Can Medical Marijuana Help Kids With Autism?

Related video All News Consumer Pro New Drugs Pipeline Clinical Trials FDA Alerts More FRIDAY, May 10, 2019 — Medical marijuana extracts appear to help children with autism, reducing their disruptive behavior while improving their social responsiveness, a new Israeli clinical trial reports. Kids treated with either a whole-plant cannabis extract or a pure combination […]

Levels of autism: Everything you need to know

Related video Levels of autism Level 1: Requiring support Level 2: Requiring substantial support Level 3: Requiring very substantial support Symptoms of autism Diagnosis Treatment Outlook Autism is a spectrum disorder that causes social and behavioral problems. There are three different levels of autism, which range from mild to severe. According to the Centers for […]

Targeting antidiuretic hormone vasopressin shows promise for autism

Related video Intranasal vasopressin improves social deficits in children with autism Further Reading Vasopressin V1a receptor antagonist shows improved adaptive behaviors in men with autism spectrum disorder Expert speak Autism is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder with no known drug treatment up until now. Researchers have finally found tweaking certain hormones could help patients with autism. […]