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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.
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

Opiate abuse may alter brain neurons making brain more sensitive to stress

Opiate abuse may alter brain neurons making brain more sensitive to stress

50,000 women whose sisters had breast cancer needed for nationwide study

50,000 women whose sisters had breast cancer needed for nationwide study

Arsenic could be toxic at much lower levels than previously thought

Arsenic could be toxic at much lower levels than previously thought

Histamine is key to narcolepsy

Histamine is key to narcolepsy

Soy-rich foods could reduce the spread of breast cancer

Soy-rich foods could reduce the spread of breast cancer

Study on the long-term health effects associated with silicone breast implants

Study on the long-term health effects associated with silicone breast implants

Four or more glasses of red wine per week may reduce risk of prostate cancer by 50 percent

Four or more glasses of red wine per week may reduce risk of prostate cancer by 50 percent

Acupuncture more effective at reducing nausea and vomiting after major breast surgery than the leading medication

Acupuncture more effective at reducing nausea and vomiting after major breast surgery than the leading medication

Link between mother’s stress levels during pregnancy and the effect on the brain of her unborn baby

Link between mother’s stress levels during pregnancy and the effect on the brain of her unborn baby

So far only 4,000 of 50,000 slots have been filled in new demonstration prescription drug assistance program

So far only 4,000 of 50,000 slots have been filled in new demonstration prescription drug assistance program

Mighty mouse helps researchers tackle osteoporosis

Mighty mouse helps researchers tackle osteoporosis

Red Bull energy drink does not improve a person’s physical performance

Red Bull energy drink does not improve a person’s physical performance

Micro-thin implantable films may one day allow patients to forgo daily injections and pills

Micro-thin implantable films may one day allow patients to forgo daily injections and pills

New biological principle and therapeutic goal for cancer treatment

New biological principle and therapeutic goal for cancer treatment

New treatment for T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

New treatment for T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

Experts consider evidence of link between the rise in childhood leukaemia and increased light at night

Experts consider evidence of link between the rise in childhood leukaemia and increased light at night