Semaglutide fails in phase II trial within fatty liver disease

Novo Nordisk joins a string of other companies in acknowledging that a fatty liver can be hard to treat. On Wednesday, the company reports that its NASH therapy has failed in a phase II study as a monotherapy against the disease.

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, also known as NASH, has proven itself to be somewhat of a headache for several companies trying to develop treatments for the disease, and Novo Nordisk might be the latest addition to the group.

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