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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.
Early hormone therapy for metastatic prostate cancer increases life expectancy

Early hormone therapy for metastatic prostate cancer increases life expectancy

Non-aspirin pain drugs may help men with recurrent prostate cancer

Non-aspirin pain drugs may help men with recurrent prostate cancer

Genetic link between hormones and migraine

Genetic link between hormones and migraine

Higher generic drug use in 2003 slowed the rising cost per prescription to a 7.9% increase

Higher generic drug use in 2003 slowed the rising cost per prescription to a 7.9% increase

FDA warns against use of domperidone to increase milk production

FDA warns against use of domperidone to increase milk production

Atrasentan reduces cancer risk by 20 percent in men with advanced hormone-resistant prostate cancer

Atrasentan reduces cancer risk by 20 percent in men with advanced hormone-resistant prostate cancer

Investigational drug, LAF237 improved glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes

Investigational drug, LAF237 improved glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes

Cure for age-induced diabetes or cancer may be nearer than we think

Cure for age-induced diabetes or cancer may be nearer than we think

Polycystic ovary syndrome more common than originally thought

Polycystic ovary syndrome more common than originally thought

Genes that allow nerve cells to communicate may have come from bacteria eons ago

Genes that allow nerve cells to communicate may have come from bacteria eons ago

Women with chest pain who have low hemoglobin levels are more likely to die or suffer a heart attack

Women with chest pain who have low hemoglobin levels are more likely to die or suffer a heart attack

Yo-yo dieting may have a lasting negative impact on immune function

Yo-yo dieting may have a lasting negative impact on immune function

Mothercare, John Lewis and Argos worst stores in UK for dangerous chemicals

Mothercare, John Lewis and Argos worst stores in UK for dangerous chemicals

Novel molecular targeting technologies to deliver gene-silencing therapy

Novel molecular targeting technologies to deliver gene-silencing therapy

Discovery of a key marker in breast cancer tumors

Discovery of a key marker in breast cancer tumors

There are still benefits from hormone therapy after menopause

There are still benefits from hormone therapy after menopause

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