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FDA adds warning to Ozempic label about risk for blocked intestines

Ozempic, a type 2 diabetes drug that has increasingly been used to help with weight loss, will now be labeled as having the potential to block intestines.

Overweight & Obesity

Few eligible patients get access to publicly funded weight management programs in England, study shows

Of the more than 1.8 million adults in England with a recorded diagnosis of overweight or obesity, only 3% are referred to publicly-funded weight management programs, according to a new study published in the journal PLOS ...

Overweight & Obesity

In 22 U.S. states, more than a third of adults are now obese

Obesity is on the rise across the United States. In 22 states, 35% of adults or more were obese last year, new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show. Just 10 years ago, there were no states that ...