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2014-02-07 23:23:07

The new Melatonin Production Factor (MPF) can be determined for every computer lens tint. It tells consumers how much longer they can view their computer display at night time without significant disruption of their sleep because of blue light emitted by the display San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Researchers at Photoprotective Technologies (PPT) have developed a rating system for assessing the ability of computer glasses to ensure the production of Melatonin – the...

2014-01-29 23:32:33

miniCHILL recently reformulated its popular relaxation drink to have an even smoother, more natural tasting berry flavor. The makers of miniCHILL are proud to announce they are continuing to avoid the controversial hormone melatonin and are simply improving the taste of the world’s only scientifically proven relaxation drink. Flushing, New York (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 miniCHILL recently reformulated its popular relaxation drink to have an even smoother, more natural tasting berry...

2014-01-29 23:22:49

When you get up at night and expose you and your baby’s eyes to light, it will cut off your melatonin and make it hard to fall sleep again. Light bulbs that don’t make the blue rays that kill melatonin are now available at http://www.lowbluelights.com. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The new book “Pregnant? New Baby? Need Sleep!” by Richard Hansler PhD describes how understanding how light affects human beings can make having a baby more fun. Dr. Hansler is an...

2014-01-28 23:03:54

An early stage study shows melatonin – a hormone that regulates the body’s sleep and awake cycles – may have the potential to help slow the growth of certain breast cancer tumors, according to researchers from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit and Foundation for Research Support of the State of São Paulo. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 An early stage study shows melatonin – a hormone that regulates the body’s sleep and awake cycles – may have the potential to...

Melatonin Therapy May Help Slow Breast Cancer Tumor Growth
2014-01-28 14:19:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Produced by the brain in response to darkness and often taken as a sleep aid supplement, melatonin could be effective in slowing the growth of certain breast cancer tumors, according to a new report published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE. More specifically, melatonin may stunt tumor growth and tumor cell production, as well as obstruct the generation of new blood vessels in breast cancer cells that test negative for estrogen...

Smartphone Night productivity
2014-01-22 07:54:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Working on a smartphone late at night can ruin a good night’s sleep and drain productivity the following day, according to new research from the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business. “Smartphones are enormously valuable for helping people fit work activity into times and places outside of the office,” the researchers said. “However, our new research indicates the greater connectivity comes at a cost:...

Health Effects Of Jet Lag Night Shift
2014-01-21 14:07:33

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sleep and systems biology researchers from the University of Surrey found that jet lag or working the late shift could have a significant impact on health. Researchers placed 22 participants on a 28-hour day schedule, delaying their sleep-wake cycle by four hours each day until sleep occurred during the middle of the day. The team then collected blood samples to measure the participants' rhythms of gene expression. The...

Melatonin May Play A Role In Reducing Risk Of Prostate Cancer
2014-01-20 03:56:23

American Association for Cancer Research Higher levels of melatonin, a hormone involved in the sleep-wake cycle, may suggest decreased risk for developing advanced prostate cancer, according to results presented in San Diego at the AACR-Prostate Cancer Foundation Conference on Advances in Prostate Cancer Research, held Jan. 18-21. Melatonin is a hormone that is produced exclusively at night in the dark and is an important output of the circadian rhythm, or the body's inherent 24-hour...

2014-01-16 23:31:03

A team of French researchers who were curious about how the French can stay so thin discovered ten key ingredients to rapid weight loss, thus creating Rapide-60. For individuals who wish to lose a large amount of weight with minimal effort and side effects, Rapide-60 might be the perfect solution. Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 In reviewing a study conducted by researchers at Stanford University in California and the University of Wisconsin, researchers at the Paris Weigh Loss...

2014-01-14 23:04:00

Exposing your eyes to ordinary light when you get up at night may cut off your melatonin and reset your circadian (internal) clock, making it hard for you and your unborn baby to sleep. Light bulbs that don’t make the blue rays that kill melatonin are now available at http://www.lowbluelights.com. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The new book “Pregnant? New Baby? Need Sleep!” by Richard Hansler PhD describes how understanding how light affects human beings can make...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'