La 'hormona del amor' podría usarse para bajar de peso

La 'hormona del amor' podría usarse para bajar de peso

Oxytocin has a variety of other surprising functions. A form of the chemical, Pitocin, induces labor, and another form might help treat stomach pain. Early studies have suggested that the hormone might boost social skills among kids with autism. Now Lawson and other researchers are investigating whether oxytocin might also prevent overeating.Lawson and her colleagues…