Men in committed relationships choose to keep a greater distance between themselves and an unknown woman they find attractive when given the hormone oxytocin, according to new research in the November 14 issue of The Journal of ...
Neuroscience Nov 13, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (9) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In other contexts, oxytocin is already well-known as the bliss hormone. The hormone is secreted upon stimulation by touch and is known to result in a feeling of calm and physical ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 30, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 3 |
(HealthDay) -- Children with autism given a squirt of a nasal spray containing the hormone oxytocin showed more activity in brain regions known to be involved with processing social information, a small study ...
Autism spectrum disorders May 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Tefina, the first testosterone based intranasal gel, has been in part developed by the ULg's Galenic Pharmacy Laboratory. It is currently at the stage of testing before being marketed by the Canadian company, ...
Medications Nov 19, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 1
Until now most experimental vaccines against the highly lethal H5N1 avian influenza virus have lacked effectiveness. But a new vaccine has proven highly effective against the virus when tested in both mice and ferrets. It ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(AP)—Health officials say the flu season is winding down, and it has killed 105 children—about the average toll.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Using a fluticasone furoate nasal spray for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in children appears to reduce production of certain inflammatory cell proteins that may play a role in development of obstructive sleep apnea, ...
Sleep apnea Jun 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Hot chili peppers are known to make people "tear up, but a new study led by University of Cincinnati allergy researcher Jonathan Bernstein, MD, found that a nasal spray containing an ingredient derived ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
RMIT University researchers have developed computer models to design more effective nasal sprays to provide alternate drug delivery to needles or pills.
Medications Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Federal health officials have approved the first vaccine that protects against four strains of the common flu, offering one additional layer of protection against the influenza virus that affects millions each year.
Medications Feb 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Lead scientist Professor Simon Cutting, from the School of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway, has developed the jabs through the use of probiotic spores. He carried out fundamental studies into the biology of the bacterium ...
Medications Oct 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A sniffle here, a cough there and suddenly a cold has come. What to do? Here's how to treat - and not treat - a cold.
Health Jan 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A panel of U.S. government health experts says a long-established bone strengthening drug should no longer be used by women because there is little evidence it works and it may actually increase the risk of cancer.
Medications Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The first skin patch approved to treat migraines offers patients an alternative to pills, nasal sprays and injections, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |