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Oxytocin is a small but potent nine-amino acid hormone secreted within the brain, from the hypothalamus.
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

Niceness is gene deep

Niceness is gene deep

Oxytocin may offer hope for male sexual dysfunction

Oxytocin may offer hope for male sexual dysfunction

Modern delivery practices contribute to increase in labor duration

Modern delivery practices contribute to increase in labor duration

Introducing art into nursing care improves stroke survivors' QOL

Introducing art into nursing care improves stroke survivors' QOL

Researchers design new version of labor-tracking tool for pregnant women

Researchers design new version of labor-tracking tool for pregnant women

Oxytocin can make rhesus macaques pay more attention to each other

Oxytocin can make rhesus macaques pay more attention to each other

Autism Speaks announces 47 new ASD research grants

Autism Speaks announces 47 new ASD research grants

Study hopes to explain premature births and failed inductions of labour

Study hopes to explain premature births and failed inductions of labour

Diabetes increases risk of emergency caesarean birth in women with poorly contracting uterus

Diabetes increases risk of emergency caesarean birth in women with poorly contracting uterus

Are genes and hormones determinants of empathy and sensitivity in human nature?

Are genes and hormones determinants of empathy and sensitivity in human nature?

Just 20 seconds to know whether a stranger is trustworthy, kind or compassionate

Just 20 seconds to know whether a stranger is trustworthy, kind or compassionate

UCSB researchers study how genotypes can express themselves differently as a function of culture

UCSB researchers study how genotypes can express themselves differently as a function of culture

Study reveals new role for the 'hormone of love'

Study reveals new role for the 'hormone of love'

Action Medical Research announces grants to investigate conditions affecting babies, children

Action Medical Research announces grants to investigate conditions affecting babies, children