X-Message-Number: 4481
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 95 12:38:37 -0500
From: Don Steiger <>
Subject: Re: CryoNet #4479

>Since Melatonin has come up several times, I'd like to recommend a  
>and well-researched book on the topic. I believe this is the first  
>to be published on melatonin, though several others will be  
>appearing in
>        Dr. Ray Sahelian: Melatonin: Nature's Sleeping Pill.
>        ISBN 0-9639753-7-9  Available from bookshops or by calling
>        1-800-507-BOOK or 1-415-321-CERI
>Disclaimer: The author is a friend, and writes a column in Extropy  
>(with an
>excerpt from "Melatonin" in the current issue). Regardless, this  
>book *is* 

>well-balanced, and well-researched. Despite the title, the book  
>the range of melatonin's uses and effects, including its possible  
>and antioxidant properties.

I have not read this book, however certain comments made in this book  
have been quoted on various newsgroups.  The excerpts that I have  
read do not agree with current research on the subject.  I find it  
hard to believe that this is a well researched book.

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