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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.
Researchers explore a case of diabetic ketoacidosis in patient with atezolizumab-induced autoimmune diabetes

Researchers explore a case of diabetic ketoacidosis in patient with atezolizumab-induced autoimmune diabetes

Scientists seek Covid treatment answers in cheap, older drugs

Scientists seek Covid treatment answers in cheap, older drugs

Antidiabetic drug could help reduce chronic inflammation in people living with HIV

Antidiabetic drug could help reduce chronic inflammation in people living with HIV

Study: Semaglutide drug promotes weight loss in patients with type 2 diabetes

Study: Semaglutide drug promotes weight loss in patients with type 2 diabetes

Study: Body produces large amounts of GDF15 hormone during extended bouts of vigorous exercise

Study: Body produces large amounts of GDF15 hormone during extended bouts of vigorous exercise

New study to evaluate the effectiveness of drugs on preventing COVID-19 progression

New study to evaluate the effectiveness of drugs on preventing COVID-19 progression

Oncotarget publishes new research on geroscience

Oncotarget publishes new research on geroscience

Can metformin reduce mortality in diabetic individuals with severe COVID-19?

Can metformin reduce mortality in diabetic individuals with severe COVID-19?

New automated measurement system to assess healthy lifespans using nematodes

New automated measurement system to assess healthy lifespans using nematodes

New compound could lead to a new class of diabetes drugs

New compound could lead to a new class of diabetes drugs

Metformin drug decreases mortality rate in COVID-19 patients with type 2 diabetes

Metformin drug decreases mortality rate in COVID-19 patients with type 2 diabetes

Machine-learning method can crunch data to find new uses for existing drugs

Machine-learning method can crunch data to find new uses for existing drugs

Popular glucose-lowering drug may cause rare diabetes complication in COVID-19 patients

Popular glucose-lowering drug may cause rare diabetes complication in COVID-19 patients

Researchers demonstrate potential preventive treatment for Crohn's disease

Researchers demonstrate potential preventive treatment for Crohn's disease

UH researcher examines whether early drug intervention can curb weight gain in mentally ill children

UH researcher examines whether early drug intervention can curb weight gain in mentally ill children

Study shows metformin can significantly reduce COVID-19 death risks in women

Study shows metformin can significantly reduce COVID-19 death risks in women

Study: Effect of diabetes medication can be blocked by a molecule from gut bacteria

Study: Effect of diabetes medication can be blocked by a molecule from gut bacteria

Study shows oxidant hydrogen peroxide can actually slow down cell ageing

Study shows oxidant hydrogen peroxide can actually slow down cell ageing

Drug combo for Type 2 diabetes continues to stay effective after two years of treatment

Drug combo for Type 2 diabetes continues to stay effective after two years of treatment

Study offers renewed hope for children suffering from myofibrillar myopathies

Study offers renewed hope for children suffering from myofibrillar myopathies