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PBT: Report: Knicks, Grizzlies have interest in Delonte West

Delonte West had a fairly productive eight seasons in the NBA in terms of his on-court contributions, but personal issues which stemmed from his battle with a bipolar disorder often made him more trouble than he was worth from a personality standpoint in the locker room. That was the reason the Mave Full story

Bipolar disorder tied to risk of disease, early death

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a large new study, people with bipolar disorder were more likely than those without the mental illness to die from a number of causes, and to die almost a decade younger. Full story

Actavis to launch generic epilepsy/bipolar drug

Drugmaker Actavis Inc. said Monday it's received U.S. approval to sell a generic version of Lamictal, a tablet for treating epilepsy and bipolar disorder. Full story

When bipolar disorder leads to extreme shopping

NEW YORK (Reuters) - For some people, overspending might mean ordering the lobster or splurging on an extra pair of shoes at Macy's. Full story

Bipolar disorder tied to mother's flu in pregnancy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children born after being exposed to the flu during pregnancy may have a nearly four-fold higher risk of later developing bipolar disorder, according to a small new study. Full story

Teva to market Alexza agitation treatment in the U.S

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Alexza Pharmaceuticals reached an exclusive U.S. license and supply agreement for Adasuve inhalation powder for the treatment of agitation associated with schizophrenia or bipolar I disorder in adults. Full story

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James Lipton continues a conversation about Oscar-nominated movies covering issues relating to policy, politics, and history.

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FILE: Catherine Zeta-Jones Enters Treatment Center For Bipolar Disorder
FILE: Catherine Zeta-Jones Enters Treatment Center For Bipolar Disorder

Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has entered a treatment center for bipolar disorder and is scheduled to complete a 30-day program. Zeta-Jones previously received treatment for bipolar disorder in 2011.