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Can a ‘miracle’ weight loss drug end Britain's obesity epidemic?

It’s a diabetic drug that recently became a weight loss diet fad for the rich because of its ability to suppress hunger. Now, Wegovy, a drug similar to Ozempic, has been approved specifically for weight loss for the clinically obese in the UK. But is an injection our best bet at tackling obesity?

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  • Charlotte Ivers, Staff Writer, The Sunday Times. 
  • Dr Amir Khan, NHS GP and Broadcaster.

Host: Manveen Rana. 

Article: How celebrities’ favourite drug Ozempic made Denmark enormously rich: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/how-weight-loss-drug-ozempic-made-denmark-enormously-rich-bbv80sz06

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