We Still Have Hope!

Researchers in college have found a treatment for a rare, hereditary form of autism. The scientists tested the genomes of six children with both autism and epilepsy from three Middle Eastern families. The end result of the test is that there bodies needed branched chained amino acids, which the children had little of, and can only be obtained through food. The scientist then tested mice of the same type of gene mutation, and treated them with protein supplements that restored depleted levels of the amino acids, the rats symptoms disappeared within a week. We may have found a cure for this rare type of mutation!  http://healthland.time.com/2012/09/07/a-rare-but-potentially-treatable-form-of-autism/

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