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Metformin & DPPOS – 15-year results

Metformin & DPPOS – 15-year results

The long-term results of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) tell us that the beneficial effect of metformin in terms of preventing or delaying the progression of diabetes persists over the entire 15 years of follow-up, and it’s looking to persist into the predictable future. In the original publication of the

What is Brown Fat?

What is Brown Fat?

Brown fat, which is also called brown adipose tissue, or BAT, is an organ that we only recently discovered to be functional in adult humans. And what makes it really fascinating is that it takes fat calories from the rest of the body and burns it up, both for the

Ending the arms race with infectious diseases | Janelle Ayres | TEDxSanDiego

Ending the arms race with infectious diseases | Janelle Ayres | TEDxSanDiego

Translator: Ilya Bychkov Reviewer: Denise RQ “It is now time to close the book on infectious diseases and declare the war against pestilence won.” It is something we all want. We all want to live in a world free of infectious diseases. Think about when you watch movies like, “Contagion”

What’s Next in Liver Cancer Research – Twitter Live

What’s Next in Liver Cancer Research – Twitter Live

>>Good afternoon. Welcome to the National Cancer Institute’s first Twitter Live. Today, we’ll be talking about the latest in liver cancer research. My name is Dr. Anuradha Budhu, and I’m the Program Manager for the NCI Center for Cancer Research Liver Cancer Program. I’m also a research scientist here at