Sumary of How to live longer: Anti-diabetic drug shown to reduce cancer risk to boost longevity:
- Researchers are currently studying whether the medicine can help in the fight against cancer, neurodegenerative conditions, vision problems like macular degeneration, and even ageing..
- In addition, numerous epidemiologic studies have shown an association of metformin use with a decreased risk of cancer, as well as decreased cancer mortality..
- Metformin main use is as an antidiabetic treatment which has also been shown to increase the production of known longevity-promoting signalling molecules in cells..
- The drug has been shown to favourably influence biological outcomes which are associated with the development of age-related conditions including inflammation, oxidation, diminished autophagy and cellular senescence…