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.
On Wednesday, the Danish pharmaceutical company announced that it has completed a 48-week long phase II trial of its molecule semaglutide as a treatment for NASH. The candidate was incapable of demonstrating an effect on the disease, though that the drug was well-tolerated by patients with the serious end-stage NASH complication, cirrhosis.
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