Diabetes Drug Could Treat Illicit Drug Addiction

Diabetes drug could treat illicit drug addiction
Filed under: cocaine treatment resources
By Piriya Mahendra, medwireNews Reporter. Researchers have found that a drug currently used to treat Type 2 diabetes could treat addiction to drugs such as cocaine. Exendin-4 (Ex-4) is an analog of glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1) and, under its synthetic … Read more on News-Medical.net


Diabetes Medication could Treat Drug Addiction
Filed under: cocaine treatment resources
New research from Vanderbilt has found that a drug commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes might help people addicted to drugs like cocaine. The new findings show that the part of the brain targeted by the medication appears to be related to certain … Read more on Technorati


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