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First hints Parkinson’s can be stopped – BBC News

20:09 EDT 3 Aug 2017 | Life Sciences Health

BBC NewsFirst hints Parkinson's can be stoppedBBC NewsIt may be possible to stop the progression of Parkinson's disease with a drug normally used in type 2 diabetes, a clinical trial suggests. Current drugs help manage the symptoms, but do not prevent brain cells dying. The trial on 62 patients, published ...Type 2 diabetes drug could combat Parkinson's: Test results suggest treatment could stop the disease in its tracksDaily MailWe may finally be able to slow Parkinson's, with a diabetes drugNew ScientistDiabetes drug shows potential as disease-modifying therapy for Parkinson's diseaseEurekAlert (press release)The San Diego Union-Tribune -Daily Starall 7 news articles

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