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Common Mental Health Drug Could Be Used to Treat Arthritis

(University of Queen Mary London) Lithium chloride which is used as a mood stabiliser in the treatment of mental health problems, mainly bipolar disorder, could be used to treat arthritis according to a new study.
The research carried out at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) in collaboration with scientists at the University of Otago in New Zealand, tested the effects of lithium chloride on cartilage and found that it slowed the degradation associated with osteoarthritis.
Community: Yes, but you have to have frequent blood tests for toxicity when you take lithium. And it made me depressed.
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