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Center of Autism

Drug Reverses Autism Brain Activity In Mice, Study Shows

By Geoffrey Mohan, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES—A generic blood pressure drug could prevent hyperactive brain cell firing associated with early stages of autism spectrum disorder, according to a new study. Injecting pregnant mice with Bumetanide, a diuretic, appears to correct a developmental switch flipped during childbirth that reverses the firing characteristics of neurons in newborns, […]

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