Diabetes Drugs and the Brain

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Does the popular diabetes drug Metformin or [UNKNOWN] have benefits to the brain? It definitely works that way. In mice, Metformin help's grow stem cells in the brain. In humans, it may help produce cognitive decline, and in those with Alzheimers, it may help as well. There'll be studies to people, to help people with traumatic brain injury and those who've had radiation therapy also.

Then you said that the mice actually grew more stem cells. Was their learning improved? They were! They found platforms and mazes better. Who knew that a diabetes drug could help with the brain? Wow! And it's expensive too. Fascinating stuff. Yeah! >>That's good.