Sunday 29 November 2015

Diabetes drug may help fight cancer

A cheap and relatively safe diabetes drug, metformin, might have cancer-fighting properties, according to an international study - but findings fall short of proving it actually can stave off cancer. Researchers, whose findings were publis


Drug cuts diabetics' pancreatic cancer risk

Diabetics who took the drug metformin, which makes the body process insulin better, had a 62 per cent lower risk of pancreatic cancer compared to those who had never received it, US researchers said on Saturday. But the risk of getting the

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