Melatonin News and Research

RSS
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.
Excessive smartphone use may lead to early puberty

Excessive smartphone use may lead to early puberty

Study suggests possible benefit from melatonin in COVID-19

Study suggests possible benefit from melatonin in COVID-19

Survey: A third of Generation Z and Millennials often have a harder time falling asleep on Sunday nights

Survey: A third of Generation Z and Millennials often have a harder time falling asleep on Sunday nights

What causes insomnia and how to treat it?

What causes insomnia and how to treat it?

How sleep distress associated with melatonin imbalance may play a role in the presence, intensity, and severity of anosmia

How sleep distress associated with melatonin imbalance may play a role in the presence, intensity, and severity of anosmia

Study finds lower levels of melatonin in men with prostate cancer

Study finds lower levels of melatonin in men with prostate cancer

Microbes in animals' guts influence diet selection behavior, research shows

Microbes in animals' guts influence diet selection behavior, research shows

Maternal pesticide exposure may have lasting effects on female offspring's sleep health

Maternal pesticide exposure may have lasting effects on female offspring's sleep health

Insufficient sleep could play a role in the development of type 2 diabetes

Insufficient sleep could play a role in the development of type 2 diabetes

Can melatonin gummies solve family bedtime struggles? Experts advise caution

Can melatonin gummies solve family bedtime struggles? Experts advise caution

Sleeping with lights on can be harmful to your health

Sleeping with lights on can be harmful to your health

Shift work linked to delayed onset of menopause

Shift work linked to delayed onset of menopause

Acacetin shows potency against SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

Acacetin shows potency against SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

Study links shift work with poorer working memory and slower mental processing speed

Study links shift work with poorer working memory and slower mental processing speed

Melatonin as a safe and potentially life-saving treatment for COVID-19

Melatonin as a safe and potentially life-saving treatment for COVID-19

Study hints a potential difference in molecular clockworks between the master and slave clock neurons

Study hints a potential difference in molecular clockworks between the master and slave clock neurons

Sleep and biological rhythm variables linked to severity of depression, anxiety during pregnancy

Sleep and biological rhythm variables linked to severity of depression, anxiety during pregnancy

Can meal times affect your risk of glucose intolerance?

Can meal times affect your risk of glucose intolerance?

Melatonin found to inhibit SARS-CoV-2 entry into mice brains

Melatonin found to inhibit SARS-CoV-2 entry into mice brains