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Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2015 8:05 AM
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https://www.autismspeaks.org/science/science-news/researchers-launch-study-oxytocin-nasal-spray

The researchers expect to start enrolling subjects in early 2013. Participating centers include:

* The University of North Carolina ASPIRE program, in Chapel Hill and Durham
* The Lurie Center for Autism, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
* Seaver Autism Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York
* Seattle Children’s Research Institute
* The Vanderbilt Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Nashville

For more information, visit the SOARS website.

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Oxytocin is the Love Drug? A nasal spray sound easy.

"What is oxytocin?
Oxytocin is a hormone that makes smooth muscles contract. It also
works in the brain to help with bonding and feelings of love and
caring for others. "

"oxytocin, a hormone released during sex and other intimate gestures like hugging or holding hands that's been proven to strengthen social bonds in other mammals"

Proven that gazing into a dog's eyes raises oxytocin levels in humans and dogs.