Oxytocin

BREASTFEEDING DURING PREGNANCY

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Provides information on breastfeeding during pregnancy. Release of the hormone oxytocin, the chemical messenger that tells breast tissue to contract and eject milk, into a woman's bloodstream by...

Drugs in Labor

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For a woman, labor involves hardwork for which she has to have lots of strength. Throughout history,women and their caregivers have developed resources to ease the situation both for mother and t...

STRESS, GENDER AND ARE MEN REALLY FROM MARS?

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The article discusses about the differences of men and women in terms stress and gender. The author stressed that gender differences in behavior and responses to stress due to hormonal and brain ...

Oxytocin Protects Baby's Brain during Birth

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The article offers information about a study concerning the effectivity of oxytocin in protecting the baby's brain during birth. It was found in a study comparing the brain tissue of rats born th...

An Exploratory Study of Neurohormonal Responses of Healthy Men to Massage

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Objective: This research examined the relationship between plasma oxytocin (OT), arginine vasopressin (AVP), cortisol, and anxiety before, during, and after a massage in healthy adult men. Design...

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