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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.
The man who sold America on vitamin D — and profited in the process

The man who sold America on vitamin D — and profited in the process

OHSU professor conducts clinical trial with artificial pancreas using Xeris' liquid glucagon

OHSU professor conducts clinical trial with artificial pancreas using Xeris' liquid glucagon

Medicine on the front line to be presented at Medical Innovation 2018

Medicine on the front line to be presented at Medical Innovation 2018

Maternal stress increases anxious and depressive-like behaviors in female offspring

Maternal stress increases anxious and depressive-like behaviors in female offspring

Trial shows PARP inhibitor as novel treatment option for patients with advanced breast cancers

Trial shows PARP inhibitor as novel treatment option for patients with advanced breast cancers

Two thyroid medications recalled by FDA

Two thyroid medications recalled by FDA

Researchers focus on uncoupling obesity from diabetes

Researchers focus on uncoupling obesity from diabetes

Study reveals how immune cells in the brain influence sexual behavior

Study reveals how immune cells in the brain influence sexual behavior

Scientists identify stress hormone as key factor in failure of immune system to inhibit leukemia

Scientists identify stress hormone as key factor in failure of immune system to inhibit leukemia

New study explains why women get more migraines than men

New study explains why women get more migraines than men

Cytoplan introduces three new nutritional supplements

Cytoplan introduces three new nutritional supplements

New type of bed net could prevent millions of malaria cases, shows research

New type of bed net could prevent millions of malaria cases, shows research

Scientists turn to C. elegans for new model of peripheral neuropathy

Scientists turn to C. elegans for new model of peripheral neuropathy

Compounds in 'monster' radish could potentially prevent heart disease and stroke

Compounds in 'monster' radish could potentially prevent heart disease and stroke

Study looks at boxer shorts versus underpants and sperm count

Study looks at boxer shorts versus underpants and sperm count

Soy-based whole foods may have positive impact on bone strength for women

Soy-based whole foods may have positive impact on bone strength for women

New test method offers more reliable diagnosis of diabetes insipidus

New test method offers more reliable diagnosis of diabetes insipidus

Offspring fed with low-protein diet during pregnancy more likely to develop prostate cancer

Offspring fed with low-protein diet during pregnancy more likely to develop prostate cancer

Study: HDAC1 enzyme modifies molecular motor that drives neuron death

Study: HDAC1 enzyme modifies molecular motor that drives neuron death

Clinical trial to use stem cell transplants for treating Crohn's disease

Clinical trial to use stem cell transplants for treating Crohn's disease