Med’s Steven Nissen discusses new research relating to weight loss drugs and heart health

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Everyday HealthSteven Nissen, professor at the School of Medicine, discussed new research highlighting the potential for weight-loss drugs to help with heart health, noting that it’s “too soon” to draw broad conclusions about the potential. “It appears to be a very good result,” Nissen said. “But it’s important to keep in mind that drugs that we have tried in the past for obesity have not reduced cardiovascular outcomes.”