A drug used to treat type 2 diabetes reverses behavioral and brain abnormalities in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome.
Autism researchers’ top priority should be shifting their focus to finding treatments for severe forms of the condition.
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Mice have long been the mainstay of autism research, but a small group of scientists say rats are the superior choice. Rats are bigger, smarter, friendlier — and a lot more fun.
Many researchers oppose unfettered deregulation of the drug approval process, but welcome more relaxed rules for clinical trials.
Children with autism show an increase in restricted interests in their preteen years that is not seen in those with fragile X syndrome.
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