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Aussie Research Suggests TB Antibiotic A Treatment For OCD

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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An Australian researcher says her work suggests the D-cycloserine antibiotic used to treat tuberculosis could pave the way for treating obsessive compulsive disorder in children. The antibiotic has been used in Australia for more than 50 years and already is known to help Alzheimer's patients. A Griffith University child psychologist said her pilot study shows the drug also helps to fight fear that is the basis for OCD. Trials on children between the ages of 8 and 17 are under way. (Click here for more
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