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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.
Common obesity and diabetes drug could be used as novel way to lower brain pressure

Common obesity and diabetes drug could be used as novel way to lower brain pressure

Researchers discover more about how consumption of sugary drinks leads to rapid weight gain

Researchers discover more about how consumption of sugary drinks leads to rapid weight gain

Research finds how omega-3 supplements dampen harmful inflammatory reactions

Research finds how omega-3 supplements dampen harmful inflammatory reactions

New blood test can predict drug resistance in patients with advanced prostate cancer

New blood test can predict drug resistance in patients with advanced prostate cancer

Canadian study documents continued decline in hormone therapy usage

Canadian study documents continued decline in hormone therapy usage

Research shows how social environment can influence brain development in female teenagers

Research shows how social environment can influence brain development in female teenagers

Review provides new recommendations to manage menopausal symptoms after breast cancer

Review provides new recommendations to manage menopausal symptoms after breast cancer

Scientists identify genetic variation that promotes longevity in men

Scientists identify genetic variation that promotes longevity in men

Genes that regulate oxytocin linked to sociality of young individuals

Genes that regulate oxytocin linked to sociality of young individuals

Antimicrobial agents in common household products inhibit cell energy, estrogenic functions

Antimicrobial agents in common household products inhibit cell energy, estrogenic functions

Licorice could pose health risk by interacting with medications

Licorice could pose health risk by interacting with medications

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