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Metformin Impairs Exercise Training-Related Improvements In Older Adults

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Papers referenced in the video:

Metformin induces muscle atrophy by transcriptional regulation of myostatin via HDAC6 and FoxO3a https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34725961/

Metformin blunts muscle hypertrophy in response to progressive resistance exercise training in older adults: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial: The MASTERS trial https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31557380/

Metformin inhibits mitochondrial adaptations to aerobic exercise training in older adults https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30548390/


New publications!

Paper #1: Here I propose that the poor muscle composition (muscle that has fat in it) found in older adults may be related to an increased systemic microbial burden:

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Paper #2: In this review, we discuss the emerging gut-muscle axis:

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If you’re interested, please have a look at my book: