"The risk of depression following a diagnosis of diabetes falls during the second decade of having the disease and then rapidly rises, Australian researchers have discovered, in a study that suggests there is a J-shaped relationship between the tw"...
Preclinical studies have shown that lithium alters sodium transport in nerve and muscle cells and effects a shift toward intraneuronal metabolism of catecholamines, but the specific biochemical mechanism of lithium action in mania is unknown.
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