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ESE Daily News Alert - 14 February 2020

Oxytocin helps reduce cocaine cravings in men with past trauma

According to a study published in Psychopharmacology, oxytocin treatment may reduce cocaine cravings in men with past trauma, but increase cravings in women, when exposed to visual drug cues.

Hormone found in chocolate increases male libido

Kisspeptin found in chocolate may increase libido in men by making women smell and look more attractive, according to a study published in JCI Insight.


Hormone therapy reduces muscle loss in postmenopausal women

According to a study published in Menopause, long-term hormone therapy may reduce muscle loss and sarcopenia risks in postmenopausal women.


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