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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.
Alzheimer's could possibly be spread via contaminated neurosurgery

Alzheimer's could possibly be spread via contaminated neurosurgery

Study provides new insights into molecular mechanisms underlying role of amyloid in Alzheimer's disease

Study provides new insights into molecular mechanisms underlying role of amyloid in Alzheimer's disease

Study describes mechanism that makes people more vulnerable to hunger-causing stimuli

Study describes mechanism that makes people more vulnerable to hunger-causing stimuli

Brazilian professors propose guidelines for therapeutic use of melatonin

Brazilian professors propose guidelines for therapeutic use of melatonin

Brigham researchers develop automated, low-cost tool to predict a woman's ovulation

Brigham researchers develop automated, low-cost tool to predict a woman's ovulation

Low-salt diet may be more beneficial for females than males

Low-salt diet may be more beneficial for females than males

Research findings could help improve treatment of anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorders

Research findings could help improve treatment of anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorders

Researchers report novel findings on plant hormone

Researchers report novel findings on plant hormone

New data from TAILORx trial confirms lack of chemo benefit regardless of race or ethnicity

New data from TAILORx trial confirms lack of chemo benefit regardless of race or ethnicity

Multigene test is a helpful decision making tool in breast cancer treatment, study shows

Multigene test is a helpful decision making tool in breast cancer treatment, study shows

Study: Drug reduces hot flash frequency, improves quality of life in breast cancer survivors

Study: Drug reduces hot flash frequency, improves quality of life in breast cancer survivors

Black women with breast cancer have worse outcomes despite receiving equivalent treatments as white women

Black women with breast cancer have worse outcomes despite receiving equivalent treatments as white women

Elevated hormone flags liver disease in mice with serious genomic disorder

Elevated hormone flags liver disease in mice with serious genomic disorder

Breast cancer treatment more effective when determined by tumor cell count

Breast cancer treatment more effective when determined by tumor cell count

New immuno-assay can detect small molecules with 50-fold greater sensitivity

New immuno-assay can detect small molecules with 50-fold greater sensitivity

Spinal cord injury disrupts the body's internal clock, study shows

Spinal cord injury disrupts the body's internal clock, study shows

New therapeutic strategy is emerging for type 2 diabetes

New therapeutic strategy is emerging for type 2 diabetes

New CU Boulder study shows how spinal injury impacts circadian rhythms

New CU Boulder study shows how spinal injury impacts circadian rhythms

DHEA therapy may help prevent bone loss and increase muscle mass in older women

DHEA therapy may help prevent bone loss and increase muscle mass in older women

People with epilepsy who live in high-crime neighborhoods experience more seizures

People with epilepsy who live in high-crime neighborhoods experience more seizures