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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.
Low testosterone production appears to be a common complication of type 2 diabetes in men

Low testosterone production appears to be a common complication of type 2 diabetes in men

Scientists have induced human insulin-producing cells of the pancreas to revert to islet precursor cells

Scientists have induced human insulin-producing cells of the pancreas to revert to islet precursor cells

Stress quadruples the risk of an asthma attack in children

Stress quadruples the risk of an asthma attack in children

Battle of Waterloo could help doctors fight death from multiple organ failure

Battle of Waterloo could help doctors fight death from multiple organ failure

Testosterone has both a physiological and a psychological impact on women’s sexuality

Testosterone has both a physiological and a psychological impact on women’s sexuality

New findings have implications for chronic use of COX-2 Inhibitors in pre-menopausal women

New findings have implications for chronic use of COX-2 Inhibitors in pre-menopausal women

Five advanced tests provide answers to couples with unexplained infertility

Five advanced tests provide answers to couples with unexplained infertility

Oral contraception can prevent knee injuries as well as unwanted pregnancies

Oral contraception can prevent knee injuries as well as unwanted pregnancies

Breast cancer study seeks postmenopausal women

Breast cancer study seeks postmenopausal women

Fluorescent protein tool may speed identification of molecular changes that reveal cells' inner workings

Fluorescent protein tool may speed identification of molecular changes that reveal cells' inner workings

Hormone replacement therapy patches have considerable potential as prostate cancer therapy

Hormone replacement therapy patches have considerable potential as prostate cancer therapy

Shp2 protein plays a critical role in obesity

Shp2 protein plays a critical role in obesity

New test for heart surgery patients

New test for heart surgery patients

Lorus Therapeutics allowed Canadian patent to protect anticancer drugs

Lorus Therapeutics allowed Canadian patent to protect anticancer drugs

Bretylium tosylate has unique benefits for patients with acute myocardial infarction

Bretylium tosylate has unique benefits for patients with acute myocardial infarction

Dietary supplement DHEA could play a role in reducing abdominal fat in elderly men and women

Dietary supplement DHEA could play a role in reducing abdominal fat in elderly men and women

Testosterone may impede immunity

Testosterone may impede immunity

Obesity could more than double an older woman's risk of acute myelogenous leukemia

Obesity could more than double an older woman's risk of acute myelogenous leukemia

Second successful human ovarian to arm transplant in the world

Second successful human ovarian to arm transplant in the world

Discovery of internal molecular clock that governs the metabolism of sugars and fats within the body

Discovery of internal molecular clock that governs the metabolism of sugars and fats within the body