A good night's rest can cut prostate risk: High level of sleep hormone 'cuts cancer danger by 75%'

“Sleeping well may help to protect men from prostate cancer, scientists claim. Those who had high levels of the sleep hormone melatonin were 75 per cent less likely to develop an advanced form of the deadly disease, a study found. Our bodies produce melatonin when it is dark. It helps to regulate our sleep cycle and affects many functions tied to the body’s 24-hour clock, or circadian rhythm. People with too little melatonin tend to have trouble getting to sleep and wake up in the night.” To read more, click here