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News tag: diabetics


Anti-diabetic drug lowers lung cancer risk for nonsmokers

3 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Metformin, an anti-diabetic drug, may lower risk of lung cancer in diabetics who do not smoke, new research suggests. Research conducted at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, California suggests that metformin may help prevent cancer, but more studies are needed with human studies as current data is…


Diabetics might produce their own insulin

10 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Patients with type 1 diabetes may have promising news for finding a cure for the disease, as researches have developed a way of transforming stem cells into mechanisms for producing insulin. The research was conducted at Harvard University. About three million Americans are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, which usually…