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Hope is fading fast for torcetrapib

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 05 April 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:716

Drugs that increase serum concentrations of high density lipoprotein should theoretically help prevent cardiovascular events such as heart attack. But hope is fading fast for the new drug torcetrapib, which increases concentrations of “good” cholesterol by inhibiting cholesterol ester transfer …

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