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Latest Bipolar disorders research Stories

neurons from induced pluripotent stem cells
2014-03-26 05:25:31

Bipolar disorder affects 200 million people globally, and yet there are so many questions surrounding the condition. A new study reveals that the answers mat actually be found within our stem cells.

2012-10-15 14:35:17

One of the biggest challenges in psychiatric genetics has been to replicate findings across large studies.

2012-07-03 10:59:06

Schizophrenia or bipolar disorder in first-degree relatives, such as parents or siblings, may be associated with increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

2012-05-10 14:03:47

These findings are not about the classic story of gift-giving, although the MAGI genes (officially named membrane associated guanylate kinase, WW and PDZ domain containing proteins) do influence brain function in important ways.

2011-10-24 22:50:17

Researchers at the University of Leeds investigating the genetic causes of bipolar disorder have identified two new drugs – one of which has already been found safe in clinical trials – that may be effective in treating the disorder.

2011-05-24 18:46:12

A new study by motor control and psychology researchers at Indiana University suggests that postural control problems may be a core feature of bipolar disorder, not just a random symptom, and can provide insights both into areas of the brain affected by the psychiatric disorder and new potential targets for treatment.

2011-03-03 12:56:48

A new study provides fascinating insight into the genetic basis of bipolar disorder, a highly heritable mood disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of mania and depression.

2011-02-23 16:38:04

Understanding the genetics of bipolar disorder could lead to new treatments, but identifying specific genetic variations associated with this disorder has been challenging.

2011-02-16 15:55:31

Lithium, introduced in the late 1940's, was the first "wonder drug" in psychiatry.

2010-06-17 15:06:35

Possible mechanism identified for how lithium treats bipolar disorcer.


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