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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.
New technology measures hormones that influence reproductive health efficiently

New technology measures hormones that influence reproductive health efficiently

Intense exercise, fasting and hormones can enhance waste-protein removal, study shows

Intense exercise, fasting and hormones can enhance waste-protein removal, study shows

The high cost of sex: Insurers often don’t pay for drugs to treat problems

The high cost of sex: Insurers often don’t pay for drugs to treat problems

New study establishes how stress favors breast cancer growth and spread

New study establishes how stress favors breast cancer growth and spread

Researchers identify multiple genetic variants associated with body fat distribution

Researchers identify multiple genetic variants associated with body fat distribution

Hormone therapy during gender transition may increase risk for cardiovascular events

Hormone therapy during gender transition may increase risk for cardiovascular events

H-RT should be the standard of care for men with low risk prostate cancer, study shows

H-RT should be the standard of care for men with low risk prostate cancer, study shows

Testosterone is not the only hormone needed for penis development

Testosterone is not the only hormone needed for penis development

FDA authorizes new interoperable insulin pump for children, adults with diabetes

FDA authorizes new interoperable insulin pump for children, adults with diabetes

Researchers conduct extensive comparison of drugs used in treating neuroendocrine tumors

Researchers conduct extensive comparison of drugs used in treating neuroendocrine tumors

Mount Sinai awarded $12.5 million NIH grant for research program in aging biology

Mount Sinai awarded $12.5 million NIH grant for research program in aging biology

Large study finds no association between phthalate exposure and breast cancer risk

Large study finds no association between phthalate exposure and breast cancer risk

New research brings scientists closer to preventing preterm births

New research brings scientists closer to preventing preterm births

Scientists discover new mechanism by which sleep supports the immune system

Scientists discover new mechanism by which sleep supports the immune system

Marine snail venom reveals clues to developing faster-acting insulin for diabetic patients

Marine snail venom reveals clues to developing faster-acting insulin for diabetic patients

MGH researchers identify brain cells that modulate behavioral response to threats

MGH researchers identify brain cells that modulate behavioral response to threats

New PET imaging agent may help measure efficacy or failure of hormone therapy for breast cancer

New PET imaging agent may help measure efficacy or failure of hormone therapy for breast cancer

A ‘fountain of youth’ pill? Sure, if you’re a mouse.

A ‘fountain of youth’ pill? Sure, if you’re a mouse.

Marijuana edibles carry risk and side effects for patients with cardiovascular disease

Marijuana edibles carry risk and side effects for patients with cardiovascular disease

Bone marrow disease is stimulated by vitamin D and immune cells, reveals research

Bone marrow disease is stimulated by vitamin D and immune cells, reveals research