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Oxytocin could help kids with autism

Updated: Wednesday, December 4 2013, 06:02 AM EST

A treatment that could help children with autism is a possibility after a recent discovery.

Researchers have found that the hormone "oxytocin" in the form of a nasal spray can increase activity in parts of the brain that control social behavior.

The hope is that autistic children could be helped during their developmental years.

Oxytocin could help kids with autism


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