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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.
Brain scans reveal link between oxytocin and paternal caregiving in fathers

Brain scans reveal link between oxytocin and paternal caregiving in fathers

People living without artificial lights also skimp on sleep, study finds

People living without artificial lights also skimp on sleep, study finds

‘Fasting-mimicking’ diet reduces risk factors for major diseases

‘Fasting-mimicking’ diet reduces risk factors for major diseases

Radiotherapy for breast cancer linked to greater risk of second primary lung cancer

Radiotherapy for breast cancer linked to greater risk of second primary lung cancer

Postmenopausal hormone therapy lasting longer than ten years linked to lower dementia risk

Postmenopausal hormone therapy lasting longer than ten years linked to lower dementia risk

Hormone therapy may not protect women from Alzheimer's disease, new study shows

Hormone therapy may not protect women from Alzheimer's disease, new study shows

Researchers pinpoint new neural mechanism that regulates chronic stress response

Researchers pinpoint new neural mechanism that regulates chronic stress response

Estrogen regulates specific exosome-packed microRNAs in blood circulation, study shows

Estrogen regulates specific exosome-packed microRNAs in blood circulation, study shows

Melatonin content of dietary supplements shows wide variability, study finds

Melatonin content of dietary supplements shows wide variability, study finds

TSRI scientists receive $3.3 million NIH grant to create new breast cancer treatments

TSRI scientists receive $3.3 million NIH grant to create new breast cancer treatments

Women who participate in clinical trials experience improved health outcomes, research finds

Women who participate in clinical trials experience improved health outcomes, research finds

Taking prostate cancer drug with low-fat breakfast can be effective and less expensive, study finds

Taking prostate cancer drug with low-fat breakfast can be effective and less expensive, study finds

Married individuals have lower levels of stress hormone than unmarried, divorced people

Married individuals have lower levels of stress hormone than unmarried, divorced people

Long-term use of testosterone therapy in hypogonadal men may reduce risk of death from CV disease

Long-term use of testosterone therapy in hypogonadal men may reduce risk of death from CV disease

Reprogramming liver cells to become pancreatic cells may help diabetic patients

Reprogramming liver cells to become pancreatic cells may help diabetic patients

'Anti-ageing' hormone may play major role in development of kidney disease, study suggests

'Anti-ageing' hormone may play major role in development of kidney disease, study suggests

Noradrenaline exerts positive effects on vision by binding to b-adrenergic receptors

Noradrenaline exerts positive effects on vision by binding to b-adrenergic receptors

New study sheds light on how prenatal BPA exposure increases obesity risk

New study sheds light on how prenatal BPA exposure increases obesity risk

Study sheds light on role of Armc5 protein in foetal development and T-cell immune responses

Study sheds light on role of Armc5 protein in foetal development and T-cell immune responses

Study finds link between breast density and contralateral breast cancer

Study finds link between breast density and contralateral breast cancer