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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.
Switches in the brain that tell the body to stop eating and start burning calories

Switches in the brain that tell the body to stop eating and start burning calories

Higher levels of certain hormones may be associated with stress

Higher levels of certain hormones may be associated with stress

Hormone previously identified in the venom of the green mamba snake may play role in stroke research

Hormone previously identified in the venom of the green mamba snake may play role in stroke research

Up to 220 young children a day could be exposed to potentially dangerous levels of pesticides from eating fruit

Up to 220 young children a day could be exposed to potentially dangerous levels of pesticides from eating fruit

Hormone that is important in the control of blood pressure may also inhibit the growth of lung cancer cells

Hormone that is important in the control of blood pressure may also inhibit the growth of lung cancer cells

Anti-hypertensive drug clonidine before non-cardiac surgery reduces risk of complications due to inadequate blood flow to the heart

Anti-hypertensive drug clonidine before non-cardiac surgery reduces risk of complications due to inadequate blood flow to the heart

Study shows frovatriptan effective in preventing menstrual associated migraine

Study shows frovatriptan effective in preventing menstrual associated migraine

New process that simplifies the production of proteins

New process that simplifies the production of proteins

Women with a history of cancer in their family are better off having MRI scans instead of mammograms

Women with a history of cancer in their family are better off having MRI scans instead of mammograms

Leptin's fat-burning role in humans

Leptin's fat-burning role in humans

Traveling to and from work can reduce cardiovascular disease in people with type 2 diabetes

Traveling to and from work can reduce cardiovascular disease in people with type 2 diabetes

Clint Eastwood did nothing for women's testosterone levels in "The Bridges of Madison County"

Clint Eastwood did nothing for women's testosterone levels in "The Bridges of Madison County"

New precautionary measures against the possible risk of transmission of variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

New precautionary measures against the possible risk of transmission of variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

Natural organohalogens have potent anticancer and antibacterial activity

Natural organohalogens have potent anticancer and antibacterial activity

A study on diabetes in Central America is set to advance

A study on diabetes in Central America is set to advance

Melanotan-1 can induce tanning in human volunteers who are known to tan easily in response to sunlight

Melanotan-1 can induce tanning in human volunteers who are known to tan easily in response to sunlight

U.S. scientists have found the genetic basis for one form of sudden infant death syndrome

U.S. scientists have found the genetic basis for one form of sudden infant death syndrome

Study on diabetes in Central America

Study on diabetes in Central America

Most Americans ignorant to high cholesterol facts

Most Americans ignorant to high cholesterol facts

Ghrelin may help reduce obsesity in children with genetic disorder

Ghrelin may help reduce obsesity in children with genetic disorder