Oxytocin Improves Brain Function in Children With Autism, Yale University School Of Medicine Sudy

Published: May 21, 2012

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).

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