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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.
Children with obesity face four-fold greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Children with obesity face four-fold greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Changes in estrogen can trigger atypical functioning in memory circuit of women with gene variant

Changes in estrogen can trigger atypical functioning in memory circuit of women with gene variant

Negative emotions can inspire cancer patients, study shows

Negative emotions can inspire cancer patients, study shows

Differing hormone profiles shape human social hierarchies, say psychology researchers

Differing hormone profiles shape human social hierarchies, say psychology researchers

Women at highest genetic risk for fracture benefit most from hormone therapy, study finds

Women at highest genetic risk for fracture benefit most from hormone therapy, study finds

High-fat diet and obesity drive liver immune cells to promote metabolic syndrome

High-fat diet and obesity drive liver immune cells to promote metabolic syndrome

Scientists reveal Connshing syndrome as new cause of hypertension

Scientists reveal Connshing syndrome as new cause of hypertension

Researchers discover how protein aggregation triggers aging

Researchers discover how protein aggregation triggers aging

Study finds link between circadian variations in body temperature and arousal in brain-injured patients

Study finds link between circadian variations in body temperature and arousal in brain-injured patients

TSRI study could lead to personalized treatments for alcohol dependence

TSRI study could lead to personalized treatments for alcohol dependence

'Love hormone' could hold key to treating drug addicts, say experts

'Love hormone' could hold key to treating drug addicts, say experts

Feeding status alters the human adipose tissue response to exercise, study reveals

Feeding status alters the human adipose tissue response to exercise, study reveals

Researchers map gene activity to reveal how the liver performs different functions

Researchers map gene activity to reveal how the liver performs different functions

Miniature models of ‘womb lining’ could provide insights into early pregnancy and menstrual cycle

Miniature models of ‘womb lining’ could provide insights into early pregnancy and menstrual cycle

Gene CRY1 variant alters circadian clock contributing to delayed sleep phase disorder, study finds

Gene CRY1 variant alters circadian clock contributing to delayed sleep phase disorder, study finds

Weather-forecast tool can help improve assessment and treatment of newborns with asphyxia

Weather-forecast tool can help improve assessment and treatment of newborns with asphyxia

Endocrine Society’s new Scientific Statement offers guidance to spot hormonal causes of hypertension

Endocrine Society’s new Scientific Statement offers guidance to spot hormonal causes of hypertension

New finding on key protein opens door to potential therapies for chronic illnesses

New finding on key protein opens door to potential therapies for chronic illnesses

X-ray study sheds new light on promising drug target

X-ray study sheds new light on promising drug target

Oxytocin system may be key target for developing medications to treat opioid addiction

Oxytocin system may be key target for developing medications to treat opioid addiction