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2013-12-02 20:22:05

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Endosurgery, Inc., a leading developer of medical devices for endoscopic surgical procedures, today announced the completion of the acquisition of the obesity intervention division of Allergan, Inc., which manufactures and sells weight loss solutions comprised of the LAP-BAND® adjustable gastric banding system and the ORBERA(TM) intra-gastric balloon system. "With worldwide obesity numbers reaching epidemic levels, the acquisition...

2013-10-29 08:34:24

Leading weight-loss medical devices and access to global sales channel to fuel growth AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Endosurgery, Inc., a leading developer of medical devices and endoscopic surgical procedures, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the obesity intervention division of Allergan, Inc. for up to $110 million. The total includes an upfront cash payment of $75 million, minority equity interest of $15 million, and...

2012-05-28 23:01:09

Lap of Luxury Lap Desks announces that as of 5-29-2012 large and small lap desks will be available on Amazon.com. Eugene, Oregon (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 Lap of Luxury Lap Desks is pleased announce that as of 5-29-2012, they will be a part of the huge and prosperous world of Amazon.com. “Amazon is a wonderful platform from which to share products with the world and we are thrilled to be a part of it,” says Lap of Luxury owner, Kathleen Hogan. ComScore, Inc.a leader in measuring the...

2011-10-05 13:32:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A global summit of online security experts will convene in Paris at a joint MAAWG-LAP meeting featuring keynotes by important French government officials along with panels of international law enforcement agents, public policy advisors, technologists and academic researchers. Organized around the annual European meeting of the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group on Oct. 24-27, the multi-organizational gathering will be held in conjunction with...

2011-02-24 00:00:46

LAP-BAND® surgery, offered by Dr. Timothy Ehrlich in Connecticut, has been approved by the FDA for overweight individuals with a lower BMI (body mass index) Trumbull, CT (Vocus/PRWEB) February 23, 2011 For those people in Connecticut who suffer from obesity but are less than 100 pounds overweight, long-term weight loss often achieved with minimally invasive weight-loss surgery is now a viable option. On February 16, 2011, the LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System, previously...

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2008-12-16 10:18:45

A Canadian professional Santa Claus at an Edmonton shopping mall claims parents who snap pictures of their children on his lap instead of paying are stealing. Lyle Young told the Edmonton Sun a service that offers instant prints contracted by the Mill Woods Town Center mall charges only $14, and parents who want pictures should respect the business. What message are you sending your children; 'Look Tommy and Sally, see what your parents stole you for Christmas,' Young said. This is a private...

2008-12-01 13:11:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- CEIVA Logic, Inc., the inventor of the digital photo frame, announced the Sit on Santa's Lap (www.sitonsantaslap.com) viral video program just in time for the holiday season. Sit on Santa's Lap lets anyone virtually sit on Santa's lap and create a festive online video that can be sent instantly to family and friends across the globe. Visitors also have the option of embedding their holiday videos on social networking sites, including Facebook, Digg and...

2008-09-28 12:00:02

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Hollywood celebrities can continue to drive with animals nestled in their laps. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is vetoing a bill to fine motorists $35 for sharing the driver's seat with lapdogs or other animals. Republican Assemblyman Bill Maze says the practice is distracting. He introduced the bill after seeing a woman driving with three dogs on her lap. Schwarzenegger says he's signing only bills that are "the highest priority for California." And a lapdog ban...