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Oxytocin can combat postpartum depression

Love hormone effective in treating postpartum depression.

30 Jul 2019 11:06 AM

Make art for quality couple time

Couples creating art or playing board games release 'love hormone'.

13 Feb 2019 5:00 PM

Delhi HC sets aside Centre’s ban on firms making oxytocin

Oxytocin is also administered to pregnant women to “prevent and treat” postpartum haemorrhage (PPH).

15 Dec 2018 12:54 AM

HC suspends Centre’s drug ban for a month

The NGO contended in its plea that it would not be advisable to depend on one company alone.

01 Sep 2018 1:26 AM

World Breastfeeding Week 2018: Here are the health benefits for mum and baby

Breastfeeding is undoubtedly the best nutrition one can give to their baby rather than putting expressed milk in a bottle, says expert.

03 Aug 2018 8:55 AM


World Milk Day: Animal vs plant milk, which is the healthier choice?

Typically, milk is the primary source of nutrition for infant mammals before they are able to digest other types of food.

01 Jun 2018 11:00 AM

Three myths on masturbation debunked

Masturbation helps person get a good night's sleep, which helps body keep running in top form.

16 Mar 2018 3:59 PM

Study finds lack of sleep reduces sex drive

Lack of sleep and stress releases the hormone cortisol, which decreases testosterone, that plays a major role in sex drive.

12 Mar 2018 10:10 AM

Breastfeeding cuts mother's hypertension risk

Oxytocin release stimulated by breastfeeding may be associated with the decreased risk of these diseases.

30 Jan 2018 3:33 PM

'Love hormone' helps us understand social cues

Understanding oxytocin and molecules like it may shed light on a number of brain disorders.

22 Jan 2018 12:29 PM


Look out for the impact of adulterated milk on fertility in Indians

Thus it is important to understand how adulterated milk can cause serious health issues in both males and females.

27 Dec 2017 5:30 PM

Fertility in Indians affected by adulterated milk, says study

Oxytocin is one such injection that not only affects the cattle but indirectly the humans in the form of dairy products we consume.

27 Dec 2017 12:12 PM

Dogs are attracted to smiling human faces: study

Without oxytocin, the dogs pupils were at their largest when they looked at angry faces.

21 Nov 2017 12:51 PM

Here are the reasons why morning sex is so good!

Apart from other benefits, morning sex lowers blood pressure and reduces risk of having heart attacks.

04 Nov 2017 9:42 AM

Here's why some dogs are friendlier than others

A recent study has linked dogs' social skills to genetic variations in sensitivity for the hormone oxytocin.

11 Oct 2017 1:34 PM


Hormones that make dogs aggressive identified

Find out what "leash aggression" is.

01 Oct 2017 3:53 PM

This 'love hormone' makes men friendly

Find out more

29 Sep 2017 4:59 PM

Oxytocin may actually enhance fear rather than love, says study

Study, conducted by University of California Davis, shows that oxytocin simply exaggerates whatever given interaction makes a person feel.

27 Sep 2017 10:28 AM

Love hormone is released during crisis

Some scientists believe it is released primarily to enhance a relationship.

15 Jun 2017 9:51 AM

Rape survivors given growth hormones, raped again in Delhi govt home

The girls also accused some officials of injecting medicines, which allegedly stimulated premature growth.

01 May 2017 10:49 AM