• ‘Sociability' hormone oxytocin didn't help kids with autism, study finds

    3 days ago - By STAT

    Children with autism didn't benefit from an experimental therapy made with a hormone thought to promote social bonding, researchers reported Wednesday in the largest study of its kind.
    “This is really a major setback,” said Linmarie Sikich, a Duke University researcher who led the multisite U.S. study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. “We were really hoping to find a benefit and just couldn't see it anywhere.”
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