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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.
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

Studies examine menopausal hormone therapy and risk of breast cancer recurrence

Studies examine menopausal hormone therapy and risk of breast cancer recurrence

UK study links heart conditions with common ‘hidden’ hormone disorders in the elderly

UK study links heart conditions with common ‘hidden’ hormone disorders in the elderly

Study suggests that eating onions might help prevent bone loss and osteoporosis

Study suggests that eating onions might help prevent bone loss and osteoporosis

Men have a four times greater risk than women of developing abdominal aortic aneurysms

Men have a four times greater risk than women of developing abdominal aortic aneurysms

Alteration of steroid receptor genes creates fat burning muscle

Alteration of steroid receptor genes creates fat burning muscle

Chronic inflammation caused by too little stomach acid leads to gastric cancer

Chronic inflammation caused by too little stomach acid leads to gastric cancer

cT3 prostate cancer is operable

cT3 prostate cancer is operable

Could NAADP/cholecystokinin-combo attack fat from inside and out?

Could NAADP/cholecystokinin-combo attack fat from inside and out?

Simvastatin linked to protection against endothelial dysfunction in diabetic rats

Simvastatin linked to protection against endothelial dysfunction in diabetic rats

New drug approved for treating endometriosis

New drug approved for treating endometriosis

Early onset of puberty – the EU gets serious

Early onset of puberty – the EU gets serious

Medication that both stimulates appetite and reduces metabolic rate

Medication that both stimulates appetite and reduces metabolic rate

Smack that bottom - it can cure everything !!

Smack that bottom - it can cure everything !!

Important link between kidney damage and cardiac problems

Important link between kidney damage and cardiac problems

Wolbachia genome reveals new targets to combat infectious disease

Wolbachia genome reveals new targets to combat infectious disease