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Study Suggests Metformin Alone Not Enough To Treat Diabetic Kids
2012-04-30 04:30:00

A new study, published Sunday in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), reveals that a combination treatment may be the best way to treat type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents.

2012-04-26 22:26:38

In the spring of 2010, Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Brendan Lee received a desperate email from the mother of one of his patients.

2012-04-18 10:27:55

Older patients taking a common cholesterol medication should be cautious of the impact on their kidney health.

2012-04-16 21:41:11

A major 12-year study based on a Taiwanese population cohort has demonstrated that not only does diabetes increase the risk of developing Parkinson's disease more than 2-fold, the use of sulfonylureas, commonly used as treatment for diabetes, increases the risk further by about 57%.

2012-04-14 23:04:06

AgmaSet® (Neurofencine(TM)) - New brand name for Gilad&Gilad's exclusive nutraceutical supplement for nerve pain-free functions

2012-04-11 11:24:33

Although the drug metformin is considered the gold standard in the management of type 2 diabetes, a study by a group of French researchers published in this week's PLoS Medicine suggests that the long-term benefits of this drug compared with the risks are not clearly established—an important finding given that currently, thousands of people around the world are regularly taking metformin to help control their blood sugar levels in the belief that it also has long-lasting health benefits.

2012-04-03 05:32:42

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.

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.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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