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Oxytocin is a small but potent nine-amino acid hormone secreted within the brain, from the hypothalamus.
Study: About 42% of screened veterans with blast injuries have irregular hormone levels

Study: About 42% of screened veterans with blast injuries have irregular hormone levels

ISP of Chile approves Trigemina's protocol for Phase 2 clinical study of TI-001

ISP of Chile approves Trigemina's protocol for Phase 2 clinical study of TI-001

Racial and ethnic disparities exist for adverse obstetric outcomes

Racial and ethnic disparities exist for adverse obstetric outcomes

Biologic changes after delivery may prevent development of chronic pain

Biologic changes after delivery may prevent development of chronic pain

Study investigates biology of emotional sharing

Study investigates biology of emotional sharing

Misoprostol helps prevent postpartum haemorrhage after home births

Misoprostol helps prevent postpartum haemorrhage after home births

Drugs that bind to specific serotonin receptors can improve and impair female sexual function

Drugs that bind to specific serotonin receptors can improve and impair female sexual function

Oxytocin administration to fathers increases parental engagement with their infants

Oxytocin administration to fathers increases parental engagement with their infants

Somnogen induces sleep in patients with primary hypersomnia

Somnogen induces sleep in patients with primary hypersomnia

Oxytocin regulates social distance between women and men

Oxytocin regulates social distance between women and men

Soy-rich diet can mitigate effects of bisphenol A

Soy-rich diet can mitigate effects of bisphenol A

Two UNC autism researchers receive $12.6 million in grants from ACE program

Two UNC autism researchers receive $12.6 million in grants from ACE program

Breastfeeding may lower risk for depression in adulthood

Breastfeeding may lower risk for depression in adulthood

Acute stress modifies DNA methylation and activity of certain genes

Acute stress modifies DNA methylation and activity of certain genes

Oxytocin levels linked to medication dose, symptoms in schizophrenia

Oxytocin levels linked to medication dose, symptoms in schizophrenia

Reproductive hormone helps regulate food intake, energy metabolism without adverse effects

Reproductive hormone helps regulate food intake, energy metabolism without adverse effects

Oxytocin hormone plays an important role in Williams syndrome

Oxytocin hormone plays an important role in Williams syndrome

U.N. SG Ban praises commission on life-saving commodities, says more effort needed to improve maternal, child mortality rates

U.N. SG Ban praises commission on life-saving commodities, says more effort needed to improve maternal, child mortality rates

Oxytocin increases brain activations in children and adolescents with ASD

Oxytocin increases brain activations in children and adolescents with ASD

Doctor claims to have found the elusive G spot

Doctor claims to have found the elusive G spot