NHS doctors told to stop giving Ozempic to some diabetics due to private demand for weight loss

Ozempic shortage to last until 2024 as drugmaker urges weight-loss supplies cap

NHS doctors have been told not to re-prescribe Ozempic to diabetic patients due to its growing demand to treat weight loss in private clinics, I can reveal. Ozempic, a brand name for the drug semaglutide, was introduced in the UK four years ago to help type 2 diabetics manage their blood glucose levels. The drug … Read more

A veteran astronaut adjusts to a new era of private spaceflight

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Peggy Whitson spent 665 days in space on three long-duration missions to the ISS before a much shorter visit in May to command private astronaut mission Ax-2. (credit: Axiom Space) by Jeff FoustMonday 26 June 2023 Peggy Whitson is America’s most experienced astronaut, having spent 665 days in space on three long-duration missions to the … Read more