Oxytocin

  • Bihar government to launch special drive against illegal sale of Oxytocin July 5, 2014

    The Bihar government on Friday announced that it would launch a special drive against illegal sale of the Oxytocin (RPT) Oxytocin medicine used to extract milk from cattle and in vegetables. Besides banning the open sale of Oxytocin (RPT) Oxytocin in the state on the direction of the Centre from March...
  • 'Cuddle chemical' advances negative emotions August 2, 2011

    Sydney: 'Cuddle chemical' oxytocin may be famous as the hormone that helps maintain motherchild love but it can promote negative emotions as well, a new research claims. "Quite a number of studies have shown it's actually not that simple," says Andrew Kemp of the University of Sydney, who coauthored the study...
  • Love at first sight happens in fifth of a second October 27, 2010

    Washington: It takes a mere fifth of a second for the brain to fill with sheer rapture and fall in love with a total stranger, say scientists. Love's lightning quick flush fires up a dozen brain areas to release feel good chemicals like dopamine, oxytocin, adrenaline and vasopressin, to produce...
  • Love Bites: Love hormone bolsters envy, gloating November 13, 2009

    Washington: Oxytocin known as the love hormone also affects antisocial behaviour such as envy and gloating, says a new study. "When the person's association is positive, Oxytocin bolsters prosocial behaviour. When it is negative, the hormone increases negative sentiments," explains study author Simone ShamayTsoory of Haifa University in Israel. The present study...
  • Love lorn? Try the new love drug! June 9, 2007

    New Delhi: In love? Over the moon? Want to cement all ties with the one you are crazy about? Well, this is not J K Rowling''s world and you cannot really whip up a love potion to enchant the chosen one. However, you can try the next best thing ...