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2006-07-26 01:20:00

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc. will apply for approval to sell a new heart treatment as a single pill, rather than only in combination with its top selling Lipitor, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, quoting a company executive.

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.

2005-11-15 16:19:55

BOSTON (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc. said on Tuesday its experimental cholesterol drug torcetrapib, combined with its multibillion-dollar cholesterol drug Lipitor, significantly increased levels of "good" cholesterol while significantly lowering "bad" cholesterol.

2005-11-15 11:23:02

BOSTON (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc. said on Tuesday its experimental cholesterol drug torcetrapib, combined with its multibillion-dollar selling cholesterol drug Lipitor, significantly increased levels of "good" cholesterol while significantly lowering "bad" cholesterol.

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.

2004-12-01 00:00:07

Dec. 1--It's common knowledge that high cholesterol increases the risks of heart attack. But having too little of a certain type of cholesterol can be hazardous as well, and currently there isn't much doctors can do, except urge their patients to lose weight and exercise.

2004-11-30 15:00:10

GROTON, Conn., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pfizer Inc said today it is on track to achieve its goal of submitting 20 New Drug Application (NDA) filings in the five-year period ending in 2006, reflecting the industry's premier research and development pipeline.


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honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.