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Melatonin: Cancer Role? Canadian researchers urge more studies

Melatonin may have a role in the treatment of cancer, according to a new study published in the Journal of Pineal Research. Researchers say that the results are so compelling that cancer funding agencies should be eager to support clinical trials to evaluate its therapeutic role in a variety of cancers. Melatonin is a hormone [...]

Melatonin: Cancer Role? Canadian researchers urge more studies 2018-02-15T15:53:02+00:00

Melatonin and Light for Jet Lag: Travellers, shift workers can easily reset internal clocks

A simple, at-home treatment - a single light box and a melatonin supplement - allows travellers to avoid jet lag by resetting their circadian body clock over several days before crossing several time zones, according to new research. Both bright light and melatonin have successfully been used in laboratory and field settings to "phase advance" [...]

Melatonin and Light for Jet Lag: Travellers, shift workers can easily reset internal clocks 2015-09-09T13:49:29+00:00

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