Protocol for an experimental investigation of the roles of oxytocin and social support in neuroendocrine, cardiovascular, and subjective responses to stress across age and gender
- Can Oxytocin Treat Autism? WILLIAMS, FLORENCE // Discover;May2013, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p64
The author discusses the treatment of autism with the hormone oxytocin, which affects social interaction. Molecular geneticist Simon Gregory is mentioned, as well as research into the social disconnection behaviors in autistic children, the neural effects of oxytocin, and social skills....
- Active management of the third stage of labour. Aflaifel, Nasreen; Weeks, Andrew D. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;7/21/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7866, p9
The authors reflect on the study that examines the effect of active management of the third stage of labour with and without cord traction in more than 24 000 women. They notes that active management packages seem to offer maternal benefit and reduce neonatal blood volume and infant iron store...
- Book reviews. Bruhn, John G. // Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science;Jan-Mar95, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p95
Reviews the book `Social Support and Cardiovascular Disease,' edited by Sally A. Shumaker and Susan M. Czajkowski.
- Oxytocin for slow progress in the first stage of spontaneous labour is not associated with different rates of caesarean or assisted delivery compared with no treatment or delayed use in second stage. Frölich, Michael // Evidence Based Medicine;Jun2012, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p83
A commentary on the study "Oxytocin versus no treatment or delayed treatment for slow progress in the first stage of spontaneous labor," by G. J. Bugg, F. Siddiqui, and J. G. Thornton, in the "Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews" 2011, Issue 6, is presented. The researchers discuss whether...
- Obs & Gyn. // Africa Health;Nov2011, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p50
The article focuses on the research in Ireland, which found that oxytocin bolus reduces additional uterotonics in elective caesarean section but it does not affect major bleeding risk.
- Methylergometrine/oxytocin. // Reactions Weekly;2/19/2011, Issue 1339, p29
The article describes the case of a 24-year-old parturient who was administered with oxytocin and methylergometrine during a caesarean section, but developed an exacerbation of myotonia.
- Chronic oxytocin administration as a treatment against impaired leptin signaling or leptin resistance in obesity. Altirriba, Jordi; Poher, Anne-Laure; Rohner-Jeanrenaud, Françoise // Frontiers in Endocrinology;Aug2015, p1
This review summarizes the existing literature on the effects of oxytocin administration in the treatment of obesity in different animal models and in humans, focusing on the central control of food intake, the oxytocin effects on adipose tissue, and the relationships between oxytocin and...
- Two birds with one stone: possible dual-role of oxytocin in the treatment of diabetes and osteoporosis. Elabd, Seham; Sabry, Ismail // Frontiers in Endocrinology;Aug2015, p1
Oxytocin (OT), a hormone most commonly associated with labor and lactation, may have a wide variety of physiological and pathological functions, which makes OT and its receptor potential targets for drug therapy. In this review, we highlight the newly discovered metabolic role of OT in diabetes...
- Oxytocin. // Reactions Weekly;10/22/2011, Issue 1374, p28
The article describes the case of a woman at 38.5 weeks gestation who developed uterine tachysystole, leading to fetal intolerance of labour and a nonreassuring fetal heart rate, during induction of labour with oxytocin.