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Diabetes Drug Holds Promise As Lung Cancer Cure
2013-01-30 11:03:59

Scientists have been enthusiastic about the potential use of diabetes drugs to treat various types of cancer, and a new study suggests that these metabolism-affecting medications can decrease the size of lung tumors in mice and increase their chances for survival.

Diabetes Drug Metformin Works Differently Than Previously Believed
2013-01-07 04:40:00

Metformin, the drug most frequently prescribed by doctors to treat Type 2 Diabetes, works differently than previously believed -- a discovery which could lead to new treatments that have fewer side effects.

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

A common diabetes medication could help in preventing or treating ovarian cancer, according to research published in the journal CANCER.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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