The protective effect of melatonin on smoke-induced vascular injury in rats and humans: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Wang2016ThePE,
  title={The protective effect of melatonin on smoke-induced vascular injury in rats and humans: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Zhanqi Wang and Leng Ni and Jing Wang and Chengran Lu and Meng Ren and Weidong Han and Changwei Liu},
  journal={Journal of pineal research},
  year={2016},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={217-27}
}
Smoking is one of the most harmful lifestyles in the world. Very few studies have investigated the effects of melatonin in smoke-induced vascular injury. This study was designed to investigate whether melatonin could protect rats and humans from smoke-induced vascular injury. 32 male rats and a double-blind randomized controlled trial (RCT) containing 63 participants formed the subjects of this study. In rats, 10 mg/kg of melatonin was intraperitoneally injected. Blood samples and abdominal… CONTINUE READING

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