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My personal affair with melatonin

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Many have been asking why I have been taking a melatonin supplement nightly for around 20 years now. I started taking it in the early ’90s, not because of its sleep-enhancing benefit, but for its immune-system boosting effect.

Posted: May 3rd, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Headlines,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Melatonin, aging and cancer

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Most people must have heard of or might actually have taken melatonin as a natural sleep aid, especially when experiencing jet lag. It’s a hormone being secreted by the pineal gland in the brain, and it regulates one’s sleeping and waking cycle.

Posted: February 15th, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Headlines,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

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