Ecstasy-like drugs might relieve social difficulties in autism

Ecstasy-like drugs might relieve social difficulties in autism

Mouse studies hint that social difficulties in autism might be caused by faulty serotonin signalling in the brain and can be helped with serotonin-boosting drugs An ecstasy-like drug has been tested on mice that display autism-like behaviourEdd Westmacott/Alamy By Alice Klein Mimicking the effects of the drug ecstasy seems to restore normal social behaviour in […]