The coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately affected older adults, with more than three-quarters of deaths recorded among people over 65. The average age of death from COVID-19 is 75.5, with Massachusetts…
With over 15 million prescriptions every year, no one suspected that the popular heartburn drug Zantac could cause serious harm.
Metformin, a "wonder drug" that was approved by the FDA in 1995, is best known for its reputation as a treatment for Type 2 diabetes. It’s also showing promise for helping people struggling to lose weight, with a connection between metformin and weight loss being found in many cases.
Evidence from several animal-based studies suggest that metformin offers more health benefits than most of us thought; it has the potential to better our overall health, contribute to weight loss, and even slow aging.