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FDA Approves Ozempic (semaglutide) for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes and Known Heart Disease

Print this page PLAINSBORO, N.J., Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Novo Nordisk today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for Ozempic (semaglutide) injection 0.5 mg or 1 mg to reduce the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) such as heart attack, stroke, or death in adults… Read More »

Short Sugar Binges Raise Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an autoimmune condition with serious consequences. This is not the same as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), which is a functional bowel disorder with no significant physical conditions that contribute to the problem. The two most common health conditions falling under the umbrella term of IBD are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative… Read More »