Oxytocin

Maternal deaths: New inhaled form of medication a miracle for expecting moms?

Maternal deaths: New inhaled form of medication a miracle for expecting moms?

According to the researchers at Monash University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) in Australia, the inhalable, dry-powder form of the drug oxytocin may help prevent mothers from dying in childbirth due to more bleeding than normal.

Mar 23, 2017, 09:25 AM IST
Lovemaking makes men more likely to feel divine: Study

Lovemaking makes men more likely to feel divine: Study

Have you ever thought, why people shout out the Lord's name during lovemaking?

Sep 27, 2016, 08:32 AM IST

Maternal stress stimulates protective mechanism in babies

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May 14, 2016, 18:30 PM IST

Sniff your way to `slimmer` you with `love hormone` spray

Results in 10 overweight and obese men suggest that one way oxytocin lowers food intake might be by improving self-control, said co-investigator Franziska Plessow of the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.

Apr 03, 2016, 11:13 AM IST
Your dog loves you five times more than your cat!

Your dog loves you five times more than your cat!

 When it comes to showing affection, get a dog home as they score better than cats in showering love on their owners.

Jan 31, 2016, 15:37 PM IST

This spray may help men turn women on!

Forget sorcery, scientists have now discovered that a nasal spray containing a synthetic form of the so called “love hormone” oxytocin could help men attract women.

Jan 16, 2016, 14:49 PM IST

A hug is all you need: Discover the healing power of touch!

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Dec 31, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

Use of oxytocin in dairying on Bengal drug controller's radar

West Bengal's drug controller has sounded an alarm on the indiscriminate use of pregnancy hormone oxytocin in dairying, which could lead to major hormonal imbalance in humans, an official said on Thursday.

Nov 12, 2015, 23:29 PM IST

Online shopping prevents hypertension, depression: Study

New study shows that over 40 percent of professionals world wide consider online shopping as solution for their stress and depression caused due to their work.

Nov 06, 2015, 20:02 PM IST

Simple nasal spray can improve social skills of autistic kids

Autism is a group of complex brain developmental disorders characterised by impairments in social interaction, communication, and stereotypical and repetitive behaviours. 

Oct 28, 2015, 14:38 PM IST

Sleeping naked could be beneficial–know why!

Get ready to shed your nightwear and go naked when you sleep! According to some sleep experts, sleeping naked can actually benefit your health.

Sep 27, 2015, 20:42 PM IST

New blood marker linked to postpartum depression risk

 An international team of researchers has found a marker in the blood that can identify women who might be at particular risk for depression after their child's birth.

Jul 28, 2015, 11:10 AM IST
Eye contact helped dogs become our friends

Eye contact helped dogs become our friends

The secret to puppy love is in the eyes, researchers said Thursday after studying how that locking gaze boosts the love hormone, oxytocin, in both dogs and people.

Apr 17, 2015, 09:17 AM IST

How 'love hormone' leads to maternal instincts

Scientists have unraveled how the "love hormone" oxytocin acts on brain cells to make females understand and tend to their offspring's needs.

Apr 16, 2015, 11:58 AM IST

New hormone fosters love between parents

A hormone known for stimulating milk production in nursing mothers also promotes love making between parents, says a new research.

Mar 31, 2015, 14:16 PM IST

'Love hormone' oxytocin can be next big thing in psychiatric disorder therapies

A new study has revealed that oxytocin, also referred as "love hormone," may enhance social function in psychiatric disorders.

Mar 05, 2015, 11:40 AM IST

'Love hormone' also prevents you from getting drunk

A new study has revealed that love or cuddle hormone called Oxytocin may play a crucial role in blocking the effects of alcohol.

Feb 24, 2015, 10:36 AM IST

How 'love hormone' Oxytocin affects sexual behavior revealed

New study has revealed that neurons in brain cells are responsive towards oxytocin that plays a major role in social and sexual behavior of individuals.

Oct 10, 2014, 17:02 PM IST

How fatherhood reshapes your brain

Even as men draw flak for not doing enough of parenting as mothers generally do, researchers have discovered that taking care of his kids may not only enforce hormonal changes in fathers but also reshape their brains.

Jun 16, 2014, 17:04 PM IST

`Love hormone` bonds animals like humans: Study

And you thought you had a patent on `love hormone` when it comes to showing affection! Dogs too have oxytocin and release it in a good quantity when in love or looking for bonding.

Apr 28, 2014, 10:36 AM IST