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+ - Blood Pressure Drug Could Help Treat Autism->

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sciencehabit (1205606) writes "A drug used for decades to treat high blood pressure and other conditions has shown promise in a small clinical trial for autism. The drug, bumetanide, reduced the overall severity of behavioral symptoms after 3 months of daily treatment. The researchers say that many parents of children who received the drug reported that their children were more "present" and engaged in social interactions after taking it. The new findings are among several recent signs that treatments to address the social deficits at the core of autism may be on the horizon."
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Blood Pressure Drug Could Help Treat Autism

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