Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Exenatide treatment alleviated symptoms of depression in patients

Non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD), such as depression, apathy, cognitive impairment, sleep disorders, and sensory symptoms, can have a greater impact on health-related quality of life than motor deficits. In ...

Cardiology

Exenatide doesn't up cardiovascular risk in T2DM

(HealthDay)—For patients with type 2 diabetes, the incidence of major cardiovascular events is similar for those receiving exenatide or placebo, according to a study published online Sept. 14 in the New England Journal ...

Diabetes

Exenatide twice daily deemed efficacious across BMI ranges

(HealthDay)—For patients with type 2 diabetes, exenatide twice daily added to insulin glargine is efficacious across body mass index (BMI) ranges, according to a study published online March 29 in Diabetes, Obesity and ...

Diabetes

Lixisenatide non-inferior to exenatide for diabetes

(HealthDay)—In adults with type 2 diabetes not adequately controlled with metformin, lixisenatide once daily offers diabetes control similar to that of exenatide twice daily, with some added benefits, according to a study ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Diabetes drug tested in Parkinson's disease patients

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a degenerative neurological disorder marked by a progressive loss of motor control. Despite intensive research, there are currently no approved therapies that have been demonstrated to alter the ...

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