The history of lithium, its impact on mood disorders and what’s it got to do with 7Up? | ABC News

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    The drug lithium has had a remarkable impact on our lives, becoming the gold standard treatment for bipolar disorder and greatly reducing the risk of suicide. But what is less well known is its history as a cure-all, its presence in mineral springs and how it was a key ingredient in the soft drink 7Up when it was launched in 1920s. 

    If you want to learn more about the remarkable story of lithium, head to the All in the Mind podcast: https://ab.co/3fMPHMR

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