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Test drug eases behavioral symptoms seen in autism

In mice, compound curbs repetitive behaviors and improves sociability

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12:19pm, April 26, 2012

In adult mice, an experimental drug eases two of the core behavioral symptoms of autism spectrum disorders, a new study shows. A single injection of the compound curbed repetitive behaviors and improved sociability, researchers report in the April 25 Science Translational Medicine.

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