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Equity News Circuit

February 19, 2013 08:15 ET

Free Research Reports on ARNA, DSCO, MNKD and ZIOP Issued by the Bedford Report

Note to Editors: The Following Is an Investment Opinion Being Issued by the Equity News Circuit

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Feb 19, 2013) - The Bedford Report has released new equity reports today. As a leading provider of free in depth reports and timely market updates, Bedford is an essential resource for hundreds of thousands of investors across the country.

Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) was among the top gainers within the Biotech Industry in 2012. In June 2012, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the company's weight loss drug, BELVIQ, which was the first anti-obesity drug approved by the FDA in over a decade. Shares of Arena have soared over 350 percent year-to-date.

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Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO) shares have gained over 25 percent year-to-date. The company's SURFAXIN is the first synthetic, peptide-containing (KL4) surfactant approved by the FDA and the only alternative to animal-derived surfactants. Discovery has recently received a $30 million funding commitment from Deerfield Management.

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MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ: MNKD) shares have gained over 7 percent year-to-date. Its lead product candidate, AFREZZA, is in late stage clinical investigation for the treatment of adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes for the control of hyperglycemia.

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ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ: ZIOP) shares have gained over 10 percent year-to-date. The company has recently reported that the Phase 3 (PICASSO 3) trial of palifosfamide in first-line metastatic soft tissue sarcoma reached its target number of progression-free survival events.

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