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2013-11-21 13:10:23

A single overactive enzyme worsens the two core defects of diabetes—impaired insulin sensitivity and overproduction of glucose—suggesting that a drug targeting the enzyme could help correct both at once.

2013-11-20 23:01:29

A new study published online in The Oncologist journal shows that cancer patients with concurrent type 2 diabetes treated with metformin have a greater overall survival rate compared with patients

2013-11-04 14:18:31

Metformin may reduce food intake and body weight, but the anorexigenic effects of metformin are still poorly understood.

Revealing The Secrets Of How Diabetes Drug Metformin Works
2013-11-04 07:28:51

Researchers from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario have discovered how metformin, one of the world’s most commonly prescribed diabetes drugs, interacts with insulin in order to lower a person’s blood sugar.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.