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