Items Tagged ‘metformin’

March 20, 2015

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor, Carmen Zwicker   Wall Street Journal Scientists’ New Goal: Growing Old Without Disease by Sumathi Reddy …Research has found that metformin targets the chemicals produced by age-related senescent cells—normal cells that stop dividing and produce toxic substances damaging to the cells around them, said James Kirkland, director of the Robert and […]

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July 10, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   Wall Street Journal Side Effects: Telling the […]

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April 1, 2013

Medical Breakthroughs

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

The Ovarian Cancer Protection You May Already Have: Ovarian cancer is notoriously difficult to treat, but Mayo Clinic researchers have found that a widely used diabetes drug may help increase the 5-year survival rate of patients with the disease. In a small study, women with ovarian cancer who took the type 2 diabetes drug metformin […]

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Tags: diabetes drug, metformin, Ovarian Cancer, Prevention


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