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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.
New prediction models for improved treatment of lymph nodes in breast cancer patients

New prediction models for improved treatment of lymph nodes in breast cancer patients

Researchers identify new mechanism for dysfunctional insulin release

Researchers identify new mechanism for dysfunctional insulin release

Pre-SRT PSA could serve as prognostic and predictive biomarker of benefit from hormone therapy

Pre-SRT PSA could serve as prognostic and predictive biomarker of benefit from hormone therapy

Accelerating drug discovery process to help patients

Accelerating drug discovery process to help patients

Fight or flight response may originate in our bones

Fight or flight response may originate in our bones

Study provides new insights into how astrocytes help the brain process information

Study provides new insights into how astrocytes help the brain process information

Novel protein biomarker can help improve dementia risk prediction

Novel protein biomarker can help improve dementia risk prediction

Quick action can save lives of people with severe hypoglycemia

Quick action can save lives of people with severe hypoglycemia

Calcium absorption by breastfeeding babies could be key to treating osteoporosis in the elderly

Calcium absorption by breastfeeding babies could be key to treating osteoporosis in the elderly

UMass Lowell expert aims to improve sleep of night-shift workers

UMass Lowell expert aims to improve sleep of night-shift workers

'Weight cycling' may provide metabolic health benefits

'Weight cycling' may provide metabolic health benefits

Study sheds light on how 'flight-or-flight' response impairs long-term health

Study sheds light on how 'flight-or-flight' response impairs long-term health

Too much vitamin D may reduce bone density, say scientists

Too much vitamin D may reduce bone density, say scientists

Resilience exerts a protective role against negative effects of stress during pregnancy

Resilience exerts a protective role against negative effects of stress during pregnancy

Vaping may impair fertility and pregnancy outcomes

Vaping may impair fertility and pregnancy outcomes

Genetic variants associated with adult obesity start playing a role during early childhood

Genetic variants associated with adult obesity start playing a role during early childhood

Higher levels of serotonin after a seizure linked to lower incidence of breathing problems

Higher levels of serotonin after a seizure linked to lower incidence of breathing problems

Researchers develop new technique for rapid breakdown of cellular proteins

Researchers develop new technique for rapid breakdown of cellular proteins

Testosterone-containing nasal spray offers promising alternative for people suffering from 'low T'

Testosterone-containing nasal spray offers promising alternative for people suffering from 'low T'

Resistance to 'hunger hormone' linked with cognitive impairments and memory loss

Resistance to 'hunger hormone' linked with cognitive impairments and memory loss