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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.
Great news for breast cancer patients

Great news for breast cancer patients

Insulin - possible vaccine against type 1 diabetes

Insulin - possible vaccine against type 1 diabetes

Races react differently to dietary salt

Races react differently to dietary salt

Obesity appears to worsen and possibly cause asthma

Obesity appears to worsen and possibly cause asthma

Simple and efficient method for creation of novel protein functions in an existing protein scaffold

Simple and efficient method for creation of novel protein functions in an existing protein scaffold

Researchers develop promising new gene network analysis method

Researchers develop promising new gene network analysis method

Nephrogenic Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuresis - a new genetic disease

Nephrogenic Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuresis - a new genetic disease

New study confirms 'wait and see' approach best for some prostate cancers

New study confirms 'wait and see' approach best for some prostate cancers

MRI study shows hormone leptin alters brains, may ease cravings of people with obesity gene

MRI study shows hormone leptin alters brains, may ease cravings of people with obesity gene

Babies show effects of mothers stress from 9/11 trauma

Babies show effects of mothers stress from 9/11 trauma

College freshies show weaker immune responses

College freshies show weaker immune responses

Transcendental meditation promotes a healthier, longer life

Transcendental meditation promotes a healthier, longer life

HIV treatment not affected by hormonal birth control

HIV treatment not affected by hormonal birth control

Myogen's Ambrisentan granted orphan drug designation by Europeans

Myogen's Ambrisentan granted orphan drug designation by Europeans

Loneliness and social network appear to make independent contributions to immunity

Loneliness and social network appear to make independent contributions to immunity

Blocking the COX-1 enzyme might be the answer in ovarian cancer treatment

Blocking the COX-1 enzyme might be the answer in ovarian cancer treatment

Little known enzyme ACAT2 appears to be a factor in cardiovascular disease

Little known enzyme ACAT2 appears to be a factor in cardiovascular disease

HRT now linked to cancer of the womb

HRT now linked to cancer of the womb

Tumors of the pituitary gland are more common than thought

Tumors of the pituitary gland are more common than thought

Blocking the COX-1 enzyme might prevent and treat the most common and fatal form of ovarian cancer

Blocking the COX-1 enzyme might prevent and treat the most common and fatal form of ovarian cancer