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    Serotonin, SSRI drugs may be the cause of IBD, Parkinson's, diabetes, etc.

    A great new study that points the finger straight at serotonin (5-HT). It has been known since the 1940s that not only is 5-HT produced predominantly in the GI tract, but also that elevated serotonin levels are causally linked to a plethora of chronic conditions, especially various inflammatory...
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    “NO” To Autophagy: Fat Does The Trick For Diabetes

    “NO” to Autophagy: Fat Does the Trick for Diabetes During the progression from obesity to diabetes, a critical attribute is inability to maintain metabolic homeostasis under excessive energy and nutrient exposure, which triggers insulin resistance. Intensive research efforts have linked chronic...
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    Aspirin Alleviates Cardiac Fibrosis In Mice By Inhibiting Autophagy

    Aspirin alleviates cardiac fibrosis in mice by inhibiting autophagy. - PubMed - NCBI Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2017 Apr;38(4):488-497. doi: 10.1038/aps.2016.143. Epub 2017 Feb 20. Aspirin alleviates cardiac fibrosis in mice by inhibiting autophagy. Liu PP1, Liu HH2, Sun SH3, Shi XX2, Yang WC2, Su...
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    Circadian Autophagy, Fat Liver, Lithium And Caffeine

    Atg7 complementation resulted in reduced hepatic fatty acid infiltration ( Figures 6A and 6B), liver triglyceride content ( Figure 6C), and serum insulin level ( Figure 6D). There was a modest increase in serum triglyceride, but not free fatty acid levels, in mice expressing exogenous Atg7 (...
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    Caffeine Increases Autophagy

    I think this is a very interesting article: http://www.anti-agingfirewalls.com/2013 ... s-aging-2/ It talks about possible health benefits of caffeine by increasing autophagy. I've heard many good things about autophagy, but not really from Ray Peat. I wonder what you guys think about this. A...