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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.
Elagolix drug suppresses ovarian hormone production, prevents heavy menstrual bleeding

Elagolix drug suppresses ovarian hormone production, prevents heavy menstrual bleeding

Researchers solve long-standing mystery linked to contraction of heart cells

Researchers solve long-standing mystery linked to contraction of heart cells

Discovery could lead to early identification of children at high risk of future type 2 diabetes

Discovery could lead to early identification of children at high risk of future type 2 diabetes

Women with PCOS have lower life satisfaction, poorer health beyond reproductive years

Women with PCOS have lower life satisfaction, poorer health beyond reproductive years

Adolescents with PCOS and obesity have more 'unhealthy' gut bacteria

Adolescents with PCOS and obesity have more 'unhealthy' gut bacteria

Researcher wins $2.5 million grant to study why therapeutic horseback riding benefits autistic children

Researcher wins $2.5 million grant to study why therapeutic horseback riding benefits autistic children

Study highlights lack of screening for depression during perimenopause

Study highlights lack of screening for depression during perimenopause

Children born to mothers with gestational diabetes and preeclampsia at risk for higher BMI

Children born to mothers with gestational diabetes and preeclampsia at risk for higher BMI

Blood tests can predict timing of menopause for women

Blood tests can predict timing of menopause for women

New blood test more accurately predicts the final menstrual period

New blood test more accurately predicts the final menstrual period

TBI impairs growth hormone production, disrupting cognition, memory and sleep

TBI impairs growth hormone production, disrupting cognition, memory and sleep

Early menopause tied to multiple health problems later in life

Early menopause tied to multiple health problems later in life

Fish oil supplements could benefit testicular function in healthy men finds study

Fish oil supplements could benefit testicular function in healthy men finds study

Estrogen plays a role in expansion of liver metastases in non-sex-specific cancers

Estrogen plays a role in expansion of liver metastases in non-sex-specific cancers

3D structure of DNA is 'rewired' in hormone-resistant ER+ breast cancers

3D structure of DNA is 'rewired' in hormone-resistant ER+ breast cancers

BPA activates immune response in mice that persists for at least three generations

BPA activates immune response in mice that persists for at least three generations

Burnout linked to higher risk for abnormal heart rhythm

Burnout linked to higher risk for abnormal heart rhythm

Flame retardants and pesticides responsible for intellectual disabilities among millions

Flame retardants and pesticides responsible for intellectual disabilities among millions

Cannabinoids can alleviate some symptoms of endometriosis

Cannabinoids can alleviate some symptoms of endometriosis

Study provides insights into how viral infection can continue to affect immunity

Study provides insights into how viral infection can continue to affect immunity