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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.
Largest genetic study identifies new drug targets to treat type 1 diabetes

Largest genetic study identifies new drug targets to treat type 1 diabetes

Study reveals calcium's role in directing blood flow in the brain

Study reveals calcium's role in directing blood flow in the brain

Plant-based diet rich in soy reduces troubling menopause symptoms by 84%

Plant-based diet rich in soy reduces troubling menopause symptoms by 84%

Antidepressants may lower risk of death, complications in people with diabetes and depression

Antidepressants may lower risk of death, complications in people with diabetes and depression

Urban environment with high levels of air pollution associated with childhood obesity risk

Urban environment with high levels of air pollution associated with childhood obesity risk

Transgender, nonbinary people faced reduced access to gender-affirming care during the pandemic

Transgender, nonbinary people faced reduced access to gender-affirming care during the pandemic

Genetic analysis method reveals causal association between thyroid function and serum lipid metabolism

Genetic analysis method reveals causal association between thyroid function and serum lipid metabolism

First synthetic circuit consists of entirely fast, reversible protein-protein interactions

First synthetic circuit consists of entirely fast, reversible protein-protein interactions

Long-term exposure to air pollutants increases the risk of dysmenorrhea in women

Long-term exposure to air pollutants increases the risk of dysmenorrhea in women

Brain cells snap DNA strands in numerous locations to make memories

Brain cells snap DNA strands in numerous locations to make memories

Serum testosterone status recovery an accurate predictor of survival in male COVID-19 patients

Serum testosterone status recovery an accurate predictor of survival in male COVID-19 patients

Castration of male sheep slows DNA aging

Castration of male sheep slows DNA aging

Exposure to air pollutants during pregnancy may affect thyroxine levels in newborns

Exposure to air pollutants during pregnancy may affect thyroxine levels in newborns

Maternal and paternal behaviors in voles promoted by the exact same neural pathways

Maternal and paternal behaviors in voles promoted by the exact same neural pathways

Loss of PTHrP hormone can prevent metastases, improve survival in mice with pancreatic cancer

Loss of PTHrP hormone can prevent metastases, improve survival in mice with pancreatic cancer

Multimodality therapy critical for treating more aggressive prostate cancers

Multimodality therapy critical for treating more aggressive prostate cancers

Researchers discover genetic markers that drive the timing of first sex and birth

Researchers discover genetic markers that drive the timing of first sex and birth

Can age, sex, BMI or blood group influence the immunogenicity of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine?

Can age, sex, BMI or blood group influence the immunogenicity of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine?

New microchip can measure stress hormones in real time from a drop of blood

New microchip can measure stress hormones in real time from a drop of blood

Communicating with female friends decreases stress hormone levels for women across the lifespan

Communicating with female friends decreases stress hormone levels for women across the lifespan