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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.
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

Parents of adolescents get more sleep when middle and high schools start about an hour later

Parents of adolescents get more sleep when middle and high schools start about an hour later

How cellular clocks regulate cardiac physiology

How cellular clocks regulate cardiac physiology

Identification of long COVID patients using big data

Identification of long COVID patients using big data

COVID-19 transmission is higher with warm weather and increased visits to indoors public places, study finds

COVID-19 transmission is higher with warm weather and increased visits to indoors public places, study finds

Melatonin reduces kidney failure in people treated with the antibiotic vancomycin

Melatonin reduces kidney failure in people treated with the antibiotic vancomycin

Gene therapy shows promise in children with devastating genetic disorder

Gene therapy shows promise in children with devastating genetic disorder

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