Suramin reverses autism, call for research
“Study published in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology saw five of the participants receive suramin, while the remainder were given placebos.
Included in the group were four non-verbal children – two six year olds and two 14 year olds.
“The six year old and the 14 year old who received suramin said the first sentences of their lives about one week after the single suramin infusion,”
Naviaux told the UC San Diego Health website. “This did not happen in any of the children given the placebo.”
latest research indicates drug could have same effect on humans
Suramin used for sleeping sickness, disease carried by flies in sub-Saharan Africa, since 1916.
study involved 20 boys with autism ages from five to 14.