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Medical News Today: Weight loss: How the ‘love hormone’ might help

A new study has investigated oxytocin’s effects on the brain regions that help control eating behavior to explore the possibility of using this hormone as a treatment for obesity. Researchers get to grips with how oxytocin alters our brain’s response to food. Oxytocin is a hormone that plays an essential role in social interaction, trust,… Read More »

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about antifreeze poisoning

Antifreeze contains chemicals that are toxic if a person ingests them. Antifreeze poisoning can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. People add antifreeze to vehicle radiators to prevent the liquid coolant inside from freezing and overheating. Antifreeze typically contains ethylene glycol, methanol, and propylene glycol. Although the chemicals in antifreeze are relatively nontoxic, the… Read More »