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Diabetes Drug Helps Treat Cancer
2012-12-03 20:08:50

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A common diabetes medication could help in preventing or treating ovarian cancer, according to research published in the journal CANCER. The study found that ovarian cancer patients who took the drug tended to live longer than those patients who did not take it. Previous research showed that metformin, which originated from the French Lilac plant, might have anticancer properties. In the new study, the researchers analyzed...

2012-10-16 04:01:55

The primary objective of this 22 week study is to investigate the change in glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) after receiving the new drug, as compared to those receiving a placebo. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 In recent years, the number of patients with type 2 diabetes has continuously been increasing worldwide. According to the information published in 2009 by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), the number of patients with diabetes was estimated to be 285 million...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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