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Metformin is the active ingredient in a drug used to treat diabetes mellitus (a condition in which the body cannot control the level of sugar in the blood). It is also being studied in the treatment of cancer. It decreases the amount of glucose (a type of sugar) released into the bloodstream from the liver and increases the body’s use of the glucose. Metformin is a type of antidiabetic agent.
Novel drug candidate offers a major advance in the treatment for diabetes

Novel drug candidate offers a major advance in the treatment for diabetes

Immunotherapy does not worsen complications for patients with both COVID-19 and cancer

Immunotherapy does not worsen complications for patients with both COVID-19 and cancer

People with accelerated biological age at increased risk of COVID-19 symptom severity and mortality

People with accelerated biological age at increased risk of COVID-19 symptom severity and mortality

Apotex recalls some Metformin batches due to possible carcinogen

Apotex recalls some Metformin batches due to possible carcinogen

Oral antidiabetics improve outcomes in diabetics with colorectal cancer

Oral antidiabetics improve outcomes in diabetics with colorectal cancer

AMPK activation by anti-diabetes drug promotes survival of dormant breast cancer cells

AMPK activation by anti-diabetes drug promotes survival of dormant breast cancer cells

Newer therapies may benefit patients with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease

Newer therapies may benefit patients with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease

People with type 2 diabetes and heart disease may benefit from newer therapies

People with type 2 diabetes and heart disease may benefit from newer therapies

Scientist proposes geroprotective strategies to reduce lethality of COVID-19 in the elderly

Scientist proposes geroprotective strategies to reduce lethality of COVID-19 in the elderly

Molecule found in oranges could reduce obesity and reverse its negative side-effects

Molecule found in oranges could reduce obesity and reverse its negative side-effects

Glucose-lowering drug reduces obesity indices in children and adolescents, study shows

Glucose-lowering drug reduces obesity indices in children and adolescents, study shows

Acid reflux drug may be a promising therapy to reduce preterm birth

Acid reflux drug may be a promising therapy to reduce preterm birth

Metformin could help leaky gut

Metformin could help leaky gut

Statin use alone or with metformin may increase survival in high-risk prostate cancer patients

Statin use alone or with metformin may increase survival in high-risk prostate cancer patients

Researchers simulate leaky gut conditions using 3D models of human intestines

Researchers simulate leaky gut conditions using 3D models of human intestines

Yale researchers find way to reverse type-2 diabetes and liver fibrosis in mice

Yale researchers find way to reverse type-2 diabetes and liver fibrosis in mice

Elevated pre-meal blood sugar levels in pregnant women linked to adverse outcomes

Elevated pre-meal blood sugar levels in pregnant women linked to adverse outcomes

Healing and hope for families affected by fragile X in Eastern Europe

Healing and hope for families affected by fragile X in Eastern Europe

Houston Methodist scientist proposes new combination treatment for Ewing sarcoma

Houston Methodist scientist proposes new combination treatment for Ewing sarcoma

FDA checks metformin drugs for potentially carcinogenic substance

FDA checks metformin drugs for potentially carcinogenic substance