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Melatonin Studies

Medical Hypothesis

"Melatonin has been shown to slow the growth of some cancer, prevent some cancer and decreases side-effects of many chemotherapeutic agents."

Medical Hypothesis 1997 June; 49(6):523-35

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Patient Care

"Use of melatonin in elderly patients with insomnia demonstrated improvement in sleep quality. This study is consistent with other studies."

Patient Care 2000 June: 34-38

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Archive of Internal Medicine

"In this study patients were successfully weaned from benzodiazepines (valium), with the sleep regulation hormone melatonin: Melatonin was not associated with adverse effects or tolerance."

Archive of Internal Medicine; 1999 Nov 159: 2456-2460.

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Journal Pineal Research

Melatonin possesses strong antioxidant properties with increases in brain glutathione. Melatonin possesses potent anticancer effects, increases and improves immune defenses, inhibits tumor growth factor production."

Journal Pineal Research 1999 Aug;23(i): 15-19

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Neurology

"Night time administration of melatonin relieves migraine headaches."

Neurology 2004 August: 246-250