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Articles with the topic: melatonin

Melatonin treatment success in HD mice

Melatonin treatment success in HD mice

Dr Ed Wild on October 31, 2011

Melatonin, a hormone produced by the pineal gland in the brain, is available in pill form and used to treat sleeping disorders. New research suggests that it can slow down Huntington's disease in model mice - great news, but it doesn't mean everyone should rush to take it.