Decoding Autism

December 2010
Forbes Asia;Dec2010, Vol. 6 Issue 14, p114
The article offers information on the research work of neuroscientist Mark Bear regarding the treatment of some forms of autism and mental retardation with the drugs available in the medicine field. It mentions that an inherited disease called fragile X syndrome which causes autism can be treated by anxiety drugs called mGluR5 inhibitors from Seaside Therapeutics LLC. Bear also reports that protein production problems are connected with many cases of autism.


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