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A hormone is a chemical released by one or more cells that affects cells in other parts of the organism. Only a small amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. It is essentially a chemical messenger that transports a signal from one cell to another.
Scientists find lack of experimental evidence detailing biologic roles of leptin in metabolism

Scientists find lack of experimental evidence detailing biologic roles of leptin in metabolism

Kopchicks' $10.5 million gift to fund student fellowships at MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School

Kopchicks' $10.5 million gift to fund student fellowships at MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School

Insulin in the brain may help regulate eating behavior and facilitate weight loss, study shows

Insulin in the brain may help regulate eating behavior and facilitate weight loss, study shows

Excess male hormones in PCOS women contribute to metabolic complications, study shows

Excess male hormones in PCOS women contribute to metabolic complications, study shows

Prenatal exposure to pain-relieving drug can impair development of male behavior

Prenatal exposure to pain-relieving drug can impair development of male behavior

Review highlights effective treatment options for managing patients with T2D and osteoporosis

Review highlights effective treatment options for managing patients with T2D and osteoporosis

Scientists urge caution on common antimicrobial chemicals Triclosan and Triclocarban

Scientists urge caution on common antimicrobial chemicals Triclosan and Triclocarban

NAMS publishes new position statement on use of hormone therapy to relieve menopause symptoms

NAMS publishes new position statement on use of hormone therapy to relieve menopause symptoms

New study receives £1.8m NIHR funding to find effective treatment for bleeding after childbirth

New study receives £1.8m NIHR funding to find effective treatment for bleeding after childbirth

Study shows correlation between urinary stress hormones and coronary heart disease

Study shows correlation between urinary stress hormones and coronary heart disease

Researchers explore impact of hair products on breast cancer risk

Researchers explore impact of hair products on breast cancer risk

Menopause linked to severity of lumbar disc degeneration

Menopause linked to severity of lumbar disc degeneration

Study suggests human embryos not susceptible to dying early as often claimed

Study suggests human embryos not susceptible to dying early as often claimed

New biosensor technology could be used in wearable devices to monitor health

New biosensor technology could be used in wearable devices to monitor health

Irregular patterns of sleep and wakefulness linked to lower grades among college students

Irregular patterns of sleep and wakefulness linked to lower grades among college students

Study shows benefits of CGM in adults with diabetes who take multiple daily injections

Study shows benefits of CGM in adults with diabetes who take multiple daily injections

Kidney graft success depends on age, sex of donor and recipient, study reveals

Kidney graft success depends on age, sex of donor and recipient, study reveals

Scientists reveal 12-hour autonomous biological clock that coordinates bodily functions

Scientists reveal 12-hour autonomous biological clock that coordinates bodily functions

Adding a second HER2-targeted treatment may improve outcomes for some women with breast cancer

Adding a second HER2-targeted treatment may improve outcomes for some women with breast cancer

Older people with persistent pain more likely to develop dementia

Older people with persistent pain more likely to develop dementia