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Diabetes drug targets alcohol addiction by 40%, says study

Researchers have found that diabetes drug consisting of GLP-1 can also answer the addiction of alcohol as well as obesity, while the de-addiction rate could be 30 to 40 percent. In their study on mice and rats at Sahlgrenska Academy, they found out that the medication GLP-1 used for diabetes and obesity was able to treat even alcohol dependence. Conducted ...

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Daily probiotic pill to control sugar levels, treat diabetes soon

Have diabetes? Get ready to pop a probiotic pill each morning to help control your sugar levels. According to a promising study, a team from Cornell University engineered a strain of lactobacillus – a human probiotic common in the gut to secrete a Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1). They then administered it orally to diabetic rats for 90 days and found ...

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