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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.
Girls have higher risk for sports-related injuries than boys

Girls have higher risk for sports-related injuries than boys

Diet determines seizure latency: Estrogen production in the brain linked to omega-3 fatty acid intake

Diet determines seizure latency: Estrogen production in the brain linked to omega-3 fatty acid intake

Study finds link between outdoor light at night and breast cancer risk

Study finds link between outdoor light at night and breast cancer risk

Poor sleep in children linked to development of diabetes later in life

Poor sleep in children linked to development of diabetes later in life

Scientists aim to find out how lung cells react in space

Scientists aim to find out how lung cells react in space

Mount Sinai experts offer tips on knowing risks and detecting symptoms of ovarian cancer

Mount Sinai experts offer tips on knowing risks and detecting symptoms of ovarian cancer

USC scientists obtain molecular 'how to' guide for growing hair

USC scientists obtain molecular 'how to' guide for growing hair

Researchers develop new test to measure volume and activity of insulin-making cells

Researchers develop new test to measure volume and activity of insulin-making cells

Immunotherapy shows promise in treatment of Type 1 diabetes

Immunotherapy shows promise in treatment of Type 1 diabetes

Study finds decline in stroke rates for men but not women

Study finds decline in stroke rates for men but not women

Early life exposure to antibacterials could cause irreversible outcomes

Early life exposure to antibacterials could cause irreversible outcomes

Potential drug offers hope for therapy-resistant breast cancer patients

Potential drug offers hope for therapy-resistant breast cancer patients

Mice study shows why women with obesity have more aggressive breast cancer

Mice study shows why women with obesity have more aggressive breast cancer

Bioactive 'tissue papers' show potential for regenerative medicine

Bioactive 'tissue papers' show potential for regenerative medicine

Immune ‘hotspots’ could help predict the risk of breast cancer relapse in patients, study finds

Immune ‘hotspots’ could help predict the risk of breast cancer relapse in patients, study finds

Researchers find higher proportion of aggressive breast cancer subtypes in black women

Researchers find higher proportion of aggressive breast cancer subtypes in black women

Rush Midlife Center addresses health needs of women going through perimenopause

Rush Midlife Center addresses health needs of women going through perimenopause

Gene-therapy administered through skin transplants could enable treatment of many diseases

Gene-therapy administered through skin transplants could enable treatment of many diseases

Woman's race, type of weight gain at midlife linked to risk of fatty heart

Woman's race, type of weight gain at midlife linked to risk of fatty heart

Freezing of IVF embryos more likely to increase pregnancy rates, study finds

Freezing of IVF embryos more likely to increase pregnancy rates, study finds