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CHMP recommends empagliflozin / metformin hydrochloride for approval in the EU for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

BI and Lilly announce they have received a positive opinion from CHMP, recommending empagliflozin/metformin hydrochloride for the treatment type 2 diabetes... The post CHMP recommends empagliflozin / ...

Therapy: Metformin takes a new route to clinical efficacy

Metformin is currently the first-line treatment option for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, yet its mechanism of action remains uncertain. A new study reveals the important role for the activat...

Metformin Ups Mortality in Advanced Kidney Disease

A Taiwanese study shows metformin use in patients with type 2 diabetes and advanced kidney disease increases mortality, although metformin was not associated with a significantly greater risk of a...

Metformin Prevents Type 2 Diabetes After Gestational Diabetes

Metformin and intensive lifestyle intervention both halt progression to diabetes among women with a history of gestational diabetes; strangely, though, metformin flops for women who didn't have GD...

AACR 2015: Metformin use may not improve pancreatic cancer survival

Metformin use did not improve survival of patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) in a retrospective cohort study, according to data presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, April 18-2...

Metformin use associated with reduced risk of developing open-angle glaucoma

(The JAMA Network Journals) Taking the medication metformin hydrochloride was associated with reduced risk of developing the sight-threatening disease open-angle glaucoma in people with diabetes, acco...

FDA advice on metformin is curbing its use

Researchers want the US Food and Drug Administration to revisit its advice on the use of metformin in people with higher serum creatinine levels.

EU Thumbs Up for Empagliflozin/Metformin for Type 2 Diabetes

The combo of an SGLT-2 inhibitor, empagliflozin, with metformin has been given a positive opinion in the European Union. Medscape Medical News

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Metformin Beyond Diabetes: Pleiotropic Benefits of Metformin in Attenuation of Atherosclerosis.

Clinical studies show that metformin attenuates all-cause mortality and myocardial infarction compared with other medications for type 2 diabetes, even at similar glycemic levels. However, there is pa...

Anti-Diabetic Drug Metformin: Challenges and Perspectives for Cancer Therapy.

Metformin, a biguanide, is a commonly administered drug for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus. The drug received a lot of recognition, when retrospective studies proved metformin-associated r...

Metformin Action: Concentrations Matter.

Metformin has been used for nearly a century and is now the most widely prescribed oral anti-diabetic agent worldwide. Yet how metformin acts remains only partially understood and controversial. One k...

Metformin in Cancer Treatment and Prevention.

Patients with diabetes mellitus are at increased risk of cancer development. Metformin is a well-established, effective agent for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Epidemiological studies ha...

Understanding the complex-I-ty of metformin action: limiting mitochondrial respiration to improve cancer therapy.

Metformin has been a first-line treatment for type II diabetes mellitus for decades and is the most widely prescribed antidiabetic drug. Retrospective studies have found that metformin treatment is as...

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