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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.
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

Physical activity in the morning could have a beneficial effect against cancer

Physical activity in the morning could have a beneficial effect against cancer

Regular moderate physical exercise can significantly reduce cancer risk

Regular moderate physical exercise can significantly reduce cancer risk

'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