Taking care of ourselves is more important than ever. Two major pieces to the self-care puzzle are sleep and nutrition. However, that may not be enough. Research is mounting to suggest that there are very real and important implications for when we eat....
Lack of melatonin has been widely linked to sleep disorders and disturbances in the human circadian rhythm or body clock. But the hormone may also benefit sleep-related aspects of other conditions, say researchers.
The lengthening of the circadian period with age can be reversed by polyamines, researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel have found. The studies on mice published in Cell Metabolism identify a reciprocal metabolic feedback loop between...
A study into the use of complementary and alternative medicine
(CAM) to alleviate insomnia may provide supplement-makers with
useful data on consumers who may use their products, and serve as a
basis for future research on their effectiveness.
Levels of the hormone melatonin, shown in animals to protect
against the development of breast cancer, appear to have no
relationship with risk for the cancer in humans, reports a UK team,
failing to confirm previous results from...
Taking supplements of melatonin, used to combat insomnia or jet
lag, could pose health risks for people with asthma say researchers
in the US. Higher levels of melatonin are associated with an
overnight loss of lung function in asthma...