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Why Is The Love Hormone Good For You? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why is the love hormone good for you?” you ask? Good question. Timely too. (Besides, it beats answering the question: “Why do people name their private parts. Seriously though, that might just ...

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How Nasal Spray Can Help Men Lose Weight

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A new study has found that administering a single dose of nasal spray containing the hormone Oxytocin led to reduced caloric intake in healthy men. In particular, the synthetic nasal formulation reduced the consumption of high calorie, fatty foods. The ...

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Oxytocin Nasal Spray May Help Reduce Calorie Intake, Fight Obesity

Oxytocin Nasal spray helps reduce appetite

A medical research team at Harvard Medical School who worked on a small group of obese men seem to have made a new discovery that could possibly be quite useful for men who are overweight and obese. They found that ...

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Could The ‘Love Hormone’ Oxytocin, Be A Weight Loss Aid For Men?

Oxytocin plays a huge role in in men eating healthy. Photo/Flickr

Research in a quaint number of men suggests that the “love hormone” oxytocin may reduce appetite, potentially turning it into a tool for weight loss. “We are seeing early signs that oxytocin reduces how much food someone eats at a meal ...

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Study: No Link Between Oxytocin-Assisted Labor & ADHD


Mothers who get an extra boost during labor with the medication oxytocin don’t face a higher risk of having a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study says. “Oxytocin has many functions, including affecting social interactions,” said Dr. Glen ...

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Oxytocin And Sexual Behavior


According to a new study published in the journal Cell, specific neurons sensitive to the oxytocin hormone play a major role in controlling sexual behavior. In fact, previous research revealed that oxytocin played a part in human sexual stimulus and ...

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