Lithium-Mediated Protection Against Ethanol Neurotoxicity

  title={Lithium-Mediated Protection Against Ethanol Neurotoxicity},
  author={Jia Luo},
  booktitle={Front. Neurosci.},
Lithium has long been used as a mood stabilizer in the treatment of manic-depressive (bipolar) disorder. Recent studies suggest that lithium has neuroprotective properties and may be useful in the treatment of acute brain injuries such as ischemia and chronic neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. One of the most important neuroprotective properties of lithium is its anti-apoptotic action. Ethanol is a… CONTINUE READING


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