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  • Botox maker Allergan draws bid from Valeant

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals is teaming up with activist investor Bill Ackman in a bid for Botox maker Allergan that could be worth about $40 billion.


  • Valeant to bid for Botox maker Allergan

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals has teamed up with activist investor Bill Ackman in a bid for Botox maker Allergan that could be worth about $40 billion.


  • ** FILE ** In this Dec. 11, 2001, file photo, a silicone gel breast implant is shown at Mentor Corp. manufacturing facility in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/Donna McWilliam, file)

    FDA concludes silicone breast implants mostly safe

    Federal health officials say the latest data on silicone breast implants show they are relatively safe, despite frequent complications that lead about one in five women to have the implants removed within ten years.


  • In this product photograph provided by Allergan, Inc., the LAP-BAND System is displayed. An FDA panel will vote whether to recommend expanding the use of a stomach shrinking band currently approved just for the morbidly obese. (AP Photo/Allergan, Inc.)  NO SALES

    Panel recommends expanding use of stomach bands

    About 12 million more obese Americans could soon qualify for surgery to implant a small, flexible stomach band designed to help them lose weight by dramatically limiting their food intake. The Food and Drug Administration will make a final decision on the Lap-Band in the coming months.


  • FDA panel favors expansion of stomach band surgery

    A panel of federal health experts on Friday recommended expanding approval of a stomach-shrinking band to help patients who are obese but lighter than patients currently recommended to receive the implant.


  • In this product photograph provided by Allergan, Inc., the LAP-BAND System is displayed. An FDA panel will vote whether to recommend expanding the use of a stomach shrinking band currently approved just for the morbidly obese. (AP Photo/Allergan, Inc.)  NO SALES

    Panel recommends expanding use of stomach bands

    About 12 million more obese Americans could soon qualify for surgery to implant a small, flexible stomach band designed to help them lose weight by dramatically limiting their food intake. The Food and Drug Administration will make a final decision on the Lap-Band in the coming months.


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