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New Investments in Housing for the Elderly -- Kungsleden to Acquire More Properties in Partly Owned Company
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 26, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The company that Kungsleden owns jointly with Pilen AB, has acquired seven properties for use as housing for the elderly in Malmo. The acquired properties are: Storskarven 9, 12, 13, Bardisanen 14, Nicktisteln 2, as well as Tvarakern 16 and 17. The total floor space is 8,900 m2 and the purchase price is SEK 108 M. The acquisitions are being effected at an estimated direct yield of 8.1 percent. Malmo municipality rents 80 percent of the floor space.
BioXell SpA: Vitamin D3 Analogue Arrests the Development of Autoimmune Diabetes
MILANO, Italy, April 26, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- BioXell SpA announced today the publication of a study in the May issue of the journal Diabetes describing the ability of a synthetic analogue of the active form of vitamin D3 (1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3) to arrest the development of autoimmune diabetes (type 1 diabetes) in non-obese diabetic (NOD) mice. This study is the first to demonstrate the ability of a selected vitamin D3 analogue to block ongoing diabetes in the adult NOD mouse, a model that closely resembles the pathogenesis of human type 1 diabetes.