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How Kids Suppress Tics Could Be Key to Battling Tourette Syndrome

News   Jun 27, 2019 | Original story from Washington University School of Medicine

 
How Kids Suppress Tics Could Be Key to Battling Tourette Syndrome

Studying children shortly after they began experiencing tics, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis discovered that although tics don't go away, most children are able to suppress and control them. Understanding how they do that may provide insight to help others at risk for significant tic disorders. Credit: Illustration by Michael Worful

 
 
 

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