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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.
Women prefer men with deep voices

Women prefer men with deep voices

Simple blood test may help to predict cardiovascular risk in older women

Simple blood test may help to predict cardiovascular risk in older women

Growth hormone treatment may reduce serious metabolic conditions

Growth hormone treatment may reduce serious metabolic conditions

Diabetes "cured" by transplant

Diabetes "cured" by transplant

Adiponectin may be helpful in finding treatments for Progeria

Adiponectin may be helpful in finding treatments for Progeria

Growth hormone treatment improves symptoms of metabolic disorder in postmenopausal women

Growth hormone treatment improves symptoms of metabolic disorder in postmenopausal women

Beta-blockers can benefit patients with certain serious heart problems such as diastolic heart failure

Beta-blockers can benefit patients with certain serious heart problems such as diastolic heart failure

How to maximise your chance of having a baby

How to maximise your chance of having a baby

Mutations in newly discovered gene, NPHP5 cause Senior-Loken syndrome

Mutations in newly discovered gene, NPHP5 cause Senior-Loken syndrome

A shallow hip socket predicts osteoarthritis of the hip

A shallow hip socket predicts osteoarthritis of the hip

Growing evidence base supports focus on mind-body connection in heart disease

Growing evidence base supports focus on mind-body connection in heart disease

Intravenous vitamin D appears to significantly improve the survival of patients on dialysis

Intravenous vitamin D appears to significantly improve the survival of patients on dialysis

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer can affect men's thinking

Hormone therapy for prostate cancer can affect men's thinking

Second-generation Antidepressants

Second-generation Antidepressants

Medical House signs 10 year license and supply agreement with BioPartners GmbH

Medical House signs 10 year license and supply agreement with BioPartners GmbH

Increased risk of urinary incontinence with hormone therapy

Increased risk of urinary incontinence with hormone therapy

Female sex hormones have a profound effect on susceptibility to the herpes simplex virus

Female sex hormones have a profound effect on susceptibility to the herpes simplex virus

Beta blocker lowers blood pressure and wards off repeat heart attacks

Beta blocker lowers blood pressure and wards off repeat heart attacks

Genetic signature that can identify breast cancer patients at high risk of distant recurrence

Genetic signature that can identify breast cancer patients at high risk of distant recurrence

Are hormone therapy drugs safe?

Are hormone therapy drugs safe?