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  • July 10, 2024
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Health officials say Ozempic and Wegovy needles should be disposed of properly

Semaglutide medications, including Ozempic and Wegovy, have become extremely popular. According to a Gallup poll, 6% of American adults have tried the injectable weight-loss drugs and 3% are currently using…

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  • July 3, 2024
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Ozempic and Wegovy may be linked to risk of rare form of blindness: study

People taking Ozempic or Wegovy may be at greater risk of developing a rare form of blindness. However, more research is needed to make a definitive statement, researchers say in…

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  • June 25, 2024
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Novo Nordisk's Wegovy weight loss drug has been approved in China

Novo Nordisk's weight loss drug Wegovy has seen a huge rise in popularity. Nurfoto | Getty Images Novo Nordisk said Tuesday that its Wegovy weight loss treatment has been approved…

  • Business
  • June 24, 2024
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Novo Nordisk to increase production of Wegovy, Ozempic with new NC facility

Novo Nordisk's new manufacturing facility in Clayton, North Carolina. Courtesy: Novo Nordisk Novo Nordisk said Monday it will spend $4.1 billion to build a new factory in Clayton, North Carolina,…

  • Health
  • May 30, 2024
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Ozempic and Wegovy could serve as treatments for kidney disease, research suggests

Ozempic prescriptions in Los Angeles increase 162% Dr. Fox News medical contributor Marc Siegel discussed the surge in Ozempic prescriptions, his response to the Pope saying a migrant “needs to…

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  • May 22, 2024
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The use of Wegovy and other weight loss medications is increasing among children and young adults

At age 17, Israel McKenzie was so burdened by obesity that he stopped attending high school in person and was ashamed to talk to people at his restaurant job. “I…

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  • May 21, 2024
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Nestle announces a new line of foods aimed at users of Ozempic, Wegovy

Nestle will launch a line of high-protein, high-fiber foods aimed at those using Ozempic or Wegovy for weight management, the company announced Tuesday. The line, called Vital Pursuit, is “well…

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  • May 15, 2024
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Wegovy could bankrupt America's health care system, Sanders says in new report

The blockbuster weight-loss drug Wegovy could bankrupt the U.S. health care system unless its price falls, according to a report released Wednesday by Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), chairman of the Senate…

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  • May 14, 2024
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Wegovy users maintain their weight for almost four years: study

Newly released clinical trial data on the GLP-1 agonist Wegovy showed that weight loss was sustained for up to four years after participants started taking the once-weekly injected medication. The…

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  • May 14, 2024
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Wegovy patients maintain weight loss for 4 years: Novo Nordisk study

Boxes of Wegovy made by Novo Nordisk are seen at a pharmacy in London, Great Britain, on March 8, 2024. Hollie Adams | Reuters Taking patients Novo Nordisk's obesity drug…