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Diabetes drug holds promise to slow Parkinson’s progression

04:22 EDT 4 Aug 2017 | Pharmafile

There are currently no treatments that are able to slow the development of Parkinson’s disease. This unmet medical need will become increasingly urgent as ageing populations mean that more people will be diagnosed with the condition.

A breakthrough piece of research that has found a repurposed use for a diabetes drug that could slow down the progression of the disease has been welcomed by scientists and charity groups.

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