Latest Neuropeptides Stories
Intuitively, we know that hunger “feels bad,” like our brains are telling us we need to eat. However, scientists have had trouble finding the neurons in the brain that actually cause these negative sensations.
Research could lead to advanced treatments for social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and other brain behavioral issues NEW YORK, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
It’s the hormone that gives you a big lift and if you want a hefty dose, go hunting. Oxytocin is known as “the love hormone” and its levels in the body explode when your dearest is nearest. Even calling up your lover on the phone is enough to send oxytocin production soaring and, as far as oxytocin goes, absence really can make the heart grow fonder.
Oxytocin, the so-called love hormone, may be the reason that dogs evolved into "man’s best friend", and dogs who were given a dose of the neuropeptide performed better at following cues to find a hidden treat, according to new research from Monash University in Australia.
New studies have linked oxytocin to decreased caloric intake, making it an interesting new weight loss aid.
Oxytocin, sometimes referred to as the "love" or "cuddle" hormone, has a legendary status in popular culture due to its vital role in social and sexual behaviour and long-term bonding. Now researchers from the University of Sydney and the University of Regensburg have discovered it also has a remarkable influence on the intoxicating effect of alcohol, which they report in the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on 24 February.
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The discovery of a small group of neurons that respond to oxytocin in mice has shed new light on how the so-called “love hormone” actually causes females to become sexually interested in a potential mate, claims a new study appearing in the October 9 edition of Cell.
Autism does not appear to be solely caused by a deficiency of oxytocin, but the hormone's universal ability to boost social function may prove useful in treating a subset of children with the developmental disorder.
Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...
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