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Novo drug ziltivekimab meets primary endpoint in inflammatory biomarker trial

According to Novo Nordisk, the trial showed a significant reduction in several inflammatory biomarkers associated with atherosclerosis in people with advanced chronic kidney disease.

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Novo Nordisk has released the results of its phase II trial of ziltivekimab, 'Rescue'. The drug, which is taken monthly, attained its primary goal of reducing inflammatory biomarkers associated with atherosclerosis (hardened arteries, -ed.) in people with advanced chronic kidney disease.

The press release written by Novo Nordisk states that the data was released at the American College of Cardiology's 70th annual conference (this year, a virtual conference) and published in the Lancet.

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