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09-30-2022
“Love hormone” oxytocin has heart healing properties
The neurohormone oxytocin – often referred to as the “love hormone” – is known for promoting social bonds and giving rise to pleasurable feelings after activities including exercise, sex, or even art-viewing. However, this hormone has many other functions, such as the regulation of lactation and uterine contractions in females, as well as the regulation of testosterone production, ejaculation, and sperm transport in males. Now, a team of scientists from Michigan State University (MSU) has found that, in both zebrafish and human cell cultures, this hormone has...
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09-15-2020
COVID-19 will be a seasonal virus after herd immunity is reached
COVID-19 is set to become a seasonal illness in countries...
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09-14-2020
Signs of life found in the clouds surrounding Venus
A toxic gas that is almost exclusively associated with life...
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09-14-2020
Mediterranean and tropical species may vanish at alarming rates
The growing pressures of climate change and human activities pose...
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09-12-2020
Experts identify the gene that controls sexual desire in men
Experts at Northwestern University have pinpointed the site of male...
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09-11-2020
Smoking increases the ACE2 receptors available for coronavirus infection
Vapers, smokers, and non-smokers with chronic conditions such as high...
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09-10-2020
COVID-19 may have arrived in Los Angeles last year
The coronavirus may have already been spreading throughout Los Angeles...
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09-10-2020
Two minutes of exercise boosts learning ability in young adults
In a new study published by the Wiley Online Library,...
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09-09-2020
Some cats have developed neutralizing COVID-19 antibodies
A new study published by Taylor & Francis Group reports...
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09-09-2020
Mammal extinctions are driven almost exclusively by humans, not climate change
Human activities are responsible for 96 percent of all mammal...
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09-09-2020
New corals found deep in the Great Barrier Reef
Scientists exploring the deepest regions of the Great Barrier Reef...
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09-09-2020
Young children use both brain hemispheres for language processing
Children and infants process language in both the left and...
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09-08-2020
Hospitalization rates for the flu and COVID-19 are strikingly similar among children
This fall, many children will be hospitalized for seasonal influenza...
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