Summary: Studies show that the diabetes drug metformin reduces cancer rates by about a third. The drug is thought to ward off cancer by reducing blood sugar. Researchers are now conducting clinical trials of metformin on healthy senior adults. [This article first appeared on the LongevityFacts.com website. Follow us on Google+ or Reddit. Author: Brady Hartman. ] Can a generic medicine costing 5 cents… Continue reading "Metformin Prevents Cancer Say Researchers"
Tag: Funding Bias
Summary: The omega-3 fish oil supplement industry sponsored a controversial January 2017 research study on omega-3 fish oil supplements. Because the study was potentially tainted by funding bias, it caused the American Heart Association to fire back with a fish oil advisory of its own. [This article first appeared on the LongevityFacts.com website. Author: Brady Hartman.] Seafood is healthy for the heart because… Continue reading "The Dirty Secret of the Fish Oil Supplement Industry"
Summary: Funding bias is junk science used by industry to hoodwink consumers. This report shows you how to protect yourself against the problem. The funding bias scandal made headlines recently when the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) broke the news that the sugar industry had paid-off Harvard scientists to down-play sugars role in heart disease. JAMA reported that… Continue reading "The Dirty Secret of the Food Industry – Funding Bias"