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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.
SNIFF study to examine safety, efficacy of nasal insulin for treating Alzheimer’s disease

SNIFF study to examine safety, efficacy of nasal insulin for treating Alzheimer’s disease

Endocrine Society praises CMS decision to extend access to therapeutic CGMs

Endocrine Society praises CMS decision to extend access to therapeutic CGMs

SLU researchers aim to tackle diabetes and obesity by capturing benefits of exercise in pill form

SLU researchers aim to tackle diabetes and obesity by capturing benefits of exercise in pill form

FDA grants accelerated approval to new drug for treatment of rare form of skin cancer

FDA grants accelerated approval to new drug for treatment of rare form of skin cancer

Androgens more important for ovarian development, study suggests

Androgens more important for ovarian development, study suggests

Study shows how long-term, weight-bearing exercises trigger bone formation in men

Study shows how long-term, weight-bearing exercises trigger bone formation in men

Endocrine Society releases new guideline to help diagnose and treat hypothalamic amenorrhea

Endocrine Society releases new guideline to help diagnose and treat hypothalamic amenorrhea

Study evaluates screening and treatment for subclinical thyroid disease during pregnancy

Study evaluates screening and treatment for subclinical thyroid disease during pregnancy

Direct-to-consumer ‘low-T’ medication advertising increases prescriptions but may not improve health

Direct-to-consumer ‘low-T’ medication advertising increases prescriptions but may not improve health

Insulin resistance linked to more rapid decline in cognitive performance

Insulin resistance linked to more rapid decline in cognitive performance

Vanderbilt study compares side effects, outcomes of prostate cancer treatments with active surveillance

Vanderbilt study compares side effects, outcomes of prostate cancer treatments with active surveillance

Scientists identify molecules that may be key to drug resistance in estrogen-driven breast cancers

Scientists identify molecules that may be key to drug resistance in estrogen-driven breast cancers

Circadian misalignments may favor diabetes development

Circadian misalignments may favor diabetes development

Why don’t patients always discuss hyperglycemia with their doctor?

Why don’t patients always discuss hyperglycemia with their doctor?

Yale study identifies racial and ethnic disparities in Oncotype DX testing for women with breast cancer

Yale study identifies racial and ethnic disparities in Oncotype DX testing for women with breast cancer

Tulane researcher aims to improve hormone replacement therapy for post-menopausal women

Tulane researcher aims to improve hormone replacement therapy for post-menopausal women

Study: Phthalate exposure during early pregnancy can alter hormone levels in developing fetuses

Study: Phthalate exposure during early pregnancy can alter hormone levels in developing fetuses

Study provides new insights into biological mechanisms underpinning type 2 diabetes pathology

Study provides new insights into biological mechanisms underpinning type 2 diabetes pathology

Whole-body vibration can mimic muscle, bone health benefits of regular exercise in mice

Whole-body vibration can mimic muscle, bone health benefits of regular exercise in mice

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with intensive medical treatment, study shows

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with intensive medical treatment, study shows