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Scientists have developed a version of the love hormone oxytocin that can treat chronic abdominal pain associated with conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome.
Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 20:13
Oxytocin, known as the love hormone, might be the key to treating chronic abdominal pain, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 15:55
Researchers at Concordia`s Centre for Research in Human Development have shown that too much oxytocin or " love hormone" in healthy young adults can actually result in oversensitivity to the emotions of others.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 12:15
A new study has suggested that the oxytocin receptor, a gene known to influence mother-infant bonding and pair bonding in monogamous species, also plays a special role in the ability to remember faces.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 15:12
A single dose of the `love hormone` oxytocin, delivered via nasal spray, can enhance brain function in children with autism, scientists have claimed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 16:30
A new study has revealed that a single dose of the hormone oxytocin, delivered via nasal spray, can enhance brain activity while processing social information in kids suffering from autism spectrum disorders.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 14:48
Researchers have found that oxytocin hormone, which is secreted in the brain and is sometimes referred to as the ` bonding hormone `, helps in creating and maintaining monogamy in relationships.
Last Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013, 16:39
Exposure to social stress not only impairs a mother`s ability to care for her children but may also negatively impact her daughter`s ability to provide maternal care to future offspring.