Author: Lisa Graas
•6/17/2008 03:32:00 AM
Are you getting enough sugar? Researchers with the Cambridge Department of Neuroscience are working tirelessly to find new treatments for patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. View this recent article on their findings regarding the efficient use of glucose in the brains of mentally ill patients.

I personally sent these researchers a thank you note for all their hard work in trying to help people who suffer from these conditions. Here is the website of the Cambridge Neuroscience Dept featuring information about the leader of the team, Dr. Sabine Bahn.

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On November 27, 2008 at 6:07 AM , Simpsons Bernadette said...

Bipolar disorder is known to afflict about 1.2% of the U.S. population, although its frequency may be much higher because almost 75% of cases go untreated or misdiagnosed. Men and women are equally susceptible. Much evidence suggests that the illness has a genetic basis, but its origins are still uncertain.