Is melatonin likely to help children with neurodevelopmental disability and chronic severe sleep problems?
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    Re: Response to Jan et al

    Dear Editor

    We would like to take this opportunity to thank Jan and colleagues for responding to our article. It is acknowledged that the team at the Melatonin Research Group has the longest experience worldwide in the use of melatonin in children with neurodevelopmental disability.

    The paper they refer to [1] includes a randomised controlled trial (RCT) of fast-acting vs. controlled release melatonin. Only the...

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    Response to is melatonin likely to help children with neurodevelopmental
    • J E Jan, Melatonin Research Group
    • Other Contributors:
      • M Bomben, H Espczel, RD Freeman, M Wasdell, M Weiss

    Dear Editor

    Last year, Archimedes, a new format, was launched by Archives of Disease in Childhood for offering "practical, best evidence based answers to practical, clinical questions". One of the first questions was : "Does melatonin help developmentally delayed children with sleep problems?".[1] Since the conclusions of this brief article are now on the Internet and physicians have access to them, our Melatonin Res...

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