Medicine’s Rong Xu discusses study linked to popular weight loss drugs and suicide

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NBC NewsRong Xu, professor at the School of Medicine, discussed a study she led that showed no correlation between popular weight loss drugs and suicide. “We saw a lower risk associated with semaglutide compared to other medications, but we don’t know exactly the mechanism yet,” she said. “We’re not saying the risk is zero. We just compared to other medications and we didn’t see an increase.”