Latest News

Low doses of antianxiety drugs rebalance autistic brain, study shows

New research in mice suggests that autism is characterized by reduced activity of inhibitory neurons and increased activity of excitatory neurons in the brain, but balance can be restored with low doses of a well-known class of drugs currently used in much higher doses to treat anxiety and epileptic seizures. The findings point to a new therapeutic approach to managing autism.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • New gadget helps vision-impaired to read graphs

  • Problem drinking in midlife doubles chance of memory problems in later life

  • Teen insomnia linked with depression, anxiety

  • Brain response to appetizing food cues varies among obese people

  • Parenting skills improve in ADHD parents with medication

  • Numerical learning disability: Dyscalculia linked to difficulties in reading and spelling

  • Sugar mimics guide stem cells toward neural fate

  • Laughter is the best medicine? The emotional appeal of stand-up comedy

  • Many depressed preschoolers still suffer in later school years

  • Naltrexone may be effective in diminishing impulse control disorders in Parkinson's disease patients

  •