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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.
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

Pollutants appear to have an affect on sex chromosome

Pollutants appear to have an affect on sex chromosome

Risk of womb cancer now linked to some hormone-replacement therapy

Risk of womb cancer now linked to some hormone-replacement therapy

Black cohosh may interfere with breast cancer drugs

Black cohosh may interfere with breast cancer drugs

Menopause and African-American women

Menopause and African-American women

New clinical trial focuses on quality of life for men with prostate cancer

New clinical trial focuses on quality of life for men with prostate cancer

Obesity and insulin resistance fuels cardiovascular risk factors in teens

Obesity and insulin resistance fuels cardiovascular risk factors in teens

Brain system that controls the sleep/wake cycle might also play a role in regulating appetite and metabolism

Brain system that controls the sleep/wake cycle might also play a role in regulating appetite and metabolism