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“Rescued” drug could be safer treatment for Bipolar Disorder

The drug Ebselen was originally developed for strokes,but destined for the scrap heap.  It has been rescued by Oxford scientists, who may have found it a new role in treating bipolar disorder.

A team from Oxford University used a database of ‘failed’ drugs, found to be safe but ineffective for their proposed use, to identify Ebselen as a […]