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Inner Ear Problem May Cause Hyperactivity
2013-09-05 17:37:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The physiological basis for abnormal behaviors is usually found in the brain, but a new study from researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York found that a certain type of inner ear dysfunction could increase hyperactivity through neurological changes. According to the team’s report in the journal Science, they were also able to identify two brain proteins that could be targets for drug therapy in people with...


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