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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.
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

Study: Common drug used to prevent preterm births provides no benefit but may cause side effects

Study: Common drug used to prevent preterm births provides no benefit but may cause side effects

Low levels of allopregnanolone hormone may predict risk of postpartum depression

Low levels of allopregnanolone hormone may predict risk of postpartum depression

Exposure to EDCs alters thyroid hormone signalling, early brain development in frog embryos

Exposure to EDCs alters thyroid hormone signalling, early brain development in frog embryos

Survey finds that most military physicians did not receive any formal training on transgender care

Survey finds that most military physicians did not receive any formal training on transgender care

Novel androgens play major role in development of PCOS, research shows

Novel androgens play major role in development of PCOS, research shows

New study aims to better define which type 2 diabetes patients benefit most from gastric surgery

New study aims to better define which type 2 diabetes patients benefit most from gastric surgery

Endostatin can decrease proliferation of castration-resistant prostate cancer cells

Endostatin can decrease proliferation of castration-resistant prostate cancer cells

Discovery of link between RNA quality control and longevity may shed light on mechanisms behind aging

Discovery of link between RNA quality control and longevity may shed light on mechanisms behind aging

Study sheds new light on poor sleep conditions during Antarctic summer

Study sheds new light on poor sleep conditions during Antarctic summer

Scientists pinpoint key biological mechanism that can prevent proliferation of insulin-producing cells

Scientists pinpoint key biological mechanism that can prevent proliferation of insulin-producing cells

Timing of carbohydrate intake plays role in blood glucose regulation for men with prediabetes

Timing of carbohydrate intake plays role in blood glucose regulation for men with prediabetes

Prolonged exposure to male hormone blockers increases risk of persistent erectile dysfunction

Prolonged exposure to male hormone blockers increases risk of persistent erectile dysfunction

Breast cancer mortality rate has dropped massively over last 30 years

Breast cancer mortality rate has dropped massively over last 30 years

Volunteering linked to better employment and health outcomes

Volunteering linked to better employment and health outcomes

Hormone replacement therapy linked to lower risk of atherosclerosis and death in women

Hormone replacement therapy linked to lower risk of atherosclerosis and death in women

Hormone secreted by bone cells can suppress appetite, mice study reveals

Hormone secreted by bone cells can suppress appetite, mice study reveals