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UK approves Eli Lilly’s weight loss injection pen to treat type 2 diabetes and obesity

The drug can help reduce sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes as well as regulate a patient’s appetite Eli Lilly’s weight-loss medicine...

Protect Britain could help NHS save billions of pounds a year: Tony Blair Institute

The separate organisation should be responsible for identifying patients who need pre-emptive treatment Former UK prime minister, Tony Blair has expressed that there should be...

Northern Ireland Government launches public consultations on obesity issue

A new survey has revealed that 65% of adults and 26% of children in the country are either obese or overweight The Department of...

New diabetes medicine approved for obesity in the UK

The new ‘King Kong’ drug is effective in weight management and related health problems in adults over 18 years A diabetes medicine, Mounjaro, has been...

‘Wegovy could be key to curing heart failure’

Novo Nordisk said its hugely popular drug Wegovy was shown to substantially ease heart failure in obese people, as the Danish drugmaker seeks to...

Weight loss drug candidates multiply, spurring hopes of lower costs

New data on weight loss drugs that could compete with Novo Nordisk's Wegovy are raising expectations there will soon be more options, and possibly...