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Possible new treatment for Rett Syndrome

Researchers have discovered that a molecule critical to the development and plasticity of nerve cells – brain-derived neurotrophic factor — is severely lacking in brainstem neurons in mutations leading to Rett syndrome, a neurological developmental disorder. The finding has implications for the treatment of neurological disorders, including Rett syndrome that affects one in 10,000 baby girls.

Quoted from Possible new treatment for Rett Syndrome on ScienceDaily: Top News

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