Drugs – metformin

#246 – AMA #45: Pros and cons of GLP-1 weight loss drugs and metformin as a geroprotective agent

“The thing that concerns me the most with these drugs. . .is this drive towards sarcopenia.” —Peter Attia

A recent metformin study casts doubts on longevity indications

A new retrospective study contradicts previous evidence of metformin’s potential effects on lifespan extension in a general population, but for real answers, randomized trials are needed.

The difference between a ‘clean’ drug and a ‘dirty’ drug

This clip is from episode #207 – AMA #35: “Anti-Aging” Drugs — NAD+, metformin, & rapamycin, originally released on May…

#207 – AMA #35: “Anti-Aging” Drugs — NAD+, metformin, & rapamycin

“It’s really hard to know, in my view, how important sirtuins are as longevity factors…If we accept that, then it’s difficult to know [the importance of] activation of sirtuins by NAD as a longevity mechanism.” —Matt Kaeberlein

About TAME: A Metformin Anti-Aging Clinical Trial with Nir Barzilai, M.D.

This video clip is from episode #204 – Centenarians, metformin, and longevity with Nir Barzilai, M.D., originally released on April…

#204 – Centenarians, metformin, and longevity | Nir Barzilai, M.D.

If you prevent aging and age-related disease, you’re going to compress morbidity, too.” — Nir Barzilai

Can a father’s metformin cause birth defects in his sons?

Several studies have examined the effects of both maternal diabetes and maternal metformin exposure on offspring, but prospective fathers have received comparatively little attention. A recent study sought to change that.

#201 – Deep dive back into Zone 2 | Iñigo San-Millán, Ph.D. (Pt. 2)

You can accomplish very important mitochondrial adaptations and very important metabolic adaptations by exercising one hour.” —Iñigo San-Millán

Qualys #241 – The genetic gift of centenarians

This episode of The Qualys is from podcast #35, Nir Barzilai, M.D.: How to tame aging, which was originally released on January 7, 2019.

#184 – AMA #29: GLP-1 Agonists – The Future of Treating Obesity?

“Getting deeper into how this drug works has certainly made me appreciate its power.” —Peter Attia

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