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2014-03-26 05:25:31

[ Watch the Video: First Stem Cell Study of Bipolar Disorder Yields Promising Results ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bipolar disorder affects 200 million people globally, and yet there are so many questions surrounding the condition. Why are individuals with bipolar disorder prone to manic highs and deep, depressed lows? If there is no single gene to blame, why does bipolar disorder run so strongly in families? And why, with the enormous number of people...

Sodium-Based Lithium May Be Less Toxic Way To Treat Bipolar Disorder
2014-03-12 07:02:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of South Florida (USF) have reportedly discovered that an alternative salt form of lithium might be a safer, less toxic way to treat bipolar disorder and other neuropsychiatric conditions. Publishing a paper in a recent edition of RSC Advances, the journal of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the study authors discuss how oral lithium salicylate was able to produce steady lithium levels for up to 48...

2014-01-10 11:26:19

A single dose of lithium helped restore kidney function in mice with acute kidney injury A mood stabilizer used to treat bipolar affective disorders may also help treat acute kidney injury, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings are significant because there are no effective therapies for AKI. AKI, an abrupt decline in kidney function, is an increasingly prevalent and potentially serious condition...

2013-10-03 23:03:24

MarketPublishers.com announces that a new research report on the lithium sulfate monohydrate (CAS 10102-25-7) market created by BAC Reports is available in its catalogue. London, UK (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 MarketPublishers.com announces that a new research report on the lithium sulfate monohydrate (CAS 10102-25-7) market created by BAC Reports is available in its catalogue. The newly published report “Lithium Sulfate Monohydrate (CAS 10102-25-7) Market Research Report 2013” draws up...

2013-09-26 17:58:45

Lithium in the brain Experiments with neutrons at the Technische Universität München (TUM) show that the antidepressant lithium accumulates more strongly in white matter of the brain than in grey matter. This leads to the conclusion that it works differently from synthetic psychotropic drugs. The tissue samples were examined at the Research Neutron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) with the aim of developing a better understanding of the effects this substance has on the human psyche....


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