Melatonin in the Promotion of Health

Forsideomslag
Ronald Ross Watson
CRC Press, 25. aug. 2011 - 584 sider
Melatonin is a powerful hormone and antioxidant with numerous effects on the metabolism and the health of humans. Available as a dietary supplement in the United States since 1993, it is one of the most popular over-the-counter alternative remedies available. Comprising contributions from researchers who have studied the role of melatonin in variou
 

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Indhold

Melatonin Time Line From Discovery to Therapy
1
Melatonin and Circadian Rhythms An Overview
61
Synthesis and Metabolism of Melatonin in the Skin and Retinal Pigment Epithelium
69
Melatonin in Prevention of Mutagenesis Oxidation and Other Damage to Cells
81
Cardiovascular Protection by Melatonin
89
Melatonin Effect on Reproduction
115
Melatonin and the Prevention of Ultraviolet Solar Skin Damage
131
Melatonin and Type 2 Diabetes
147
Melatonin for the Control of Reproduction in Small Ruminants
339
Melatonin in the Pancreatic Protection and Modulation of Pancreatic Exocrine Secretion
351
Life Environment and Sleep Melatonin Production Affected by Light and Ambient Temperature in Humans
365
Decreased Light Transmittance Because of Aging and Melatonin
375
Melatonin and Treatment of Disorders Related to Jet Lag and Shift Work
379
Melatonin and Its ByProducts on AgeRelated Macular Degeneration
405
Melatonin and Melanoma
421
Melatonin and InflammationThe Role of the ImmunePineal Axis and the Sympathetic Tonus
435

Melatonin Sleep and Immune Modulation Role in Health and Disease
167
Melatonin as a Treatment for Uveitis
187
Role of Melatonin in Regulating Gut Motility
205
Melatonin and Food Safety Investigating a Possible Role in the Seasonality of the Bacterial Pathogen Escherichia coli O157H7 in Cattle
211
Melatonin in Dentistry
219
Melatonin as a Potential Treatment of Gastrointestinal Diseases
241
The Uses of Melatonin in Anesthesia and Surgery
251
Melatonin in Bone Health
261
Prevention and Treatment of Breast Cancer Using Melatonin
271
Molecular and Epigenetic Effects of Melatonin in Breast Cancer
287
Melatonin in Mental Disorders Treatment and Prevention
311
Melatonin in Control of Gastric Secretion and Prevention of Gastric Mucosal Lesions
327
Neuroendocrinological Effects of Antidepressants Is There a Role for Melatonin?
451
Role of Melatonin in Collagen Synthesis
471
Melatonin and DNA Protection
479
Melatonin Modulation of Vascular Structure and Function
489
Melatonin and Sleep Disturbances in Patients with EndStage Renal Disease
495
Melatonin and Traumatic Stress
509
Measurement of Melatonin in Other Body Fluids
517
Cell Studies with Melatonin Exposed to UV Light and Ionizing Radiation
531
Melatonin and Oxidation
541
Back Cover
553
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Ronald R. Watson, PhD, is a member of several national and international nutrition, immunology, cancer, and alcoholism research societies. For 30 years he was funded by Wallace Research Foundation to study dietary supplements in health promotion. Dr. Watson has edited more than 35 books on nutrition, dietary supplements, and over-the-counter agents, and 53 other scientific books. He has published more than 500 research and review articles.

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