Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy

Global Wellness News™ | February 15th, 2024

For Valentine’s Day, red roses and heart-shaped chocolates are out. Self-care is in.

As young consumers begin to prioritise themselves on 14 February, personal wellness and friendship are taking the front seat.

Ezra lands $21m for AI-powered early detection of disease

Health tech company targets 15-minute full body early detection MRI scans for $500 ‘within two to three years.’

The 2024 Insider’s Guide to What’s Shaping Spa Now – Insiders Guide to Spas

The extreme forces shaping spa today are retro vs techno-from balneology to smart beds, AI touch to intimacy.

Ozempic and Mounjaro’s smashing success is just the beginning for biopharma’s obesity-drug arms race

Eli Lilly and Novo Nordisk have revolutionized the weight loss and diabetes drug space. Now, a flood of other GLP-1 drugs are on the horizon.
Read the article on Fast Company >

New marketing push by Ozempic and others sparks body-positive backlash

The rise of weight-loss drugs has led to a new marketing push for companies to partner with plus-size influencers, creating new rifts and existential questions.

Alter Launches DNA-Personalized Fitness Platform

It’s a smart screen plus precision biometrics.

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