By Nsikan Akpan | Mon, 12/23/2013 - 15:00
Gene mutation in oxytocin receptor tied to facial recognition ability in autistic children.
By Matthew Mientka | Tue, 06/25/2013 - 13:57
Study participants exposed to the hormone oxytocin were better able to brush off rudeness and regain trust in others. Could this be the next treatment for depression and bipolar disorder?
By Ashik Siddique | Tue, 05/07/2013 - 23:59
A preliminary study on the safety of the labor-inducing drug Pitocin for newborns suggests that artificial oxytocin may have unexpected side effects on babies' short-term health.
By Christine Hsu | Fri, 01/18/2013 - 14:34
Hugging may be the ultimate antidote in reducing stress, fear and anxiety, according to a new study that found that embracing someone lowers blood pressure, boosts wellbeing and enhances memory performance.
By Amber Moore | Fri, 01/04/2013 - 12:07
Oxytocin helps women recover from chronic pain after childbirth.
By Christine Hsu | Mon, 10/15/2012 - 14:29
A spritz of the "love hormone" oxytocin up the nose may help alcoholics beat their drinking problem, according to a new study.
By Christine Hsu | Wed, 09/26/2012 - 14:17
Two male researchers have attempted to answer the age-old question: why are men obsessed with women's breasts?