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Brain Chemical May Help Control Tourette 'Tics'

Posted 25 Sep 2014 by

THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 – A particular brain chemical may help people with Tourette syndrome suppress the disorder's characteristic "tics," scientists report. They hope their discovery paves the way to new therapies for the developmental neurological disorder. Tourette syndrome causes people to habitually make involuntary movements or sounds – commonly known as tics. Researchers think Tourette ...

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