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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.
Flu vaccine shortage highlights need to accelerate the approval of affordable generic biopharmaceuticals and vaccines

Flu vaccine shortage highlights need to accelerate the approval of affordable generic biopharmaceuticals and vaccines

The search for the Holy Grail for dieters is on

The search for the Holy Grail for dieters is on

Men with advanced, incurable prostate cancer can benefit from docetaxel

Men with advanced, incurable prostate cancer can benefit from docetaxel

Statistics reveal that there are now 1.8 million people with diabetes in the UK

Statistics reveal that there are now 1.8 million people with diabetes in the UK

Breast cancer drug Taxotere extends life of prostate cancer patients

Breast cancer drug Taxotere extends life of prostate cancer patients

Breastfeeding women increase sexual desire among other women

Breastfeeding women increase sexual desire among other women

Testosterone may help men recover from a stroke

Testosterone may help men recover from a stroke

Women who take the hormone therapy estrogen plus progestin have double the risk for venous thrombosis

Women who take the hormone therapy estrogen plus progestin have double the risk for venous thrombosis

Postmenopausal women are weaker, as measured by grip and pinch tests

Postmenopausal women are weaker, as measured by grip and pinch tests

Boosting the blood count in conjunction with radiation therapy doesn't improve survival for head and neck cancer patients

Boosting the blood count in conjunction with radiation therapy doesn't improve survival for head and neck cancer patients

Researchers investigate whether hormone therapy and two alternative herbal products can lessen memory in menopausal women

Researchers investigate whether hormone therapy and two alternative herbal products can lessen memory in menopausal women

Stress hormones lower threshold for aggression and aggression raises stress hormones

Stress hormones lower threshold for aggression and aggression raises stress hormones

A new study of Northwest women has found toxic flame retardants in the breastmilk of every woman tested

A new study of Northwest women has found toxic flame retardants in the breastmilk of every woman tested

Male smokers needed for study to investigate new method of improving selenium intake

Male smokers needed for study to investigate new method of improving selenium intake

Scientists embark on a five-year study of the effects of soy isoflavones found in dietary supplements on various body tissues

Scientists embark on a five-year study of the effects of soy isoflavones found in dietary supplements on various body tissues

FDA to highlight benefits and risks of hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms

FDA to highlight benefits and risks of hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms

Two types of thyroid cancer can be readily identified by differences in only a few genes

Two types of thyroid cancer can be readily identified by differences in only a few genes

Phase II trials of the first second-generation antisense cancer drug to be used in patients soon to be underway

Phase II trials of the first second-generation antisense cancer drug to be used in patients soon to be underway

New hope for patients suffering hormone therapy resitant prostate cancer

New hope for patients suffering hormone therapy resitant prostate cancer

Active ingredients of soya may help beat breast cancer

Active ingredients of soya may help beat breast cancer