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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.
Can antioxidants help manage neurological complications in COVID-19?

Can antioxidants help manage neurological complications in COVID-19?

Healthy habits of pregnancy – latest science show maternal habits affect pregnancy success

Healthy habits of pregnancy – latest science show maternal habits affect pregnancy success

Excessive night-time screen use linked to short-sightedness, poor sleep quality

Excessive night-time screen use linked to short-sightedness, poor sleep quality

Melatonin prevents kidney damage caused by metabolic complications of obesity

Melatonin prevents kidney damage caused by metabolic complications of obesity

Light therapy offers a safe, cost-effective alternative for treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Light therapy offers a safe, cost-effective alternative for treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers analyze overall survival rate of prostate cancer patients treated with melatonin

Researchers analyze overall survival rate of prostate cancer patients treated with melatonin

Insufficient sleep can negatively affect teenagers' mental health

Insufficient sleep can negatively affect teenagers' mental health

Exposure to nighttime artificial lights linked with higher risk of thyroid cancer

Exposure to nighttime artificial lights linked with higher risk of thyroid cancer

Study shows that human hormones also follow a seasonal pattern

Study shows that human hormones also follow a seasonal pattern

Melatonin synthesized in the lungs acts as a barrier against SARS-CoV-2

Melatonin synthesized in the lungs acts as a barrier against SARS-CoV-2

Melatonin reduces cysts in the renal tubules of fruit flies

Melatonin reduces cysts in the renal tubules of fruit flies

Melatonin and its metabolites promote the formation of long-term memories

Melatonin and its metabolites promote the formation of long-term memories

Why is COVID-19 more severe among adults than children?

Why is COVID-19 more severe among adults than children?

Study findings can guide personalized breast cancer therapies based on melatonin

Study findings can guide personalized breast cancer therapies based on melatonin

Can melatonin help prevent severe COVID-19?

Can melatonin help prevent severe COVID-19?

Scientists investigate how cell membrane and COVID-19 virus impact each other

Scientists investigate how cell membrane and COVID-19 virus impact each other

Alcohol consumption before bedtime can impact quality of sleep

Alcohol consumption before bedtime can impact quality of sleep

Melatonin may be a viable treatment option for COVID-19, study suggests

Melatonin may be a viable treatment option for COVID-19, study suggests

Delirium common after hospital discharge in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Delirium common after hospital discharge in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Melatonin may increase survival chances among intubated COVID-19 patients

Melatonin may increase survival chances among intubated COVID-19 patients