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Oxytocin is a small but potent nine-amino acid hormone secreted within the brain, from the hypothalamus.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) occurs far more frequently than generally believed

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) occurs far more frequently than generally believed

How oxytocin (OT) modulates eating and digestion

How oxytocin (OT) modulates eating and digestion

Potential use of NH neurotransmitters as novel source for psychiatric drugs

Potential use of NH neurotransmitters as novel source for psychiatric drugs

Spontaneous contractions suppressed in late-term rat pregnancy

Spontaneous contractions suppressed in late-term rat pregnancy

Would boosting the oxytocin (OT) hormonal system lead to longer breast-feeding?

Would boosting the oxytocin (OT) hormonal system lead to longer breast-feeding?

Hormonal signaling systems and their role in sex drive

Hormonal signaling systems and their role in sex drive

Oxytocin raises aggression, cuts anxiety during lactation

Oxytocin raises aggression, cuts anxiety during lactation

Oxytocin - don't sniff it if you want to hang on to your money!

Oxytocin - don't sniff it if you want to hang on to your money!

Nastech Pharmaceutical awarded new breast cancer patent

Nastech Pharmaceutical awarded new breast cancer patent

New treatment for retained placenta

New treatment for retained placenta

Contrary to old wives tales, alcohol, does not aid lactation

Contrary to old wives tales, alcohol, does not aid lactation

Alcohol consumption by women who are breast feeding reduces their milk supply

Alcohol consumption by women who are breast feeding reduces their milk supply

Plant protein mimics hormone that mitigates diabetes and obesity

Plant protein mimics hormone that mitigates diabetes and obesity

Important that nurses help women find ways to bond with their infants when breast-feeding is not possible

Important that nurses help women find ways to bond with their infants when breast-feeding is not possible

Wounds on hamsters without companionship don't heal as fast as those on hamsters with companionship

Wounds on hamsters without companionship don't heal as fast as those on hamsters with companionship

Interacting and petting animals creates a hormonal response in humans that can help fight depression

Interacting and petting animals creates a hormonal response in humans that can help fight depression