The New Drugs for Weight Loss

From a New York Times story by Gina Kolata headlined “Medical Mystery Shrouds Drugs for Weight Loss”:

Every so often a drug comes along that has the potential to change the world. Medical specialists say the latest to offer that possibility are the new drugs that treat obesity — Ozempic, Wegovy, Mounjaro and more that may soon be coming onto the market.

Nothing like these drugs has existed before.

“Game changers,” said Jonathan Engel, a historian of medicine and health care policy at Baruch College in New York.