1. Limon9

    Coffee Diterpenes Have A Metformin-Like Anti-Diabetic Action

    My previous post highlighted the pathological mTOR-mediated aerobic glycolysis caused by endotoxin, so I thought it should be balanced with an example of glycolysis-boosting when oxidative phosphorylation is unimpaired. The experiment looked both in vitro and in vivo at the effects of kahweol, a...
  2. Igorevich

    Several marketed drugs have a potential to inhibit thiamine transport (e.g. metformin, sertraline)
  3. M

    Metformin Alternatives?

    So ive been reading this forum for quiet a while and have definitely increased my knowledge about general health. The thing is both my grandparents have been prescribed metformin and they take it religiously for their "diabetes". Now i really wanna help them and ive shown them how harmful this...
  4. B

    Crickets Fed Low Dose Aspirin Live 143% Longer, Have Longer Childhoods And Higher Metabolic Rates

    We examined the impacts of aspirin and metformin on the life history of the cricket Acheta domesticus (growth rate, maturation time, mature body size, survivorship, and maximal longevity). Both drugs significantly increased survivorship and maximal life span. Maximal longevity was 136 days for...
  5. haidut

    Baking Soda May Treat Cancer, Metformin May Cause It

    As many readers know, using baking soda to treat cancer has been labelled as "quack medicine" by many official mouthpieces of mainstream medicine, as well as by several "watchdog" groups. Here are some links "debunking" the usage of baking soda for cancer...
  6. haidut

    Fibromyalgia May Be Simply A Sign Of Insulin Resistance

    As many of your have seen on TV, there is currently a boom in ads for drigs to treat fibromyalgia. This condition is yet another one of mysterious origins, at least according to mainstream medicine. The treatment consists mainly of GABA agonists like Lyrica but the official version is (of...
  7. haidut

    Blocking Glycolysis May Be A Treatment For Lupus

    Yet another disease likely to be metabolic in origin. In an animal model scientists seemingly cured lupus by blocking glycolysis and also mitochondrial metabolism of specific immune system cells. Given that the drug used to block mitochondrial metabolism was metformin, it is yet another reason...
  8. haidut

    Metformin Is A Mitochondrial Toxin And Raises Lactate

    This study lists some of the possible reasons drugs like Metformin are to be avoided and why Peat has cautioned against it even without explicitly saying what he has against it. Etiology and therapeutic approach to elevated lactate "...One of the first biguanides, phenformin, was withdrawn...
  9. haidut

    How Metformin Works For Cancer Prevention

    The drug Metformin is currently" fashionable" to take as a cancer prevention measure. I know Peat is not a fan of it and this study probably explains why. Metformin is a mitochondrial inhibitor and mimics calorie restriction. So, I can see why mainstream medicine likes it, and why Peat is wary...