGB Enterprises, Inc. ("CGB"), an innovative and progressive leader in the grain and transportation industries, today announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding ("MOU") to include, among other things, the construction of a new ethanol facility in Mt. Vernon, Ind.
Delta Mutual, Inc.
Delta Mutual Reports Second Quarter Results
SELLERSVILLE, Pa., Aug. 11, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delta Mutual, Inc. (OTCBB:DLTM), specializing in energy recovery and construction services through environmentally-friendly technologies and products, today announced results for the second quarter and six months ending June 30, 2006.