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Serious Side Effects Seen In Drug That Raises 'Good' HDL Cholesterol

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Bill Berkrot March 9 (Reuters) - Unexpected serious side effects arose in a huge study of a Merck & Co long-acting niacin drug aim...

Drugmaker Withdraws Cholesterol Drug Worldwide

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2013 | Healthy Living

Jan 11 (Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc said it would withdraw its cholesterol drug Tredaptive from markets worldwide after European regulators recommende...

Setback For Cholesterol Drug

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living

* Cites increase in nonfatal side effects * Says it will not seek U.S. approval of high-profile drug * Failure is latest...