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Lithium linked to lower risk of osteoporosis in bipolar disorder


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Journal
JAMA Psychiatry
Reuters Health - 07/04/2022 - Bipolar disorder was associated with a higher risk of osteoporosis, and lithium use was associated with a reduction in the risk in a retrospective study.  "The findings were in line with our hypothesis," Dr. Ole Köhler-Forsberg of Aarhus University Hospital-Psychiatry in Denmark told Reuters Health by email. "It is more surprising that the entire correlation between bipolar disorder, lithium and osteoporosis has been understudied."  "As bipolar disorder and osteoporosis are rather frequent on the population level, and as individuals with bipolar disorder often suffer from comorbid somatic conditions, these findings are important," ...


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