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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.
Obesity is linked to lower levels of prostate specific antigen (PSA) in men

Obesity is linked to lower levels of prostate specific antigen (PSA) in men

Serono completes enrollment in phase III trial of Serostim

Serono completes enrollment in phase III trial of Serostim

New ideas for creating a new generation of oral medications to treat infertility

New ideas for creating a new generation of oral medications to treat infertility

Insight into potential mechanisms underlying type II diabetes

Insight into potential mechanisms underlying type II diabetes

Older mothers more affectionate to their infants

Older mothers more affectionate to their infants

More data needed on what's effective for hot flashes

More data needed on what's effective for hot flashes

Anti-seizure drugs slow aging in roundworms

Anti-seizure drugs slow aging in roundworms

Sex hormones modulate brain damage in multiple sclerosis

Sex hormones modulate brain damage in multiple sclerosis

Researchers shed new light on the development of cancers, particularly breast and prostate cancer

Researchers shed new light on the development of cancers, particularly breast and prostate cancer

Euro funding for diabetes and exercise research

Euro funding for diabetes and exercise research

Corticosteroids can be beneficial in the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Corticosteroids can be beneficial in the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Serono announces the availability of Saizen for adult growth hormone deficiency

Serono announces the availability of Saizen for adult growth hormone deficiency

Hormone replacement therapy associated with increased risk of stroke

Hormone replacement therapy associated with increased risk of stroke

Direct modulation of progesterone signaling appears to influence ovarian cancer risk

Direct modulation of progesterone signaling appears to influence ovarian cancer risk

Exposure to the chemical BPA (Bisphenol A) stimulates prostate cancer cell growth

Exposure to the chemical BPA (Bisphenol A) stimulates prostate cancer cell growth

Study shows women with invasive lobular carcinoma may not need chemotherapy before surgery

Study shows women with invasive lobular carcinoma may not need chemotherapy before surgery

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the most common endocrine disorder among reproductive-age women

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the most common endocrine disorder among reproductive-age women

Link between body-mass index and oral-contraceptive failure

Link between body-mass index and oral-contraceptive failure

Research animals experience severe stress response at slightest contact with researchers

Research animals experience severe stress response at slightest contact with researchers

World Health Organization's new global report on iodine deficiency

World Health Organization's new global report on iodine deficiency