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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 method for identifying 'biomarkers' of drug response in triple-negative breast cancer cell lines

New method for identifying 'biomarkers' of drug response in triple-negative breast cancer cell lines

Study shows how glucocorticoid hormones control sugar and fat levels over the course of 24 hours

Study shows how glucocorticoid hormones control sugar and fat levels over the course of 24 hours

UC researcher finds new treatment option for liver transplant patients

UC researcher finds new treatment option for liver transplant patients

UVA scientists develop a better way to determine what our genes do

UVA scientists develop a better way to determine what our genes do

Insomnia maybe a significant risk factor for heart attacks and strokes

Insomnia maybe a significant risk factor for heart attacks and strokes

Study: Regular exercise reduces cholesterol, protects the cardiovascular system

Study: Regular exercise reduces cholesterol, protects the cardiovascular system

Researchers make new discovery about how exercise protects against cardiovascular disease

Researchers make new discovery about how exercise protects against cardiovascular disease

Researchers aim to make technologies more accessible for users with diabetes

Researchers aim to make technologies more accessible for users with diabetes

Patients with anorexia nervosa face similar health complications as their counterparts with low BMI

Patients with anorexia nervosa face similar health complications as their counterparts with low BMI

Study supports physical activity as a preventive measure for depression

Study supports physical activity as a preventive measure for depression

Cancer risk reduces to half with over 20% weight loss in post- bariatric surgery patients

Cancer risk reduces to half with over 20% weight loss in post- bariatric surgery patients

Clinical trial tests impact of actual and virtual nature on cancer patients

Clinical trial tests impact of actual and virtual nature on cancer patients

Researchers decipher gene function that protects against type 2 diabetes

Researchers decipher gene function that protects against type 2 diabetes

Higher number of live births associated with poorer cardiovascular health

Higher number of live births associated with poorer cardiovascular health

Two-hormone combo test predicts prostate cancer risk

Two-hormone combo test predicts prostate cancer risk

UCLA prostate cancer program receives $8.7 million grant from NCI

UCLA prostate cancer program receives $8.7 million grant from NCI

Multi-centre registry trial tests use of PSMA tracer for early detection of prostate cancer

Multi-centre registry trial tests use of PSMA tracer for early detection of prostate cancer

The Endocrine Society recommends avoiding hormone therapy for transgender children before puberty

The Endocrine Society recommends avoiding hormone therapy for transgender children before puberty

Nerve cell protection without side effects on erythropoiesis

Nerve cell protection without side effects on erythropoiesis

Scientists uncover how brain cells respond to and recover from lack of nutrition

Scientists uncover how brain cells respond to and recover from lack of nutrition