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6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Merck second-quarter profit more than doubles, tops forecast

A big one-time gain and a tax benefit helped drugmaker Merck & Co. more than double its second-quarter profit, raise the lower end of its profit forecast and easily top analysts' expectations.


Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Whitehouse Station, NJ

7 hrs ago | Business Wire

Merck Announces Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Non-GAAP earnings per share for the second quarter of $0.85 exclude acquisition- and divestiture-related costs, restructuring costs and certain other items.


Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Diabetes, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Monotherapy with the PCSK9 inhibitor alirocumab versus ezetimibe in...

Monotherapy with the PCSK9 inhibitor alirocumab versus ezetimibe in patients with hypercholesterolemia: Results of a 24week, double-blind, randomized Phase 3 trial.


Mon Jul 21, 2014


Effects of Lowering LDL Cholesterol on Progression of Kidney Disease.

Lowering LDL cholesterol reduces the risk of developing atherosclerotic events in CKD, but the effects of such treatment on progression of kidney disease remain uncertain.


Related Topix: Cholesterol, Health, Zocor, Simvastatin (generic), Kidney Cancer

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

New Findings from Cleveland Clinic Update Understanding of...

Statin intolerance, which is predominantly due to muscle-related side effects, is reported in up to 10% to 20% of patients."


Tue Jul 15, 2014


Impact of Drug Policy on Regional Trends in Ezetimibe Use [Original Articles]

From the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, College of Pharmacy, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA ; Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA ; Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine and Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital , Yale ... (more)


Related Topix: Western University of Health Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, Pomona, CA

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Detroit News

Which diet is the right diet?

Dear Dr. Roach: I am taking Zetia and niacin for extremely high cholesterol and triglycerides.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Cholesterol, Health, Niacin (generic), Niaspan, Niacor, South Beach Diet, Low Carb Diet, Vegetarian

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Kevin, M.D.

Why are doctors still prescribing Zetia?

A health research company just released a list of the 100 top drugs in America according to sales.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cholesterol, Health, Zocor, Simvastatin (generic), Niacin (generic), Niaspan, Niacor

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Merck Says It Regrets Strong-Arming Italian Researcher

Merck says that it "regrets" using legal threats to push a leading Italian researcher to muffle his public critiques of one of the company's cholesterol drugs.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cholesterol, Health, Business News

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Merck Uses Legal Threats To Stifle Negative Advice About Zetia And Vytorin In Italy

In response to repeated legal threats, a public health doctor in Italy has withdrawn advice to curtail use of a controversial drug.


Related Topix: Business News