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Joel Elmquist, professor of internal medicine and pharmacology at UT Southwestern and senior author the study. This discovery tells us that drugs that affect serotonin action can have anti-diabetic actions independent of body weight and food. .. The findings, this week published online in Nature Neuroscience, also offer a potential explanation for why people prescribed certain kinds of anti – psychotic drugs, the serotonin signaling affects sometimes problems with their metabolism, including weight gain and the development diabetes.

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