The European Commission accepted the transaction without circumstances.

This satisfies the problem to the tender present related to European Commission regulatory authorization and may be the last regulatory acceptance that is a condition to the tender give. As previously announced, on Tuesday the tender give is scheduled to expire at nighttime Eastern time, Feb. 24, 2009, unless the tender present is extended. Consummation of the tender give remains at the mercy of other customary conditions, including the tender of a majority of the exceptional shares of AMO’s common share on a fully diluted basis. As previously announced, Abbott commenced the tender give on Jan. 27, 2009, for all the excellent shares of AMO common stock for $22 per share in cash.

There are also other factors that donate to the onset of asthma in check subjects, including obesity and infection. The Tucson Children’s Respiratory Study started with a group of 1200 kids born between 1980 and 1984 and studied the patterns of asthma in them. The subjects began the analysis at birth and every 2 yrs from then on the parents of the kids completed questionnaires on the children’s health. The children began filling them out at age 16. Approximately every five years, the subjects would go in to the working office for lung function assessments, skin allergy testing, and give blood samples for research related to allergy and respiratory diseases.There are also other factors that donate to the onset of asthma in check subjects, including obesity and infection. The Tucson Children’s Respiratory Study started with a group of 1200 kids born between 1980 and 1984 and studied the patterns of asthma in them. The subjects began the analysis at birth and every 2 yrs from then on the parents of the kids completed questionnaires on the children’s health. The children began filling them out at age 16. Approximately every five years, the subjects would go in to the working office for lung function assessments, skin allergy testing, and give blood samples for research related to allergy and respiratory diseases.