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Another -cetrapib fail

don’t fuck with your cholesterol levels.

Dalcetrapib, a CETP inhibitor that raises HDL cholesterol, just failed for Roche:  Effects of dalcetrapib in patients with a recent acute coronary syndrome (Schwartz et al., 2012)

Not surprisingly, as Pfizer’s version also failed 5 years ago:  Effects of of torcetrapib in patients at high risk for coronary events (Barter et al., 2007)

must read –> …if it ain’t broke… 

 

calories proper

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