Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy

Global Wellness News™ | August 15th, 2023

Ozempic Settles the Obesity Debate: It’s Biology Over Willpower

Weight-loss drugs affect the brain in ways that help researchers understand how the body regulates weight.

New Trends: Smart technologies booming public fitness in China

CGTN presents “New Trends,” which provides you new trends among Chinese people and tells you reasons behind them. In this part of the series, CGTN shows how intellectual technology boosts national fitness on the occasion of annual National Fitness Day.

India, the world’s largest smartwatch market, is getting new smart rings | TechCrunch

BoAt and Noise, India’s leading smartwatch and TWS earbuds manufacturers, are now entering the smart ring market.

Virtuix Raises $5 Million For Home VR Treadmill

The Austin company says it shipped 4,000 commercial treadmills to date.

Bosnia and Herzegovina-based social fitness platform Rolla
closes $6.9 million

The new investment in Rolla, a gamified fitness platform for cyclists and runners that launches
in early 2024, is the largest ever in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) for a fitness or health/wellbeing
Read the article on EU-Startups>

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) establishes Kayanee,
a fitness and wellbeing company for Saudi women

Kayanee will focus on women’s health and wellness through fitness, apparel, personal care and treatments,
nutrition and diagnostics, healthy eating and learning. It’s chaired by HRH Princess Reema Bint Bandar
Read the article on PIF>

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