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02 June 2011

Lithium in water lowers suicide rate

Small amounts of natural lithium in drinking water lowers suicide rates, Austrian scientists said in a study presented by the Medical University of Vienna.

Small amounts of natural lithium in drinking water lowers suicide rates, Austrian scientists said in a study presented by the Medical University of Vienna.

The statistical relationship was significant even after taking into account factors such as income and availability of community health services, which are known to influence suicide numbers.

 
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