A weight-loss wonder-drug that blitzes body fat could also slash UK deaths from heart attacks and strokes.
It cuts calorie intake by mimicking the effects of naturally occurring hormones, called incretins, which are released when we feel full after a meal.
Studies show a third of those on high doses of the drug lose a whopping 20 per cent of their body weight.
A team of British scientists plans to investigate if the once-a-day pill will also slash heart attacks and strokes in millions of patients with type 2 diabetes
<div class="art-ins mol-factbox floatRHS health" data-version="2" id="mol-8a3e05c0-d68f-11eb-b026-d938bf288af4" website wonder drug may also reduce risk of heart attacks