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BTDT
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Drug Could Improve Working Memory of People With Autism

Postby BTDT » Tue Apr 16, 2013 1:10 pm

Drug Could Improve Working Memory of People With Autism, Study Finds

Apr. 15, 2013 — People with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often have trouble communicating and interacting with others because they process language, facial expressions and social cues differently. Previously, researchers found that propranolol, a drug commonly used to treat high blood pressure, anxiety and panic, could improve the language abilities and social functioning of people with an ASD. Now, University of Missouri investigators say the prescription drug also could help improve the working memory abilities of individuals with autism.


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Re: Drug Could Improve Working Memory of People With Autism

Postby luis » Sun Nov 02, 2014 10:41 am

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