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2009-04-21 11:43:08

Welsh researchers say they've discovered a possible mechanism that Lithium uses to combat bipolar disorders, suggesting more effective treatments. Lithium has been one of the most effective treatments for biopolar disorders for more than 50 years, yet scientists have never been entirely sure how it operates in the human brain. But now Cardiff University scientists say laboratory tests on cells have shown Lithium affects a molecule called PIP3 that is important in controlling brain-cell...

2009-04-21 11:11:54

Potential mechanism identified for Lithium operation in the brain.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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