News tagged with oxytocin

Hormone spray improves male sensitivity

Many women have no doubt been waiting a long time for this: the neuropeptide oytocin enhances male empathy. This substance also increases sensitivity to so-called "social multipliers", such as approving or disapproving looks. ...

dateApr 29, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Severe asphyxia linked to substandard care during labour

(PhysOrg.com) -- Asphyxia results from an inadequate supply of oxygen to the fetus during labour and delivery. Although rare, it can lead to perinatal brain injury and perinatal death. Now, a new study from Karolinska Institutet ...

dateApr 21, 2010 in Health
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Pomegranate extract stimulates uterine contractions

a steroid that can inhibit the absorption of cholesterol in the intestine - as the main constituent of pomegranate seed extract. The research suggests that pomegranate extract could be used as a natural stimulant to encourage ...

dateJan 27, 2010 in Health
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