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The European Medicines Agency announced on Friday that it has found no causal association between GLP-1 receptor agonists—a popular class of weight-loss treatments that include Novo Nordisk’s Wegovy (semaglutide)—and the risks of suicidal thoughts and actions.

The European Medicines Agency is set to review several diabetes and weight-loss treatments this week in connection with potential increased risk of suicidal ideation and self-harm, according to a draft agenda document of the agency’s Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee.