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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.
When does occasional absentmindedness signal the start of memory decline?

When does occasional absentmindedness signal the start of memory decline?

GenoMed files gene patents

GenoMed files gene patents

Changing chemistry helps explain estrogen threat to the heart

Changing chemistry helps explain estrogen threat to the heart

Under-active thyroid associated with reduced breast cancer risk

Under-active thyroid associated with reduced breast cancer risk

Why estrogenic hormones produce unintended results in women

Why estrogenic hormones produce unintended results in women

Scientists show knocking out key signals will cause diabetes

Scientists show knocking out key signals will cause diabetes

Testosterone spray improves younger women's sexual enjoyment and satisfaction

Testosterone spray improves younger women's sexual enjoyment and satisfaction

Sudden emotional stress can result in severe but reversible heart muscle weakness

Sudden emotional stress can result in severe but reversible heart muscle weakness

Sex hormone progesterone metabolite allopregnanolone reduces stress

Sex hormone progesterone metabolite allopregnanolone reduces stress

Short girls with underlying disease are not being diagnosed

Short girls with underlying disease are not being diagnosed

What causes puberty to begin?

What causes puberty to begin?

Bioartificial kidney containing billions of donor kidney cells under study at the Medical College of Georgia

Bioartificial kidney containing billions of donor kidney cells under study at the Medical College of Georgia

Relationship between weight gain and breast cancer survival

Relationship between weight gain and breast cancer survival

Nearly 10,000 preterm births could have been prevented in 2002

Nearly 10,000 preterm births could have been prevented in 2002

Scientists have coaxed human embryonic stem cells to become spinal motor neurons

Scientists have coaxed human embryonic stem cells to become spinal motor neurons

Study focuses on best treatment for older women with receptor negative early breast cancer

Study focuses on best treatment for older women with receptor negative early breast cancer

Melanopsin plays a key role in the inner workings of the eye

Melanopsin plays a key role in the inner workings of the eye

Phenoxodiol gets fast track status for its intended use in patients with hormone-refractory prostate cancer

Phenoxodiol gets fast track status for its intended use in patients with hormone-refractory prostate cancer

Exercise may be the easiest for women to decrease their risk of heart disease

Exercise may be the easiest for women to decrease their risk of heart disease

New report on the health effects of perchlorate, found in many public drinking-water supplies

New report on the health effects of perchlorate, found in many public drinking-water supplies