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Stalled Trial for Autism Highlights Dilemma of Alternative Treatments

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Science  18 Jul 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5887, pp. 326
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5887.326

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A long-simmering controversy over an unproven treatment for autism illustrates the difficulty of deciding whether to test questionable therapies, especially in children.