Is This Really the Next Obesity Drug?

Each week, we like to take a moment to boil down the biggest news from the most influential companies in the pharmaceuticals industry, and tell our viewers what that news means for you. We call that segment our Big Pharma Roundup.

In this week's installment, Brenton discusses a trial under way at Novo Nordisk (NYSE: NVO  ) with its drug Victoza. The drug is currently a blockbuster in the diabetes type 2 space, but NVO is testing higher dosages for use in obesity. In this video, he discusses whether this is important for other players in the obesity drug space.

The potential market for obesity drugs is massive, but so are the risks. If you're looking for more information on the top two obesity drug players, grab copies of our premium research reports on Arena Pharmaceuticals and VIVUS today. In the reports, our senior biotech analyst, Brian Orelli, Ph.D., breaks down each company's strengths and weaknesses, and explains the critical issues you need to know about. News in this space moves fast, so both reports come with a full year of updates. Click now for exclusive information on Arena and VIVUS.


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