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2012-04-03 05:32:42

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study shows that men with prostate cancer may be able to reduce the growth rate of cancer with the help of a commonly prescribed diabetes medication known as metformin. Although metformin is most commonly prescribed to treat diabetes, previous studies have shown that it is capable of slowing down cancerous cells in patients with prostate cancer. Anthony M. Joshua and colleagues, of Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network in Toronto, Ontario,...

2012-04-02 09:15:33

The use of metformin in men with prostate cancer before prostatectomy helped to reduce certain metabolic parameters and slow the growth rate of the cancer, according to the results of a phase II study. Anthony M. Joshua, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., staff medical oncologist at the Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, presented the data at the AACR Annual Meeting 2012, held here March 31 - April 4. Metformin is the most commonly prescribed medication for...

2012-03-23 09:39:06

Programs to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes in high-risk adults would result in fewer people developing diabetes and lower health care costs over time, researchers conclude in a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health. Prevention programs that apply interventions tested in the landmark Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) clinical trial would also improve quality of life for people who would otherwise develop type 2 diabetes. The analysis of costs and outcomes in the DPP and...

2012-03-14 07:00:00

Synedgen Inc. and Europharma Concepts Ltd. announce joint license, supply, and distribution agreement to develop and market oral care products based on Synedgen´s proprietary SYN01 technology. Claremont, CA (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 Synedgen Inc. and Europharma Concepts Ltd. are pleased to announce that they have entered into a joint license, supply, and distribution agreement to develop and market oral care products based on Synedgen´s proprietary SYN01 technology. The companies...

Snakes Evolve Along Similar Path Of Poison Resistance Say Biologists
2012-03-06 04:57:40

Utah State University biologists have long studied varied species of North American garter snakes that have evolved an amazing resistance to a deadly neurotoxin found in innocuous-looking newts, a favorite food of the snakes. The researchers have now discovered that snakes of different types in Central and South America and Asia have evolved the same resistance in a strikingly similar way. The findings, by USU alum Chris Feldman, PhD´08, now a faculty member at the University of...

2012-01-06 14:45:41

Drug manufacturer deviates from appropriate comparator therapy specified by the G-BA Linagliptin (trade name: Trajenta®) has been approved since August 2011 to improve blood glucose control ("glycaemic control") in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus whose elevated blood glucose levels are inadequately controlled by diet and exercise. It is an option for patients who do not tolerate or should not take the usual treatment with the drug metformin. Moreover, linagliptin can be added if...

2012-01-05 06:00:00

BRADFORD, England, January 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Predator Nutrition, one of the UK's leading providers of training supplements like fat burners [http://www.predatornutrition.com/Fat-Burners ] and creatine [http://www.predatornutrition.com/Creatine ], raised GBP762 and invaluable awareness for HIV education organisation, Tackle Africa, with a charity football tournament in Leeds in December. The sports supplements provider pulled together two groups of four five-a-side...

2012-01-04 08:00:00

Muscle and Strength, an industry leader in Creatine Supplements, receives a best-in-class 5-star rating from TopConsumerReviews.com. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) January 04, 2012 TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to Muscle and Strength, an industry leader in Creatine Supplements. Buying supplements online is a great way to save time and money over shopping at the expensive local health food store or bargain warehouse. Shopping for Creatine on the internet...

2011-11-09 09:59:16

A large study from Africa, published in this week's PLoS Medicine, has found that in a direct comparison, three types of new, fast-acting antimalarial artemisinin-based combination therapy drugs (ACTs), which comprise artemisinin derivatives in combination with a partner antimalarial drug, AL (artesunate—mefloquine), ASAQ (artesunate—amodiaquine) and DHAPQ (dihydroartemisinin—piperaquine) are all effective for treating children with uncomplicated malaria. In a randomized...

2011-10-14 15:25:00

A research team at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China has conducted a meta-analysis demonstrating that metformin treatment also appears to be associated with significantly lower risk of colorectal cancer in patients with type 2 diabetes as reported by DiabeticLive.com. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 Metformin Therapy May Reduce Risk of Colon Cancer in Diabetics: If you have Type 2 diabetes, you should talk to your doctor about taking Metformin due to the lack of Cancer risk....