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Males are straightforward while females are complicated. This false dichotomy prompted a decades-long exclusion of female animals from research out of fear that their fluctuating hormone levels will muddle ...

A diabetes drug promotes brain repair—but it only works in females

A new study, from the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada, has found that the female sex hormone estradiol amplifies the effect that the drug metformin has on brain stem cells.A new study, from the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada, has found that the female sex hormone estradiol amplifies the effect that the drug metformin has on brain stem cells.

Diabetes drug can repair brain damage and make new cells grow - but it only works in WOMEN | Daily Mail Online

“Final in our #FTMastersofScience series: Madeline Lancaster on her pioneering work with 'mini-brains' - roughly the size of large lentils, these are neural tissues generated from human stem cells🧠 Slightly terrifying concept but fascinating! https://t.co/DBoMOT5ZZb”

Esther Bintliff on Twitter: "Final in our #FTMastersofScience series: Madeline Lancaster on her pioneering work with 'mini-brains' - roughly the size of large lentils, these are neural tissues generated from human stem cells🧠 Slightly terrifying concept but fascinating! https://t.co/DBoMOT5ZZb"