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Old drugs, new tricks

Old antibiotics being used as pain killers, a discontinued diabetes drug aiding cancer immunotherapy, and a common blood pressure medicine displaying lifespan-extending effects. These are just a few potential new uses being investigated for older, pre-approved drugs.

Old drugs, new tricks

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