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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.
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

Impact of oral contraceptives not immediately reversible after discontinuation

Impact of oral contraceptives not immediately reversible after discontinuation

Testosterone appears to benefit, not harm, cardiovascular health of middle-aged men

Testosterone appears to benefit, not harm, cardiovascular health of middle-aged men

Chronic stress can be harmful - to your health and also to your brain

Chronic stress can be harmful - to your health and also to your brain

Exposure to radioactive iodines in childhood is associated with an increased risk of thyroid cancer

Exposure to radioactive iodines in childhood is associated with an increased risk of thyroid cancer

Smoking may have a devastating effect on gastrointestinal health

Smoking may have a devastating effect on gastrointestinal health

New drug combination prevents breast cancer growth pre-surgery

New drug combination prevents breast cancer growth pre-surgery

Gefitinib (Iressa) could reduce the size of breast cancer tumours

Gefitinib (Iressa) could reduce the size of breast cancer tumours

Vitamin D, taxotere combination promising for advanced prostate cancer

Vitamin D, taxotere combination promising for advanced prostate cancer

Scientists discover how excess body fat can lead to the onset of diabetes

Scientists discover how excess body fat can lead to the onset of diabetes

Increased levels of estrogen that occur during pregnancy may be associated with improvement in psoriasis

Increased levels of estrogen that occur during pregnancy may be associated with improvement in psoriasis

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) has a beneficial impact on cardiovascular health in hypertensive postmenopausal women

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) has a beneficial impact on cardiovascular health in hypertensive postmenopausal women

Changes in certain brain receptors can affect seizures and anxiety during the menstrual cycle

Changes in certain brain receptors can affect seizures and anxiety during the menstrual cycle

Moderate recreational and work-related physical activity may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer

Moderate recreational and work-related physical activity may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer

Taxotere shows significant survival benefit in the treatment of advanced gastric cancer

Taxotere shows significant survival benefit in the treatment of advanced gastric cancer

Brains of one species of mouse actually shrink during the winter

Brains of one species of mouse actually shrink during the winter

Breast cancer hormone drug might help prevent prostate cancer

Breast cancer hormone drug might help prevent prostate cancer

Postmenopausal women who consume even moderate amounts of alcohol may face an increased risk of breast cancer

Postmenopausal women who consume even moderate amounts of alcohol may face an increased risk of breast cancer

Prostate cancer drug, Omnitarg by Genentech falls short

Prostate cancer drug, Omnitarg by Genentech falls short