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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.
Scientists propose new theory that ADHD may be linked to lack of regular circadian sleep

Scientists propose new theory that ADHD may be linked to lack of regular circadian sleep

Researchers reveal therapeutic benefits of melatonin for treating blood cancers

Researchers reveal therapeutic benefits of melatonin for treating blood cancers

New study finds lack of adherence to lifesaving treatment among breast cancer patients on opioids

New study finds lack of adherence to lifesaving treatment among breast cancer patients on opioids

New research shows estrogen synthesis may fight off infection-induced neuroinflammation

New research shows estrogen synthesis may fight off infection-induced neuroinflammation

Study shows metabolic, cardiovascular consequences of untreated sleep apnea

Study shows metabolic, cardiovascular consequences of untreated sleep apnea

Beta blockers capable of reducing stress signaling may enhance effectiveness of immunotherapy

Beta blockers capable of reducing stress signaling may enhance effectiveness of immunotherapy

Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of endometriosis

Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of endometriosis

Researchers synthesizing new, first-in-class drug to stop growth of ER-positive breast cancer

Researchers synthesizing new, first-in-class drug to stop growth of ER-positive breast cancer

Women with PCOS have higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, study reveals

Women with PCOS have higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, study reveals

Low-dose hormone therapy may be effective in easing sleep issues for recently menopausal women

Low-dose hormone therapy may be effective in easing sleep issues for recently menopausal women

Researchers reveal reason for reduced release of satiety hormones in obese people

Researchers reveal reason for reduced release of satiety hormones in obese people

Boosting blood levels of bone-derived hormone may reverse age-related memory loss

Boosting blood levels of bone-derived hormone may reverse age-related memory loss

Compounds found in cocoa could help combat diabetes, say BYU researchers

Compounds found in cocoa could help combat diabetes, say BYU researchers

Astex celebrates as breast cancer drug gets European marketing approval

Astex celebrates as breast cancer drug gets European marketing approval

Study examines link between flame retardants and pregnancy outcomes in women undergoing fertility treatments

Study examines link between flame retardants and pregnancy outcomes in women undergoing fertility treatments

Study reveals impact of flame retardants on reduced clinical pregnancy outcomes

Study reveals impact of flame retardants on reduced clinical pregnancy outcomes

Manipulation of single gene defines new pathway to mood disorders

Manipulation of single gene defines new pathway to mood disorders

Increased enzyme production by the liver causes fatty liver, obesity and insulin resistance

Increased enzyme production by the liver causes fatty liver, obesity and insulin resistance

Study reveals how abdominal fat could increase cancer risk

Study reveals how abdominal fat could increase cancer risk

Study finds ethylene release in exhaled breath as early biomarker of bacterial infection

Study finds ethylene release in exhaled breath as early biomarker of bacterial infection