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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.
Researchers discover differences between mice and humans in function of insulin-producing beta cells

Researchers discover differences between mice and humans in function of insulin-producing beta cells

Male fish mutating into females - A toxicological fallout from remnants of human medicines in the ecosystems

Male fish mutating into females - A toxicological fallout from remnants of human medicines in the ecosystems

Perceived side effects to Tamoxifen making many quit breast cancer drug

Perceived side effects to Tamoxifen making many quit breast cancer drug

Banned flame retardants pass from mothers to infants through umbilical cord blood

Banned flame retardants pass from mothers to infants through umbilical cord blood

Mildly stressing muscle metabolism reverses diabetes and obesity in mice

Mildly stressing muscle metabolism reverses diabetes and obesity in mice

Adolescents with BMI at high-normal range have greater risk of death from cardiovascular diseases

Adolescents with BMI at high-normal range have greater risk of death from cardiovascular diseases

Study shows septic systems as important sources of emerging contaminants in drinking water

Study shows septic systems as important sources of emerging contaminants in drinking water

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