Throw your night lights away, turn your TVs off, and your lamps.. The success of your breast cancer therapy is depending on it. A study by Tulane University School of Medicine has found exposure to light at night, which turns off your body’s ability to produce the natural hormone melatonin, renders breast cancer completely resistant to tamoxifen. Widely used for breast cancer therapy, the effectiveness of tamoxifen relies on the role of melatonin to help combat cancer cells in the human body. Read more: http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/total-darkness-during-night-key-success-breast-cancer-therapy?et_cid=4066343&et_rid=652401564&type=cta
Exposure to light at night, which shuts off nighttime production of the hormone melatonin, renders breast cancer completely resistant to tamoxifen, a widely used breast cancer drug, says a new study by Tulane University School of Medicine cancer researchers.
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