VA-HIT


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VA-HIT

Cardiology A clinical trial–Veterans Affairs HDL Intervention Trial
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In the Framingham Offspring Study and the VA-HIT (69), LpA-I and LpA-I:A-II HDL subclass quantification by differential electroimmunoassay in male participants provided no additional information about CHD risk, compared to the traditional lipid measurements.
Certain statements in this press release, including statements relating to Niaspan, the results of the COMPELL study and other studies, including but not limited to the HATS, VA-HIT, ARBITER 2 and ARBITER 3 studies, the growing emphasis on the treatment of HDL cholesterol, the potential increase in market growth for cholesterol combination therapies, the growth prospects of the markets in which the Company's products compete, the Company's strong and growing research and development pipeline and future sales growth are forward-looking and are subject to risks and uncertainties which may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in a forward-looking statement.
6) Another study, known as VA-HIT (VA High Density Lipoprotein Intervention Trial conducted by the Department of Veteran Affairs), showed that raising HDL-C levels in patients with low HDL-C significantly reduced coronary heart disease events.