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Love Hormone

Yagana Shah

Hugs Have Healing Power, Study Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.11.2014 | Fifty

Ever wonder why sometimes a hug is all you need? You can't explain it, but there's just something comforting about snuggling up to your spouse after a...

Could This Nasal Spray Improve Your Orgasms?

Posted 04.04.2014 | Women

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 04/04/2014 05:00pm EST on LiveScience A dose of the "love hormone" oxytocin may make people's orgasms...

'Love Hormone' Study Yields Big Surprise About Bonding In Chimps

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

BERLIN (AP) — Chimpanzees who share are chimpanzees who care, it seems. A study published Wednesday appears to confirm that friendships are forged ...

How The 'Love Hormone' Could Help Kids With Autism

Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

By: By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 12/02/2013 04:58 PM EST on LiveScience For children with autism, a dose of oxytocin — the so-c...

The Real Key To A Lasting Relationship?

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 02.29.2012 | Women

The key to long-lasting love isn't trust, communication or even a hot sex life, says a new study. It's oxytocin. Oxytocin is a hormone that's been...

Does 'Love Hormone' Oxytocin Promote Racism?

The Observer | Elizabeth Heathcote | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Carsten de Dreu, 44, a professor of psychology at the University of Amsterdam... has been exploring the role of the "love" hormone oxytocin in group d...

New Study Reveals Why We're Attracted To Strangers

ABC News | EWEN CALLAWAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

A new study shows that men and women who inhale a whiff of the hormone oxytocin rate strangers as more attractive. ...