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Diabetes drug shows promise in treatment of neurodegenerative disease

Researchers have found that a drug used to control Type II diabetes can help repair the spinal cords of mice suffering from the inherited disease adrenoleukodystrophy which, untreated, leads eventually to a paralysis, a vegetative state and death. They believe that their findings may be relevant to other neurodegenerative diseases.  A Phase II trial will be starting shortly. 
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