Can weight-loss drugs such as Ozempic also treat addiction and dementia?

Studies show active ingredient semaglutide can reduce the risk of heart attack, improve fertility and help treat diabetes

It is a drug that has dominated headlines, first as a medication for type 2 diabetes, then as a weight-loss aid. Now it seems semaglutide – often called by its brand names Ozempic or Wegovy – could bring benefits in myriad areas of healthcare, from addiction to dementia.

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