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Nasal spray could treat autism

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Fnasal sprayrench scientists have produced a nasal spray that help autism suffering persons to be more self confident and more sociable with others, qualities that are almost inexistent fore those people. Thirteen persons that suffer from minor autism, were treated with this medicine that contains oxytocin (known as hormone of love), a hormone that is naturally released by the body, following actions that imply affection.

The immediate effect of  spray administering  was that the subjects seceded to identify more easily the emotions of surrounding persons and even made eye contact with them.

The treatment  is still in testing phase, specialist not having the certainty that the  is efficient in all the cases.

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