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The use of antibacterial soaps and other antibacterial products has skyrocketed in the past few decades but now the FDA is cracking down on companies who produce them, The New York Times reports. The proposed rule change is based on studies showing that the chemicals triclosan, found in liquid soaps, and...
The New York Times reports on a study published in PNAS that has shown that oxytocin, a hormone known to play a role in emotional bonding, may improve social behavior in people with autism. The researchers gave either an inhaled dose of oxytocin or a placebo to 17 children with autism and placed them in...
Reuters reports on a study finding that "Steroid injections given to pregnant women before they deliver a premature baby may increase the risk of the child developing behavioral and emotional problems later in life." These steroids are often given to women who are expected to give birth prematurely in order...