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Original free sample of Bayer 205, suramin powder, Germany, 1926. | Science & Society Picture Library/Getty Images
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Autism Researchers Are Studying a 100-Year-Old Drug as a Potential ‘Cure’

Results from a small clinical trial suggest that the anti-parasitic drug suramin can diminish autism spectrum disorder symptoms, but more rigorous research is needed.

Published On 05/26/2017
5:02 PM EDT
“After the single dose, it was almost like a roadblock had been released.”