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mice love hormone
2014-10-12 07:11:48

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.

2014-08-05 17:28:56

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.

2014-07-14 08:27:19

Obstetrics technology firm proud to contribute to outstanding achievements reported in hospital's labor and delivery study CRANBURY, N.J., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-05-15 23:12:54

Meridium reviews have been flooding the Internet and HealthyandFitZone.com reveals the truth about this revolutionary, 100% natural herbal ingredient that promises to ‘balance out the entire

Rhesus Monkey Infants Express Sociability While On Oxytocin: Study
2014-04-29 13:47:28

Involved in child birth and the production of breast milk, oxytocin is a hormone produced in the pituitary gland. A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found that this hormone also promotes social behavior in infant rhesus monkeys.

Anorexia Patients May Find Benefits From Oxytocin
2014-03-14 04:43:21

Researchers from Britain and South Korea have found that oxytocin, or the “love hormone,” alters anorexic patients’ tendencies to fixate on images of high calorie foods, and larger body shape.

Using Bumetanide For Chloride Reduction May Prevent Autism
2014-02-07 06:09:46

Clinical trials in which a drug is administered to young children with already-developed symptoms of autism are showing progress in reducing autistic behaviors. The results offer a new understanding on how chloride reduction can halt risk of autism.

Through The Stomach Is The Way To A Chimpanzee's Heart
2014-01-16 13:38:29

Chimpanzees who share their food with others have higher levels of the hormone oxytocin in their urine

Facial Recognition Influenced By Oxytocin Receptor Gene
2013-12-24 04:23:09

The same gene that influences bonding between mothers and their infant children, as well as the attachment between partners in a monogamous relationship, could also be involved in the ability to remember faces.


Latest oxytocin Reference Libraries

Hypothalamus
2013-03-04 13:43:30

The hypothalamus is an organ that serves as an important link, along the hypothalamic-hypophyseal axis, between the nervous system and the endocrine system. It is located within the cranial cavity, in the cerebrum, right below the thalamus. It also forms the floor of the third ventricle in the brain. It contains neural pathways, blood vessels, glial cells, and secretory cells—all of which work together to control things like body temperature, hunger, thirst, sleep, and hormonal and...

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tourtiere
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