American scientists conducted an unusual study aimed
to identify ways to treat autism. In the experiment took
participation of 44 men from 13-27 years old, suffering from varying degrees
Participants were arbitrarily divided into two groups. Volunteers
the first to receive a daily dose of sulforaphane – substances included in
composition of broccoli. Members of the second group were given a placebo.
The reference points for the study of steel – the beginning of the experiment, as well as
taking readings after 4, 10 and 18 weeks.
As a result, it turned out that the average ball of the participants
experimental group was significantly higher. Already on the fourth
study week almost half of the volunteers who received
sulforaphane, shifts in emotional behavior and
social interaction with other people.
By the 18th week, the participants of the first group decreased significantly
hyperactivity and irritability, they have become significantly more
sociable, they have improved speech quality. On week 22
the experiment of new qualities in volunteers was no longer observed.
Experts point out that such advances in the study of autism,
when a substance was affected by the condition of patients
first. However, success was not shown at all. Almost a third
autists from the experimental group any changes were not