Love Potion Number Nine?

January 11, 2012 in New Age Science, Oprah, Uncategorized by Webmaster

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A Love Drug? Oxytocin, the 'Cuddle Chemical' to Scientists, Makes Mothers More Kind, Say Researchers - ABC News

A Love Drug? Oxytocin, the ‘Cuddle Chemical’ to Scientists, Makes Mothers More Kind, Say Researchers – ABC Newshttp://abcnews.go.com/ Sometimes it seems like what the world really needs is a love drug. But what if we could just produce it in our own brains, making humans more altruistic and interested in…

 

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Oxytocin — not to be confused with the highly addictive pain killer oxycodone — is critically important to a pregnant woman because it is partly responsible for the nourishment and cuddling she is likely to give her child. There is hope that the hormone could be used to help patients suffering from a range of psychiatric disorders that affect social interactions, including autism and schizophrenia.

It’s unlikely that this research will lead to a “recreational” drug that would make all of us a little more loving. That “Love Potion Number Nine” celebrated by the musicians that call themselves “The Clovers” is not likely to be on your pharmacist’s shelf anytime soon.   more

by LEE DYE

ABC News

 


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