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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.
T1DM weakens autonomic reflex that regulates blood pressure during exercise, study finds

T1DM weakens autonomic reflex that regulates blood pressure during exercise, study finds

Study finds underlying causes of racial, ethnic disparities in cancer survival

Study finds underlying causes of racial, ethnic disparities in cancer survival

BMS survey reveals negative effects of menopause on most aspects of women’s lives

BMS survey reveals negative effects of menopause on most aspects of women’s lives

Study: Many women do not follow guidelines to prevent pregnancy after bariatric surgery

Study: Many women do not follow guidelines to prevent pregnancy after bariatric surgery

Dietary combination transforms lethal breast cancers into highly treatable form

Dietary combination transforms lethal breast cancers into highly treatable form

Factors associated with disparities in breast cancer survival studied

Factors associated with disparities in breast cancer survival studied

Endocrine Society provides report on announcements related to health insurance policy

Endocrine Society provides report on announcements related to health insurance policy

Endogenous infection marker can help guide antibiotic use

Endogenous infection marker can help guide antibiotic use

Scientists identify new type of diabetes caused by RFX6 gene mutation

Scientists identify new type of diabetes caused by RFX6 gene mutation

New insights on seriousness of postmenopausal bleeding

New insights on seriousness of postmenopausal bleeding

UIC study receives $3 million federal grant to study effects of inflammation on PCOS

UIC study receives $3 million federal grant to study effects of inflammation on PCOS

Study: Ovarian reserve tests do not appear to predict short-term chances of conception

Study: Ovarian reserve tests do not appear to predict short-term chances of conception

Endocrine Society expresses concerns that federal rule will reduce women's access to birth control

Endocrine Society expresses concerns that federal rule will reduce women's access to birth control

Researchers find genetic variation linked to effects of prenatal alcohol exposure

Researchers find genetic variation linked to effects of prenatal alcohol exposure

Moms of children with rare genetic illness push for wider newborn screening

Moms of children with rare genetic illness push for wider newborn screening

Gene targets for triple negative breast cancers resistant to chemotherapy found

Gene targets for triple negative breast cancers resistant to chemotherapy found

ATA’s informative symposia to focus on recent advances in thyroid research

ATA’s informative symposia to focus on recent advances in thyroid research

Scientists unravel mechanism that links gut bacteria to hypertension

Scientists unravel mechanism that links gut bacteria to hypertension

Research uncovers potential targets for treatment of triple negative breast cancer

Research uncovers potential targets for treatment of triple negative breast cancer

Researchers discover circadian clock at work in our muscles

Researchers discover circadian clock at work in our muscles