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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.
I write about America’s absurd health care system. Then I got caught up in it.

I write about America’s absurd health care system. Then I got caught up in it.

New therapeutic approach offers hope to treat obesity and related metabolic disorders

New therapeutic approach offers hope to treat obesity and related metabolic disorders

Low-cost test could open new avenues for earlier diagnosis, treatment of rare genetic disorders

Low-cost test could open new avenues for earlier diagnosis, treatment of rare genetic disorders

REM sleep protects animals against predator attacks

REM sleep protects animals against predator attacks

Researchers call for more work to address unmet needs of women with Parkinson's disease

Researchers call for more work to address unmet needs of women with Parkinson's disease

Cancer patients receiving treatment may mount inadequate immune response to COVID-19 vaccination

Cancer patients receiving treatment may mount inadequate immune response to COVID-19 vaccination

U of U Health researchers assess the effectiveness of new contraceptive gel for men

U of U Health researchers assess the effectiveness of new contraceptive gel for men

Exploring the potential utility of calcium channel inhibitors in SARS-CoV-2 infection

Exploring the potential utility of calcium channel inhibitors in SARS-CoV-2 infection

Estrogen-activated neurocircuit in females provide anti-obesity benefits

Estrogen-activated neurocircuit in females provide anti-obesity benefits

How does SARS-CoV-2 infection impact female fertility?

How does SARS-CoV-2 infection impact female fertility?

Sperm sharing should be subject to the same regulatory oversight as egg sharing, argues expert

Sperm sharing should be subject to the same regulatory oversight as egg sharing, argues expert

Scientific review highlights the impact of coffee on digestive organs

Scientific review highlights the impact of coffee on digestive organs

Impact of COVID-19 on male and female reproductive health

Impact of COVID-19 on male and female reproductive health

Early gender-affirming hormone therapy for transgender teens leads to better mental health

Early gender-affirming hormone therapy for transgender teens leads to better mental health

Addition of hormone therapy to radiotherapy treatments improves survival in prostate cancer patients

Addition of hormone therapy to radiotherapy treatments improves survival in prostate cancer patients

Preconception weight loss may not increase obese woman's chances of delivering a healthy baby

Preconception weight loss may not increase obese woman's chances of delivering a healthy baby

Subcutaneous nanotherapy can make immunomodulation more effective in people with type 1 diabetes

Subcutaneous nanotherapy can make immunomodulation more effective in people with type 1 diabetes

Can meal times affect your risk of glucose intolerance?

Can meal times affect your risk of glucose intolerance?

DPP4 protein: The connection between severe COVID-19 and diabetes

DPP4 protein: The connection between severe COVID-19 and diabetes

Blocking an enzyme activity inside fat cells can reduce obesity in mice

Blocking an enzyme activity inside fat cells can reduce obesity in mice