Metformin Seen to Aid Cognition, Brain Biology in MS Rat Model

Metformin Seen to Aid Cognition, Brain Biology in MS Rat Model

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Metformin Seen to Aid Cognition, Brain Biology in MS Rat Model

Treatment with the diabetes medication metformin was seen to lessen cognitive impairment, improve coordination, and normalize neuronal activity in a rat model of multiple sclerosis (MS). The study reporting these findings, “Evaluation of the effects of metformin as adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase activator on spatial learning and memory in a rat model of multiple sclerosis disease,” was published in the journal Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy. Metformin, an oral treatment of type 2 diabetes, is thought to work mainly…

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