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R Fernandez-Castillo

Effects of Melatonin Suplementation in Human Pathologie: A Systematic Review

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.500
Synopsis: 
Melatonin is a hormone primarily produced in the pineal gland. Its most important functions are the regulation of circadian sleep-wake cycle, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. Therefore, it use as a dietary supplement could have implications for clinical practice.

ABSTRACT

Objectives: to analyse the main effects of melatonin dietary supplementation in different pathologies.

Method: systematic review related to the use of melatonin as a dietary supplement and its effects on PubMed, CINAHL, Scopus, ProQuest Health and Medical Complete, Scielo and Dialnet databases.

Accepted: 
11 Jan, 2017
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e-Published: 01 Feb, 2017

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Co-morbidities, Metabolic and Malignancy Risk Profile in Patients with Psoriasis

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.454
Synopsis: 
Advances in the knowledge of psoriasis and comorbidities have discovered common physiopathologic mechanisms which may provide biological plausibility of associations and explain why such disorders are more frequently seen in these patients. A PubMed and Embase searches were performed for comorbidities psoriasis, limits January 1990 to December 2012.

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Accepted: 
25 Nov, 2015
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e-Published: 30 Mar, 2016

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