Diabetes drug may help symptoms of autism-associated condition (McGill University)

Date: 
19 May, 2017
Credit: 
McGill University
Category: 
Speech-Language Pathology

"Metformin, the most widely used drug to treat type 2 diabetes, could potentially be used to treat symptoms of Fragile X syndrome, an inherited form of intellectual disability and a cause of some forms of autism. A new study led by researchers at McGill University, the University of Edinburgh and Université de Montréal has found that metformin improves social, behavioural and morphological defects..." Continue reading.