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2008-11-07 12:00:23

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the treatment of cardiovascular and metabolic disease, has announced positive top-line data from three separate Phase II trials involving its lead cholesterol management compound, AEGR-733, which is a microsomal triglyceride transfer protein inhibitor.

2008-09-25 12:00:15

Anthera Pharmaceuticals has reached an agreement with the FDA on a Phase III protocol for varespladib in acute coronary syndrome under the FDA's special protocol assessment procedure.

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2008-09-20 07:50:00

A new study appearing in the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies was unable to find high quality clinical evidence documenting reduced heart attack risk for women in a primary prevention context. Furthermore, advertising omits label information relevant to women.

2008-08-25 09:00:26

Anthera Pharmaceuticals has started the Francis clinical trial designed to examine the impact of varespladib when administered to patients within 96 hours of an acute coronary syndrome event.

2006-08-03 17:33:11

LONDON (Reuters) - British authorities have found a new batch of counterfeit packs of Pfizer Inc's Lipitor cholesterol pill in the legitimate supply chain, highlighting the risk posed by fake drugs, officials said on Thursday.

2006-05-26 11:40:00

Treating diabetics who have signs of heart disease with a high dose of the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor (80 mg daily), rather than the normal dose of 10 mg daily, can lower the rate of major cardiovascular events by 25 percent, according to a new report.

2006-03-13 12:06:29

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc. on Monday said its Lipitor cholesterol medicine improved kidney function in patients with heart disease in a large clinical study.

2006-01-19 15:18:33

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Treatment with Lipitor (atorvastatin), one of the popular cholesterol-lowering "statin" drugs, can help the heart pump better in patients with heart failure, according to a new report.

2006-01-19 15:15:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Treatment with Lipitor (atorvastatin), one of the popular cholesterol-lowering "statin" drugs, can help the heart pump better in patients with heart failure, according to a new report.

2005-09-27 09:02:11

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc. said on Tuesday U.S. regulators have approved its blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor to reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack in diabetic patients.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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