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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.
Hirsute women most likely have androgen excess-related disorders, primarily polycystic ovary syndrome

Hirsute women most likely have androgen excess-related disorders, primarily polycystic ovary syndrome

Living alone, financial difficulties, excessive use of alcohol associated with the onset of depression among outpatients with heart failure

Living alone, financial difficulties, excessive use of alcohol associated with the onset of depression among outpatients with heart failure

Tercica files for patent infringement

Tercica files for patent infringement

Obesity drug codenamed AOD9604 highly successful in trials

Obesity drug codenamed AOD9604 highly successful in trials

Landmark studies that may change the treatment standards for breast cancer

Landmark studies that may change the treatment standards for breast cancer

Successful human trial of obesity drug that mimicks metabolic effects of growth hormone

Successful human trial of obesity drug that mimicks metabolic effects of growth hormone

New approach to genomic testing identifies women with low risk of breast cancer recurrence

New approach to genomic testing identifies women with low risk of breast cancer recurrence

Understanding what causes narcolepsy

Understanding what causes narcolepsy

Silent risk of osteoporosis in men with prostate cancer

Silent risk of osteoporosis in men with prostate cancer

Study of safety issues surrounding the medical use of cannabis has just been launched

Study of safety issues surrounding the medical use of cannabis has just been launched

Resveratrol antioxidant found in red wine may benefit heart tissue

Resveratrol antioxidant found in red wine may benefit heart tissue

Research suggests that lack of sleep may be contributing to the obesity pandemic

Research suggests that lack of sleep may be contributing to the obesity pandemic

New surgical procedure enables men born with a very small penis to acquire an average-sized one

New surgical procedure enables men born with a very small penis to acquire an average-sized one

Human parathyroid gland most likely evolved from the gills of fish

Human parathyroid gland most likely evolved from the gills of fish

Thalidomide shows promise in fighting myeloma

Thalidomide shows promise in fighting myeloma

New advances in sickle cell disease

New advances in sickle cell disease

Guidelines needed for the use of androgens for women with sexual dysfunction

Guidelines needed for the use of androgens for women with sexual dysfunction

$3 million to research whether stress-management techniques can improve immune system responses in women with breast cancer

$3 million to research whether stress-management techniques can improve immune system responses in women with breast cancer

Type 1 diabetes could be prevented by a new nasal insulin vaccine

Type 1 diabetes could be prevented by a new nasal insulin vaccine

Stress affects molecules believed to play a key role in cellular aging

Stress affects molecules believed to play a key role in cellular aging