Study reveals how diabetes drug extends lifespan in lab models

Metformin, the most commonly used drug to treat type 2 diabetes, not only lowers blood sugar levels but has been revealed to extend lifespan in C. Elegans—an animal model that shares similar metabolic systems with humans ...

Medical research

Unprecedented case series advances promise of phage therapy

An international team of researchers, led by scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh, report promising results from the largest case series yet of patients treated ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer shortens lifespan in transplant recipients

People who have received organ transplants face an elevated risk of developing cancer, primarily due to immunosuppression from medications to prevent organ rejection, as well as underlying medical conditions. An important ...

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