Spectrumnews.org: Oxytocin spray boosts social skills in children with autism

Sniff test: Children with the lowest blood levels of oxytocin benefit most from a nasal spray of the hormone.

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Treatment with the hormone oxytocin improves social skills in some children with autism, suggest results from a small clinical trial. The results appeared today in the Proceedings of

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