Latest Melatonin Stories

2012-12-20 15:17:25

A new study by Douglas Mental Health University Institute researchers shows altered body rhythms of the hormone melatonin in Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) women with insomnia. This finding may help explain some of the sleep disruptions experienced by women with PMDD, also known as premenstrual syndrome. PMDD is a mood disorder which appears in the week preceding menses, and affects about 3-8% of women. PMDD sufferers can experience depression, tension, and irritability of sufficient...

2012-12-15 05:00:34

A new study (1) links both cancer growth and metastasis to lack of naturally produced melatonin. Avoiding loss of melatonin due to exposure to light (especially the blue rays in ordinary white light) in the hours before bedtime may reduce risk. Light bulbs that don´t make blue light and eyeglasses that block it are available from Photonic Developments LLC at http://www.LowBlueLights.com. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 Metastasis of cancer to distant sites is the thing...

Exercise And Melatonin Benefit Alzheimer’s Patients
2012-09-26 21:20:04

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Promising research indicates that a little physical exercise in addition to some melatonin might work to help out Alzheimer's patients. A study carried out on mice with three different mutations of Alzheimer's disease found that the combination of physical exercise and the daily intake of melatonin had a synergistic effect against brain deterioration. "For years we have known that the combination of different anti-aging...

Want A Good Night Sleep? Leave The Backlit Tablet Out Of The Bedroom
2012-08-29 13:04:02

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Electronic devices with self-illuminated backlit displays have been shown to cause melatonin levels to drop, making it much harder for persons who use such devices to read or study before bedtime to fall asleep. The findings come from a study by researchers at the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, NY, who explain that if you have stared at a luminous screen for a long enough period,...

2012-08-02 23:03:16

Nearly two-thirds of Americans claim they don´t get enough sleep according to a 2011 National Sleep Foundation poll, and their use of technology before bedtime may be the reason they´re losing sleep. Dr. Dan Naim of Los Angeles Sleep Study Institute said new research has shown that the use of cell phones and computers before bedtime has a negative impact on sleep, stress levels and mental health. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 Trouble sleeping? If the answer is...

2012-07-31 23:00:29

Patent-granted author Randall Dale Chipkar won multiple awards for The Motorcycle Cancer Book. Chipkar discovered a motorcycle-melatonin link generating worldwide attention for rider health safety. Motorcycle seat ELF EMF magnetic field radiation is flooding millions of motorcyclists. Concern includes prostate cancer, colon cancer, breast cancer, colitis, diabetes, pregnancy issues, etc. Mississauga (PRWEB) August 01, 2012 Canadian motorcyclist Randall Dale Chipkar won international awards...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.