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2010-11-02 06:30:00

CRANBURY, N.J., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Palatin Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PTN), announced today that it has received $978,000 in grants under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA), with $847,000 available immediately and $131,000 available no later than 30 days after Palatin's fiscal year ending June 30, 2011. The grants are related to four of Palatin's projects - melanocortin agonists for sexual dysfunction; melanocortin agonists for obesity and...

2010-11-01 22:27:31

A drug in testing to treat atherosclerosis significantly inhibited growth of ovarian cancer in both human cell lines and mouse models, the first such report of a peptide being used to fight malignancies, according to a study by researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. The study follows previous discovery by the same group showing that a protein called apolipoprotein A-I (apoA-I) in patients may be used as a biomarker to diagnose early stage ovarian cancer, when it typically...

2010-10-07 15:37:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for cardiovascular disease, today announced that Michael R. Bristow, M.D. Ph.D. has joined the Scientific Advisory Board overseeing the development of CD-NP, a dual natriuretic peptide receptor agonist in development for the treatment of acute decompensated heart failure. Dr. Bristow, a recognized leader in the heart...

2010-09-23 06:30:00

STOCKHOLM, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Tolerx, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer by modulating T cell activity, today presented an analysis of baseline data from the Phase 3 DEFEND-1 clinical trial of otelixizumab in patients with autoimmune new onset type 1 diabetes. The analysis showed that fasting C-peptide, as measured by results from a single blood draw, were highly correlated with maximum stimulated C-peptide, as...

2010-09-09 06:13:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced that Joshua Kazam, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Rodman & Renshaw 12th Annual Global Investment Conference on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) at the Palace Hotel in New York City, New York. About Nile Therapeutics Nile Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage...

2010-07-22 06:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for cardiovascular disease, today announced the appointment of Richard B. Brewer as Executive Chairman. With over 35 years of biotech and pharmaceutical industry experience, Mr. Brewer brings a wealth of operational, financial, and business development expertise to Nile. "We are extremely pleased to welcome Mr. Brewer to our...

2010-07-21 10:29:00

NEENAH, Wis., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A scientific journal, Phytotherapy Research (May 17, 2010), has reported findings from research teams at King's College London and at Burdwan Medical College, J. B. Ayurved College and Calcutta University (West Bengal). The conclusions confirm the earlier findings of Ayurvedic-Life that the patented Gymnema sylvestre extract, OSA(TM) (Om Santal Adivasi), stimulated insulin secretion from human islets in vitro and in vivo. They also confirmed earlier...

2010-06-28 06:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Tolerx, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer by modulating T cell activity, today presented an analysis of baseline data from the Phase 3 DEFEND-1 clinical trial of otelixizumab in patients with autoimmune new onset type 1 diabetes. The analysis showed that higher C-peptide levels had a statistically significant correlation with a decrease in two distinct measurements of glucose...

2010-06-21 07:00:00

CRANBURY, N.J., June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Palatin Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PTN) today announced results of preclinical studies in respiratory tissue with PL-3994. In rat, guinea pig and human tissues, PL-3994 produced potent relaxation of isolated airway smooth muscle, indicating that PL-3994 may be a potent bronchodilator in humans. PL-3994 is a proprietary peptide mimetic that binds and activates natriuretic peptide receptor A, a guanylate cyclase. Naturally occurring...

2010-05-26 08:19:00

JERUSALEM, May 26, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Study Data Shows ORMD-0801 Resulted in Glucose and C-Peptide Reduction Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCBB: ORMP.OB) (http://www.oramed.com), a developer of alternative drug delivery systems, announced today that the paper entitled, "Open-label study to assess the safety and pharmacodynamics of five oral insulin formulations in healthy subjects," authored by Dr. Roy Eldor, Dr. Miriam Kidron and Dr. Ehud Arbit, was accepted and...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin