Tag Archives: overweight

Boehringer Ingelheim Advances Dual Agonist Survodutide to Phase III Trials, Demonstrating Significant Weight Loss in Phase II Study

(IN BRIEF) Pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim has declared its intention to move forward with survodutide, a dual agonist targeting the glucagon/GLP-1 receptors, into three Phase III clinical trials for individuals suffering from overweight or obesity. This decision stems from promising … Read the full press release

Novo Nordisk’s SELECT Trial Shows Semaglutide 2.4 mg Cuts Cardiovascular Risk in Overweight and Obese Adults

(IN BRIEF) Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company, has reported the headline findings from the SELECT cardiovascular outcomes trial. This double-blinded study assessed the impact of subcutaneous once-weekly semaglutide 2.4 mg in comparison to placebo as an adjunct to standard … Read the full press release

Study identifies risk factors associated with long Covid

(IN BRIEF) New research from the University of East Anglia has found that being vaccinated against Covid-19 can halve the risk of developing long Covid. The study, which is the largest of its kind and includes more than 860,000 patients, … Read the full press release

Majority across UK, Denmark, Sweden and Germany do not see nutrition as part of sustainable diets – Arla Foods survey

(PRESS RELEASE) VIBY, Denmark, 10-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Arla Foods, a Danish multinational cooperative and Scandinavia’s largest producer of dairy products, has announced the release of its new survey, conducted by YouGov, of more than 8,000 consumers in the UK, … Read the full press release

European Commission funded project YOUNG 50 aimed at preventing cardiovascular disease risk factors in people aged 50 launches in Luxembourg, Lithuania and Romania

(PRESS RELEASE) LUXEMBOURG, 29-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), a public biomedical research organisation, has announced that a project called YOUNG 50 and funded by the European Commission launches in Luxembourg with the aim to screen and … Read the full press release

Aviva’s Health Check UK report: 48% of UK adults are overweight or very overweight

Millennials (18-34 year olds) eat 10 takeaways per month – five times as many as the over 55s Fish and chips tops the nation’s takeaway list – but millennials prefer pizza Almost half (48%) of UK adults are overweight or … Read the full press release