PureTech Health-affiliated weight loss capsule gets FDA approval

//PureTech Health-affiliated weight loss capsule gets FDA approval

PureTech Health-affiliated weight loss capsule gets FDA approval

Nearly two decades after being founded, life sciences company-creator and incubator PureTech Health has helped bring its first product to market. PureTech-affiliate Gelesis last week received FDA approval for a weight-loss capsule that releases a special formatted gel that fills up a portion of a person's stomach. Overweight subjects who took the capsule, called Plenity, before eating were almost twice as likely to meet a weight loss goal, according to clinical trial data. Plenity is the first…

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By | 2019-04-15T09:57:58+00:00 April 15th, 2019|Healthcare|

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