Researchers repurpose diabetes drug for brain pressure

04:35 EDT 24 Aug 2017 | PharmaTimes

Research led by the University of Birmingham indicates that a GLP-1 agonist drug, currently used to lower blood sugar in people with type II diabetes, could be repurposed to treat raised brain pressure.

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