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First Horizon National Corporation
First Horizon HSA a Good Match for Bluegrass Family Health HDHP
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 1, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Horizon Msaver Inc. announced today that it has signed a marketing and services agreement to assist in the sale of qualified High Deductible Health Plans (HDHPs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for agents and brokers of Bluegrass Family Health, a Kentucky-based not-for-profit health insurance company that has recently entered the Nashville and Knoxville areas of Tennessee.
Emisphere Technologies, Inc.
Emisphere Announces Publication of Independent Early-Stage Clinical Study on the Effects of Oral GLP-1 and PYY3-36 On Glucose and Insulin Concentrations
CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Oct. 1, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emisphere Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:EMIS) today announced the publication of a study assessing the oral delivery of GLP-1 and PYY3-36 using Emisphere's proprietary delivery technology. The study showed, for the first time, that satiety peptides such as GLP-1 and PYY3-36 can be delivered orally in humans with safety and efficiency. This independent study was conducted at University Hospital in Basel, Switzerland by Christoph Beglinger, M.D., of the Clinical Research Center, Department of Biomedicine Division of Gastroenterology, and Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology at the hospital, and the study results were published in the October 2008 issue of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics.