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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.
Natural hormone called melatonin may guide our sleep patterns

Natural hormone called melatonin may guide our sleep patterns

Stress may increase risk for the most common type of uterine cancer

Stress may increase risk for the most common type of uterine cancer

Chromatin array a new technology for examining DNA

Chromatin array a new technology for examining DNA

Research into hay fever and temperature of the nose rises helps determine how reliable and effective anti-allergic agents are

Research into hay fever and temperature of the nose rises helps determine how reliable and effective anti-allergic agents are

New compound, ZK-CDK combines the inhibition of tumour cell growth as well as inhibition of tumour angiogenesis in one single molecule

New compound, ZK-CDK combines the inhibition of tumour cell growth as well as inhibition of tumour angiogenesis in one single molecule

Soy protein not effective in improving memory in post menopausal women

Soy protein not effective in improving memory in post menopausal women

Convincing evidence that at dietary levels, the estrogens found in soy do not stimulate cell growth and other markers for cancer risk

Convincing evidence that at dietary levels, the estrogens found in soy do not stimulate cell growth and other markers for cancer risk

Protein controls acid in cells by direct detection of volume changes

Protein controls acid in cells by direct detection of volume changes

British people should get out in the sun and not cover up for health reasons

British people should get out in the sun and not cover up for health reasons

Questions about this once widely-accepted treatment for postmenopausal ills

Questions about this once widely-accepted treatment for postmenopausal ills

Omega-3's - fatty acids, can be produced in bioengineered plants

Omega-3's - fatty acids, can be produced in bioengineered plants

Online seller of breast enhancement products sued over false claims of being able to increase breast size without surgery

Online seller of breast enhancement products sued over false claims of being able to increase breast size without surgery

New research offers clues into how the body controls appetite and food intake

New research offers clues into how the body controls appetite and food intake

In Australia hip fracture numbers are expected to double over 29 years and quadruple in 56 years

In Australia hip fracture numbers are expected to double over 29 years and quadruple in 56 years

Geneticists have closed in on the genetic basis for risk factors of metabolic diseases

Geneticists have closed in on the genetic basis for risk factors of metabolic diseases

Successes in frozen ovarian tissue technology may offer hope to women being treated for cancer

Successes in frozen ovarian tissue technology may offer hope to women being treated for cancer

RNA enzyme research may lead to ways of monitoring fat metabolism and might even assist in the search for signs of life on Mars

RNA enzyme research may lead to ways of monitoring fat metabolism and might even assist in the search for signs of life on Mars

Nighttime surge of ghrelin may point to new targets for treating obesity

Nighttime surge of ghrelin may point to new targets for treating obesity

Men can live a long time after treatment for prostate cancer, and they deserve to have a good quality of life

Men can live a long time after treatment for prostate cancer, and they deserve to have a good quality of life

Sex hormones alter the development of certain brain structures during puberty

Sex hormones alter the development of certain brain structures during puberty