Propanolol for Autism: The 5HT1B Connection?

Interestingly, follwing the report that I linked to last week about the discovery that OCD symptoms were probably caused by activation of the 5HT1B receptor, and that Propanolol was one medication which blocked this receptor, this was in the news today about Propanolol used to improve social and behavioural difficulties associated with autism:

 

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-09/uom-sfp092911.php

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~ by funnyinthehead on September 29, 2011.

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