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Melatonin, also known chemically as N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine, is a naturally occurring compound found in animals, plants, and microbes. In animals, circulating levels of the hormone melatonin vary in a daily cycle, thereby allowing the entrainment of the circadian rhythms of several biological functions.
'Night owl' teens more likely to develop asthma and allergies

'Night owl' teens more likely to develop asthma and allergies

Study: Teenagers who stay up late are more likely to suffer from asthma, allergies

Study: Teenagers who stay up late are more likely to suffer from asthma, allergies

Morning walks can improve the sleeping habits of bypass surgery patients

Morning walks can improve the sleeping habits of bypass surgery patients

New model predicts patients’ likelihood of testing positive for COVID-19

New model predicts patients’ likelihood of testing positive for COVID-19

Pollen contributes to flu and COVID-19 seasonality

Pollen contributes to flu and COVID-19 seasonality

Hot temperatures, air pressure, UV radiation may decrease COVID-19 incidence

Hot temperatures, air pressure, UV radiation may decrease COVID-19 incidence

Psychological issues related to COVID-19 outbreak will contribute to global mental health crisis

Psychological issues related to COVID-19 outbreak will contribute to global mental health crisis

How to sleep better during coronavirus lockdown

How to sleep better during coronavirus lockdown

GlobalData: New health trend opportunity for sleep-friendly ingredients in food and drinks

GlobalData: New health trend opportunity for sleep-friendly ingredients in food and drinks

Smelling your romantic partner’s T-shirt improves sleep efficiency

Smelling your romantic partner’s T-shirt improves sleep efficiency

Romantic partner’s scent can improve sleep, study suggests

Romantic partner’s scent can improve sleep, study suggests

AAN issues new guideline for sleep problems in children and teens with autism

AAN issues new guideline for sleep problems in children and teens with autism

Novel melatonin receptor molecules potentially address circadian rhythm disturbances

Novel melatonin receptor molecules potentially address circadian rhythm disturbances

Shift workers at increased risk for sleep disorders and metabolic syndrome

Shift workers at increased risk for sleep disorders and metabolic syndrome

Healing and hope for families affected by fragile X in Eastern Europe

Healing and hope for families affected by fragile X in Eastern Europe

Blue light exposure therapy can aid in healing people with mTBI

Blue light exposure therapy can aid in healing people with mTBI

Blue light may not be so bad for sleep

Blue light may not be so bad for sleep

Rutgers expert shares tips on how to minimize jet lag, sleep disruptions during the holidays

Rutgers expert shares tips on how to minimize jet lag, sleep disruptions during the holidays

Seven ways to get the right amount of sleep during holiday season

Seven ways to get the right amount of sleep during holiday season

Mount Sinai launches new mobile precision wellness iPhone app

Mount Sinai launches new mobile precision wellness iPhone app