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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.
Chronic jet lag alters brain's intricate role in memory processing

Chronic jet lag alters brain's intricate role in memory processing

Inexpensive intervention helps patients with hypertension-associated kidney disease

Inexpensive intervention helps patients with hypertension-associated kidney disease

Dim light at night linked to depression

Dim light at night linked to depression

Depression associated with molecular-level disturbance in body's 24-hour clock

Depression associated with molecular-level disturbance in body's 24-hour clock

Persistent exposure to light at night leads to weight gain

Persistent exposure to light at night leads to weight gain

Hormone melatonin improves egg quality in IVF

Hormone melatonin improves egg quality in IVF

New study finds additional link between Light At Night and cancer

New study finds additional link between Light At Night and cancer

Lack of sleep linked to depression and anxiety disorders in young

Lack of sleep linked to depression and anxiety disorders in young

23rd ECNP Press conference on impact of circadian rhythms on human brain

23rd ECNP Press conference on impact of circadian rhythms on human brain

Vanda Pharmaceuticals initiates tasimelteon Phase III clinical trial for Non-24-Hour Sleep Wake Disorder

Vanda Pharmaceuticals initiates tasimelteon Phase III clinical trial for Non-24-Hour Sleep Wake Disorder

Later sunset, extended daylight exposure delays bedtimes in teenagers

Later sunset, extended daylight exposure delays bedtimes in teenagers

Impact of circadian dysregulation on mental, physical health

Impact of circadian dysregulation on mental, physical health

Tart cherry juice could help reduce severity of insomnia in older adults: Study

Tart cherry juice could help reduce severity of insomnia in older adults: Study

Many Huntington's disease patients suffer from weight loss, sleeping problems

Many Huntington's disease patients suffer from weight loss, sleeping problems

Study provides new insight into how brain responds to light

Study provides new insight into how brain responds to light

Traumatic brain injuries may disrupt sleep patterns, says study

Traumatic brain injuries may disrupt sleep patterns, says study

GFCF diet shows no significant benefits on the behavior of children with ASD: Study

GFCF diet shows no significant benefits on the behavior of children with ASD: Study

Limiting fat intake to below 20% can reduce risk of breast cancer recurrence by 24%

Limiting fat intake to below 20% can reduce risk of breast cancer recurrence by 24%

Scientists discover two body clock genes that may help find treatments for seasonal affective disorder

Scientists discover two body clock genes that may help find treatments for seasonal affective disorder

Dietary MSC can help reset cell's biological clock to prevent development of breast cancer: Study

Dietary MSC can help reset cell's biological clock to prevent development of breast cancer: Study

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