Exercise Alleviates Symptoms of Autism, Mouse Study Says

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has no cure. And medications to treat the condition’s core symptoms – anxiety, repetitive behaviors and difficulty engaging in social interactions like talking to others – do not exist. Now researchers may have landed on a simple and effective way to ease autism symptoms: exercise.

Exercise reversed autistic behaviors in an animal model of the condition researchers announced Tuesday in the journal Cell Reports. Physical

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