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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.
Sex steroid hormone fluctuations may have direct effects on eye physiology and AMD

Sex steroid hormone fluctuations may have direct effects on eye physiology and AMD

Researchers find new way to halt growth of breast cancer cells

Researchers find new way to halt growth of breast cancer cells

Women do not receive timely diagnosis for heart disease

Women do not receive timely diagnosis for heart disease

Study reveals new diabetes gene in families with rare blood sugar conditions

Study reveals new diabetes gene in families with rare blood sugar conditions

FDA grants approval for first drug to treat inherited breast cancer

FDA grants approval for first drug to treat inherited breast cancer

U.S. FDA approves first drug for patients with germline BRCA-mutated metastatic breast cancer

U.S. FDA approves first drug for patients with germline BRCA-mutated metastatic breast cancer

Humanitarian program decreases stress hormone levels in adolescents affected by war

Humanitarian program decreases stress hormone levels in adolescents affected by war

Sunlight exposure may help lose weight

Sunlight exposure may help lose weight

Cross-sex hormone therapy may improve eating disorder symptoms in transgender people

Cross-sex hormone therapy may improve eating disorder symptoms in transgender people

Chronic exposure to arsenic may increase risk of diabetes, study reveals

Chronic exposure to arsenic may increase risk of diabetes, study reveals

New drugs and screening techniques reduce breast cancer mortality rates, research shows

New drugs and screening techniques reduce breast cancer mortality rates, research shows

Ibuprofen intake could be leading to male infertility

Ibuprofen intake could be leading to male infertility

Study finds common contraceptive shot may increase HIV risk

Study finds common contraceptive shot may increase HIV risk

Long-term night shift work among women may increase risk of cancers

Long-term night shift work among women may increase risk of cancers

Adrenomedullin could serve as biomarker, therapeutic target in disorders caused by leaky blood vessels

Adrenomedullin could serve as biomarker, therapeutic target in disorders caused by leaky blood vessels

Partner's scent can help reduce stress levels, research finds

Partner's scent can help reduce stress levels, research finds

Popular contraceptive shot may raise risk of HIV infection

Popular contraceptive shot may raise risk of HIV infection

Sleeping sickness actually caused by acceleration of biological clocks

Sleeping sickness actually caused by acceleration of biological clocks

Arterial stiffness improves with high doses of vitamin D supplementation, study finds

Arterial stiffness improves with high doses of vitamin D supplementation, study finds

UCLA study reveals positive effects of estrogen treatment in people with MS

UCLA study reveals positive effects of estrogen treatment in people with MS