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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 investigates if the body's immune response to infections changes with seasons

Study investigates if the body's immune response to infections changes with seasons

Variations in skin-related genes influence how efficient we make vitamin D

Variations in skin-related genes influence how efficient we make vitamin D

Medical teams need to be extra vigilant when dealing with diabetics during COVID-19 pandemic

Medical teams need to be extra vigilant when dealing with diabetics during COVID-19 pandemic

Psychoactive ingredient in marijuana may impair ability to produce viable embryos

Psychoactive ingredient in marijuana may impair ability to produce viable embryos

Physical activity beneficial for mental well-being in middle-aged women despite menopausal status

Physical activity beneficial for mental well-being in middle-aged women despite menopausal status

GABA is a key regulator to metamorphosis, shows study

GABA is a key regulator to metamorphosis, shows study

Antihypertensive drugs may protect against COVID-19 in heart patients

Antihypertensive drugs may protect against COVID-19 in heart patients

Study reveals how hormone leptin contributes to weight loss

Study reveals how hormone leptin contributes to weight loss

Experiences of women who had negative effects when using hormonal contraception

Experiences of women who had negative effects when using hormonal contraception

Wearable delivery device allows adults with type 2 diabetes to safely use affordable insulin therapy

Wearable delivery device allows adults with type 2 diabetes to safely use affordable insulin therapy

Location of broken bone in older people can have major impact on long-term health outcomes

Location of broken bone in older people can have major impact on long-term health outcomes

Hypothyroidism patients cite effectiveness of desiccated thyroid extract over standard therapy

Hypothyroidism patients cite effectiveness of desiccated thyroid extract over standard therapy

Individuals taking glucocorticoids are at high risk if infected with COVID-19

Individuals taking glucocorticoids are at high risk if infected with COVID-19

Investigational oral form of treatment offers hope for adults with acromegaly

Investigational oral form of treatment offers hope for adults with acromegaly

Fracking chemical may interfere with reproductive hormones in men

Fracking chemical may interfere with reproductive hormones in men

People working long hours more likely to have hypothyroidism

People working long hours more likely to have hypothyroidism

Two newer types of diabetes medications show heart and kidney benefits

Two newer types of diabetes medications show heart and kidney benefits

Study finds high rates of depression, suicidal thoughts among transgender teens

Study finds high rates of depression, suicidal thoughts among transgender teens

Gastric bypass may be the best surgical option in patients with NAFLD

Gastric bypass may be the best surgical option in patients with NAFLD

Thyroid hormone replacement therapy linked to higher risk of death in older adults

Thyroid hormone replacement therapy linked to higher risk of death in older adults