More Positive Test Results For Plymouth Firm’s Cholesterol Drug

Esperion Therapeutics Inc. Tuesday announced positive results from a Phase 2a study of its drug candidate ETC-1002 when added to statin therapy in patients with high levels of low density lipoprotein cholesterol, the so-called bad cholesterol, in their blood.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2013


Esperion Reports Cholesterol Cut Up To 43% In Diabetics On New Drug

Esperion Therapeutics’ proposed new cholesterol-busting drug cut the level of low-density lipoprotein, the so-called bad choleterol, up to 43 percent in a Phase 2 test of diabetic patients.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2013

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RECALL: Generic Version Of Lipitor May Contain Glass Particles

Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. has recalled several doses of its generic version of Lipitor because some batches of the cholesterol fighter may contain small glass particles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/23/2012

Study: Investigational Drug Significantly Raises ‘Good Cholesterol’ Levels

It’s a new drug that’s hoped will do what no other drug can: Significantly raise the levels of good cholesterol in patients.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2011

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Study: New Way To Control Blood Sugar, Cholesterol

Think about this: It might be time to swap out that daily bagel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2011

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Added Benefits To Eating Apples

Can eating an apple a day really keep the doctor away?

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2011

New Drug Produces Steep Drop In Bad Cholesterol

An experimental drug boosted good cholesterol so high and dropped bad cholesterol so low in a study that doctors were stunned and voiced renewed hopes for an entirely new way of preventing heart attacks and strokes.


New UM Research Tells How Niacin Fights High Cholesterol

High blood lipids are a big risk factor for developing heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in the United States. Approximately one of every six adult Americans has high blood cholesterol and […]


UM-Led Research ID's 95 Genes At Work In Cholesterol

A global team of researchers co-led by the University of Michigan School of Public Health has discovered or confirmed 95 regions of the human genome where genetic variants are associated with blood cholesterol and triglyceride […]


Pfizer Gets EU Approval For Kids’ Cholesterol Drug

The European Union has approved a new chewable form of cholesterol blockbuster Lipitor for children 10 and up with high levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides, a type of blood fat, Pfizer said Tuesday. The […]



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