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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.
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

Breast cancer gene may play a major role in the recurrence of prostate cancer

Breast cancer gene may play a major role in the recurrence of prostate cancer

Baby hormone reduces risk of breast cancer

Baby hormone reduces risk of breast cancer

Have a laugh a day, it will do you good !

Have a laugh a day, it will do you good !

Stress can give the immune system a beneficial boost

Stress can give the immune system a beneficial boost

Plastic surgeons caution against unknown dangers of mesotherapy

Plastic surgeons caution against unknown dangers of mesotherapy

Researchers determine structure of binding site of colon-cancer drug Erbitux and its protein target

Researchers determine structure of binding site of colon-cancer drug Erbitux and its protein target

Low doses of bisphenol–A (BPA) can impair brain function

Low doses of bisphenol–A (BPA) can impair brain function

Contrary to old wives tales, alcohol, does not aid lactation

Contrary to old wives tales, alcohol, does not aid lactation

Increased scrutiny of new multiple sclerosis-fighting drugs after Tysabri withdrawal

Increased scrutiny of new multiple sclerosis-fighting drugs after Tysabri withdrawal

Novel human kidney protein called renalase that regulates both heart contraction and blood pressure

Novel human kidney protein called renalase that regulates both heart contraction and blood pressure

Researchers set a new standard in the design and engineering of nuclear hormone receptor-based genetic on-off switches

Researchers set a new standard in the design and engineering of nuclear hormone receptor-based genetic on-off switches

Why different tissues in the human body vary in their susceptibility to "amyloid" diseases

Why different tissues in the human body vary in their susceptibility to "amyloid" diseases

Process called sumoylation regulates key ion channel

Process called sumoylation regulates key ion channel

Osteoporosis drug reduces women's risk of mild cognitive impairment

Osteoporosis drug reduces women's risk of mild cognitive impairment

Alcohol consumption by women who are breast feeding reduces their milk supply

Alcohol consumption by women who are breast feeding reduces their milk supply