Oxytocin Improves Brain Function in Children With Autism, Yale University School Of Medicine Sudy  
5/21/2012 7:21:22 AM

Preliminary results from an ongoing, large-scale study by Yale School of Medicine researchers shows that oxytocin -- a naturally occurring substance produced in the brain and throughout the body -- increased brain function in regions that are known to process social information in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).