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Japanese researchers push to commercialize 'happiness hormone' nasal spray drug for autism

Japan Times

A group of researchers in Japan is hoping to make available for use as a nasal spray a drug to improve symptoms of autism spectrum disorder, or ASD. The group, led by Professor Hidenori Yamasue of Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, is conducting a clinical trial of the treatment that includes oxytocin, also known as the “happiness hormone.” The oxytocin spray is drawing attention from ASD patients and their families throughout Japan because an effective treatment has yet to be established fo ..

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