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From unbearable side-effects to cravings curbed: readers on weight-loss jabs
Some have stopped treatment due to debilitating nausea while others have found the injections have reset their relationship with food

Nicola Davis and Clea Skopeliti

25, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘Skinny jab’ drug firm facing fresh inquiries after ‘serious breaches’ of industry code
Pharmaceutical company behind blockbuster diet jab Wegovy confronts crises on multiple fronts, amid scrutiny of UK activities

Shanti Das and Jon Ungoed-Thomas

18, Mar, 2023 @7:38 PM

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NHS waiting times driving patients to seek weight-loss help in Turkey, says surgeon
Concerns grow after 67 cases of botulism poisoning in past three weeks linked to clinics in Istanbul and İzmir

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

18, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Firm behind Wegovy slimming jab suspended from UK trade association
Novo Nordisk found to be in breach of ABPI code of practice over sponsored weight-loss courses that promoted its medicines

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

16, Mar, 2023 @1:53 PM

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Caffeine may reduce body fat and risk of type 2 diabetes, study suggests
Findings could lead to use of calorie-free caffeinated drinks to cut obesity and type 2 diabetes – but more research needed

Rachel Hall

14, Mar, 2023 @10:30 PM

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Revealed: experts who praised new ‘skinny jab’ received payments from drug maker
Novo Nordisk gave millions to obesity charities and healthcare professionals, including expert who advised Nice

Shanti Das and Jon Ungoed-Thomas

12, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘Orchestrated PR campaign’: how skinny jab drug firm sought to shape obesity debate
Maker of Wegovy, an appetite suppressor hailed as a weight-loss magic bullet, has spent millions on a slick PR campaign – including payments to some of its biggest cheerleaders

Shanti Das and Jon Ungoed-Thomas

12, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Explainer: New ‘skinny jab’ has been approved by the NHS - but does it work and can you buy it?
Websites appear to be defying a UK ban on advertising prescription drugs by urging customers to register their interest in the new weight-loss injection

Jon Ungoed-Thomas and Shanti Das

12, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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The obesity jab may save the food industry’s bacon, but should it? | Martha Gill
Semaglutide has reignited the debate over who is responsible for weight, and how as a society we tackle it

Martha Gill

11, Mar, 2023 @7:00 PM

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The Whale is not a masterpiece – it’s a joyless, harmful fantasy of fat squalor
The Oscar nomination for The Whale must mean it’s great, right? Wrong! It is a shallow and stigmatising reflection of thin people’s assumptions about fat bodies

Lindy West

10, Mar, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Tell us about your experiences of weight-loss medication
We would like to hear about people’s experiences of semaglutide, an anti-diabetic medication sold under the brand name Ozempic and Wegovy for weight loss

Guardian community team

09, Mar, 2023 @12:27 PM

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Yes, England’s new weight-loss drug kills your appetite – but as I know, that comes at a cost | Leila Latif
While the medication I take has hugely helped my health, it has also robbed me of the joy I took in food, says critic Leila Latif

Leila Latif

05, Mar, 2023 @2:52 PM

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