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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.
Women who regularly take aspirin at lower risk of breast cancer

Women who regularly take aspirin at lower risk of breast cancer

Current test for prostate cancer is inadequate

Current test for prostate cancer is inadequate

₤16.5 million investment in stem cell research

₤16.5 million investment in stem cell research

How women would like to manage heavy periods

How women would like to manage heavy periods

Need to determine if black cohosh can improve the quality of people’s lives as some claim

Need to determine if black cohosh can improve the quality of people’s lives as some claim

Study indicates the number of people in the UK who could be incubating vCJD

Study indicates the number of people in the UK who could be incubating vCJD

Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) - an alternative to hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) - an alternative to hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Zengen announces positive results of treatment for vaginal yeast infection

Zengen announces positive results of treatment for vaginal yeast infection

Women who regularly take aspirin seem to be at lower risk of the most common type of breast cancer

Women who regularly take aspirin seem to be at lower risk of the most common type of breast cancer

Launch of Zorbtive for use in the treatment of patients with short bowel syndrome

Launch of Zorbtive for use in the treatment of patients with short bowel syndrome

A new guideline evaluates the treatment of infantile spasms

A new guideline evaluates the treatment of infantile spasms

New series of clinical standards to diagnose heart attacks

New series of clinical standards to diagnose heart attacks

Study finds breast cancer in men is increasing though the disease remains rare

Study finds breast cancer in men is increasing though the disease remains rare

New treatment for dry eye syndrome (keratoconjunctivitis sicca)

New treatment for dry eye syndrome (keratoconjunctivitis sicca)

First drug approved for hormone refractory prostate cancer that has shown a survival benefit

First drug approved for hormone refractory prostate cancer that has shown a survival benefit

A new synthetic chemical may provide framework for future drugs to treat brain-based ailments

A new synthetic chemical may provide framework for future drugs to treat brain-based ailments

Study into the duress of space travel as part of a Mars expedition to be staged in the Australian desert later this year

Study into the duress of space travel as part of a Mars expedition to be staged in the Australian desert later this year

Want a new type of man? Maybe less brawn and more brains?

Want a new type of man? Maybe less brawn and more brains?

Estrogen therapy may help bone density, muscle mass, sexual function, memory, and psychological wellbeing in postmenopausal women

Estrogen therapy may help bone density, muscle mass, sexual function, memory, and psychological wellbeing in postmenopausal women

Interacting and petting animals creates a hormonal response in humans that can help fight depression

Interacting and petting animals creates a hormonal response in humans that can help fight depression