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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.
Quality of diet and multi-dimensional exercise training regimen can improve fitness

Quality of diet and multi-dimensional exercise training regimen can improve fitness

Israeli researchers examine potential damaging psychological effects of cyber-terror attacks

Israeli researchers examine potential damaging psychological effects of cyber-terror attacks

Clinical psychologist examines stress reactions among men and women from subjective, hormonal and neuronal standpoint

Clinical psychologist examines stress reactions among men and women from subjective, hormonal and neuronal standpoint

Researchers identify ion channel required for proper regulation of basal metabolism and body weight

Researchers identify ion channel required for proper regulation of basal metabolism and body weight

Study finds link between removal of ovaries and increased risk of heart disease, cancer and mortality

Study finds link between removal of ovaries and increased risk of heart disease, cancer and mortality

Highly stressful situations for police officers linked to dysregulation of cortisol pattern

Highly stressful situations for police officers linked to dysregulation of cortisol pattern

Transporters of thyroid hormones play key role in development of the brain, study finds

Transporters of thyroid hormones play key role in development of the brain, study finds

Maternal stress can affect growth of fetal muscles, study shows

Maternal stress can affect growth of fetal muscles, study shows

Study finds under and misuse of adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer patients

Study finds under and misuse of adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer patients

New Finnish study confirms harmful effects of maternal licorice consumption during pregnancy

New Finnish study confirms harmful effects of maternal licorice consumption during pregnancy

Returning to nature can improve sleep patterns

Returning to nature can improve sleep patterns

Researchers show how level of perinatal testosterone impacts person's earnings in life

Researchers show how level of perinatal testosterone impacts person's earnings in life

Study finds impaired secretion of stress hormone in healthy Indigenous young adults

Study finds impaired secretion of stress hormone in healthy Indigenous young adults

‘Love hormone’ from insects could be used as drug lead to prevent uterine contractility in preterm labour

‘Love hormone’ from insects could be used as drug lead to prevent uterine contractility in preterm labour

Sleep problems can interfere with woman's level of sexual satisfaction, study shows

Sleep problems can interfere with woman's level of sexual satisfaction, study shows

Mount Sinai study characterizes genetically modified rat model of autism and intellectual disability

Mount Sinai study characterizes genetically modified rat model of autism and intellectual disability

Air pollution may greatly increase chance of dementia in older women

Air pollution may greatly increase chance of dementia in older women

Scientists decode genetic profile of rare inherited disorder that can cause genital ambiguity

Scientists decode genetic profile of rare inherited disorder that can cause genital ambiguity

High paracardial fat volume linked to increased risk for heart disease in postmenopausal women

High paracardial fat volume linked to increased risk for heart disease in postmenopausal women

Increased levels of physical activity linked to decreased insulin resistance, inflammation biomarkers

Increased levels of physical activity linked to decreased insulin resistance, inflammation biomarkers