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​NTU and Duke-NUS scientists discover that choline may treat Rett syndrome

Choline – a vitamin found in food such as broccoli, soya beans, seafood and chicken – could be the answer to curing Rett syndrome, a neurological disorder which is the second most common cause of intellectual disability in girls, ranking only behind Down syndrome. This is the result of a three-year study led by Asst Prof Eyleen Goh from the Duke-NUS Medical School and Prof George Augustine from NTU’s Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.

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- The Straits Times, 11 Oct 2016, page B11

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