News related to Lithium Citrate and/or conditions it is approved for
Seeking A Safer Alternative To Lithium For Bipolar Disorder
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2013.04.01]
Toxicity problems and adverse side effects when taking lithium, the mainstay medication for treating bipolar disorder, are fostering a scientific hunt for insights into exactly how lithium works in the body - with an eye to developing a safer alternative. That's the topic of the cover story in the current edition of Chemical & Engineering News...
Lithium Safe But Of No Benefit To ALS Patients
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2013.03.21]
A clinical trial concludes that while lithium carbonate appears to be safe, it is ineffective at treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a type of motor neuron disease (MND) that is also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease...
Lithium Could Be Key To Personalized Treatment For Bipolar Disorder
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2012.09.25]
Lithium is a 'gold standard' drug for treating bipolar disorder, however not everyone responds in the same way. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders finds that this is true at the levels of gene activation, especially in the activation or repression of genes which alter the level the apoptosis (programmed cell death)...
New Study On Post-War Romanian Abortion Policy Demonstrates That Restrictions Result In Maternal Mortality
Source: Abortion News From Medical News Today [2013.01.18]
A unique study published in today's edition of the Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care1, provides new evidence about the causal links between restrictions to abortion policy and maternal mortality. The study demonstrates that limiting abortion does not prevent women from seeking pregnancy terminations but simply increases the risks they face...
Bipolar Disorder (Mania) Quiz: Test Your Emotional Wellness IQ
Source: MedicineNet aripiprazole Specialty [2012.09.24]
Title: Bipolar Disorder (Mania) Quiz: Test Your Emotional Wellness IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 9/18/2012 1:28:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/24/2012 6:15:37 PM
Source: MedicineNet ELISA Tests Specialty [2011.08.01]
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 10/25/2007 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/1/2011 12:00:00 AM
The Lancet Series On Bipolar Disorder: Advances In Biological Understanding Need To Be Brought Closer To The Experience Of The Patient
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2013.05.14]
Bipolar disorder - where patients experience recurrent episodes of mood disturbance, ranging from extreme elation (mania) to severe depression - is thought to affect roughly 2% of the world's population in its most pronounced forms (bipolar I and II), with milder forms of the disorder affecting another 2%...
Distinct Circuit Dysfunctions May Contribute To Different Features Of Emotion Dysregulation In Bipolar Disorder
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2013.01.15]
Bipolar disorder is a severe mood disorder characterized by unpredictable and dramatic mood swings between the highs of mania and lows of depression. These mood episodes occur among periods of 'normal mood', termed euthymia. Prior research has clearly shown that brain emotion circuitry is dysregulated in individuals diagnosed with bipolar disorder...