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Melatonin: Is This Natural Hormone One of the Keys To Slowing Brain Aging?

Melatonin is best known as a sleep hormone because of its action controlling the circadian cycle. But melatonin also has antioxidant properties, and may have an important anti-aging role. A recent study looked at artificially aged mice to determine the effects of melatonin on aging.  Such mice are used as a model to study the… Read More »

KHN on the Air This Week

KHN chief Washington correspondent Julie Rovner discussed the current surge in COVID-19 cases, health policy in the election and the Affordable Care Act case before the Supreme Court with NPR’s “All Things Considered” on Sunday and WBUR’s “On Point.” Columnist and California Healthline senior correspondent Bernard Wolfson discussed the possible impact of Judge Amy Coney… Read More »

This Guy Found All of the Hidden Ghosts in the Background of The Haunting of Bly Manor

The Haunting of Bly Manor, the latest standalone instalment in Mike Flanagan’s series of ghost stories on Netflix, has a lot in common with its predecessor, The Haunting of Hill House. That series was loosely inspired by the Gothic works of Shirley Jackson, this one is similarly a mashup of the writings of Henry James.… Read More »