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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.
Diet has a much stronger impact on the inner workings of cells than drugs

Diet has a much stronger impact on the inner workings of cells than drugs

Researchers identify 14 genes responsible for obesity

Researchers identify 14 genes responsible for obesity

Pre-meal whey protein microgel improves early insulin response, says study

Pre-meal whey protein microgel improves early insulin response, says study

Gene expression changes help understand the mechanism behind noise-induced hearing loss

Gene expression changes help understand the mechanism behind noise-induced hearing loss

Researchers identify a new compound for creating a new class of diabetes drugs

Researchers identify a new compound for creating a new class of diabetes drugs

TBI: Increased levels of immune cells promote inflammation that may worsen brain damage

TBI: Increased levels of immune cells promote inflammation that may worsen brain damage

Researchers demonstrate potential preventive treatment for Crohn's disease

Researchers demonstrate potential preventive treatment for Crohn's disease

Study offers renewed hope for children suffering from myofibrillar myopathies

Study offers renewed hope for children suffering from myofibrillar myopathies