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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.
Solvent used in nail polish may increase risk of breast and ovarian cancer

Solvent used in nail polish may increase risk of breast and ovarian cancer

Repeated pregnancies may increase cardiovascular disease

Repeated pregnancies may increase cardiovascular disease

Wine, beer and tea have contributed to a significant decrease in breast cancer

Wine, beer and tea have contributed to a significant decrease in breast cancer

Gene discovery could improve anemia treatment in patients

Gene discovery could improve anemia treatment in patients

Female hormone replacement therapy back on the agenda

Female hormone replacement therapy back on the agenda

Tibetan yoga helps cancer and insomnia

Tibetan yoga helps cancer and insomnia

Three hours exercise reduces risk of breast cancer

Three hours exercise reduces risk of breast cancer

Women get better picture on hormone replacement therapy

Women get better picture on hormone replacement therapy

Biotech production of Sucanon Diabetes drug commences

Biotech production of Sucanon Diabetes drug commences

Growth hormones combat Crohn’s disease, cardiac disorders and improve fertility in invitro fertilisation

Growth hormones combat Crohn’s disease, cardiac disorders and improve fertility in invitro fertilisation

Estrogen-alone hormone therapy had no effect on coronary heart disease risk

Estrogen-alone hormone therapy had no effect on coronary heart disease risk

Amount of adiponectin hormone lessens chance of heart attacks

Amount of adiponectin hormone lessens chance of heart attacks

Latest developments in prostate cancer research

Latest developments in prostate cancer research

Study suggests ways to prevent prostate cancer

Study suggests ways to prevent prostate cancer

Results of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease research in people who received human growth hormone from cadavers

Results of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease research in people who received human growth hormone from cadavers

Cinacalet helps control overactive thyroids, a major complication of advanced kidney disease

Cinacalet helps control overactive thyroids, a major complication of advanced kidney disease

Research shows that intense high dose cholesterol lowering drugs result in a major reduction in deaths and severe heart attacks

Research shows that intense high dose cholesterol lowering drugs result in a major reduction in deaths and severe heart attacks

Hormone associated with obesity also plays a key role in male fertility

Hormone associated with obesity also plays a key role in male fertility

Launch of The Oxford Genetics Knowledge Park by Matt Ridley

Launch of The Oxford Genetics Knowledge Park by Matt Ridley

Phase 3 study of drug teduglutide in patients with short bowel syndrome

Phase 3 study of drug teduglutide in patients with short bowel syndrome