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Personality predicts trial adherence

 
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Study examines autism increase

 
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Potential treatment for adults with fragile X syndrome

 
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Smoking linked to most male cancer deaths

 
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Potential treatment for adults with fragile X syndrome

Researchers at UC Davis and Rush University Medical Center in Chicago have found that an oral drug therapy, called fenobam, could be an effective new treatment for adults with fragile X syndrome. The research team found that some study subjects given fenobam showed calmed behavior and rapid reduction in hyperactivity and anxiety – effects similar to the drug's action in earlier studies involving mice. Study findings of the open-label, single-dose study were published online in the Journal of Medical Genetics.

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