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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.
Exposure to pharmaceutical estrogen during fetal development can permanently "reprogram" tissue in a way that determines whether tumors will develop in adulthood

Exposure to pharmaceutical estrogen during fetal development can permanently "reprogram" tissue in a way that determines whether tumors will develop in adulthood

Chemicals in food packaging linked to breast cancer

Chemicals in food packaging linked to breast cancer

Bioniche Life Sciences granted European patent

Bioniche Life Sciences granted European patent

A new technique might allow women diagnosed with cancer the opportunity to have children when chemotherapy and radiation treatments rob them of their fertility

A new technique might allow women diagnosed with cancer the opportunity to have children when chemotherapy and radiation treatments rob them of their fertility

Allergies may be linked to irregular periods

Allergies may be linked to irregular periods

Taking the contraceptive pill may permanently supress womens libido

Taking the contraceptive pill may permanently supress womens libido

One in five patients hospitalized for heart attack experiences a major depression

One in five patients hospitalized for heart attack experiences a major depression

Is winter flu worse because of exercise-induced 'window of susceptibility'?

Is winter flu worse because of exercise-induced 'window of susceptibility'?

Don’t skip your next mammogram

Don’t skip your next mammogram

Asthma and hay fever seem to be linked to irregular periods

Asthma and hay fever seem to be linked to irregular periods

Exercise boosts chances of surviving breast cancer

Exercise boosts chances of surviving breast cancer

Measuring hormone procalcitonin cuts antibiotic use in half in pneumonia patients

Measuring hormone procalcitonin cuts antibiotic use in half in pneumonia patients

Female lung transplant recipients more likely to suffer from primary graft dysfunction

Female lung transplant recipients more likely to suffer from primary graft dysfunction

Obesity appears to increase the risk of prostate cancer

Obesity appears to increase the risk of prostate cancer

Australian-New Zealand hormone therapy trial good news for prostate cancer patients

Australian-New Zealand hormone therapy trial good news for prostate cancer patients

Incretin hormones, a new wave of promising diabetes research

Incretin hormones, a new wave of promising diabetes research

High-dose Tamoxifen may prolong survival in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

High-dose Tamoxifen may prolong survival in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Sleeping time and obesity in children

Sleeping time and obesity in children

Studies on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) for breast cancer patients can give false hopes

Studies on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) for breast cancer patients can give false hopes

Watching too much tele puts UK children at risk of obesity

Watching too much tele puts UK children at risk of obesity