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Latest Cholesterol absorption inhibitor Stories

2008-10-31 12:00:32

Karo Bio, a drug discovery and development company, has successfully completed a 10-week Phase IIb study with eprotirome given to dyslipidemia patients undergoing treatment with the cholesterol absorption inhibitor ezetimibe. Eprotirome induced a statistically significant and clinically relevant lowering of serum low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol, triglycerides and lipoprotein(a) and was safe and well tolerated. Data show that eprotirome in combination with ezetimibe can become an...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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