Congress Questions Results Of Cholesterol Study

Law360, New York (December 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A U.S. House of Representatives committee is investigating Merck & Co. Inc. and Schering-Plough Corp. for their delay in releasing the results of a clinical trial for cholesterol drug Vytorin.

Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.), chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), chairman of the House oversight and investigations subcommittee, told the companies in a letter Tuesday that they are concerned by the delay in releasing the results of the Enhance trial and the “apparent manipulation of trial data.”...
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