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Novo Nordisk's semaglutide shows improved mental and physical wellbeing as obesity treatment

New data suggests that Novo Nordisk's molecule semaglutide improves the mental and physical wellbeing of obesity patients according to results from the pharmaceutical company's Step program.

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A weekly dose of Novo Nordisk's semaglutide as a treatment for obesity seems to result in weight loss as well as improved physical function and psychological wellbeing, according to results from the Danish pharmaceutical firm's phase IIIa known as Step 1.

The data was introduced on Thursday in connection with the annual conference for the European Congress on Obesity (ECO).

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