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January 14, 2022

Oxytocin could help treat some forms of autism, researchers find

Oxytocin may be an effective treatment for some forms of autism, say McMaster researchers who have shown that, in mice, the hormone can  correct patterns of brain activity associated with reduced social interest. Using a combination of two brain-mapping techniques, fMRI and iDISCO, researchers imaged the brains of mice missing the CNTNAP2 gene, previously linked to autism spectrum […]
January 14, 2022

Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment Developed by Purdue Researchers

Zhong-Yin Zhang of Purdue’s College of Pharmacy and his team of researchers have developed a cancer immunotherapy. The novel lead compound showed no in vivo side effects and leads to reduced tumor growth in mice studies. Researchers in Purdue University's College of Pharmacy are further developing a potential immunotherapy treatment […]
January 13, 2022

Keeping active through varied activities can reduce risk of developing dementia

Older adults who participate in a variety of different activities are able to reduce their risk of developing dementia, according to a new study from researchers at Simon Fraser University. The team found that engaging in a combination of hobbies, such as light exercise and connecting with loved ones, can […]