Publications

Click the links below for the various author’s references:

Dr Stephen Davies Medical Director, as co-editor of the Journal of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine. Dr Stephen Davies pre-Biolab publications.

Dr John McLaren-Howard pre-Biolab publications (co-founder of Biolab with Dr Stephen Davies in 1984, and Laboratory Director until 2007).

Publications of Biolab Medical Unit

53. Clinical Aspects of Iodine Metabolism,
Miller. N.J., The Nutrition Practitioner. (Please contact us for a copy of this paper)
52. Erythrocyte niacin co-enzymes as a measure of vitamin B3 status.
Miller. N.J., Burr. R.J.D., Saffu. P, Poster presented at the FOCUS Association for Clinical Biochemistry National Meeting, Glasgow, May 2010. Poster
51. ICPMS-derived reference intervals for nutritional trace elements in plasma, whole blood and red cells.
Miller. N.J., Cole. N.N., Saffu. P, Poster presented at the FOCUS Association for Clinical Biochemistry National Meeting, Glasgow, May 2010. Poster
50. Erythrocyte tocopherol isomers in the investigation of vitamin E deficiency.
Miller. N.J., Worrell. PC, Jasniewicz. K.P. Poster presented at the FOCUS Association for Clinical Biochemistry National Meeting, Glasgow, May 2010. Poster
49. DNA Adducts to Toxic Metals: Chronic exposure to toxic metals as a risk factor for DNA damage: Laboratory findings and clinical correlates.
Teaching syllabus of the American Academy of Environmental medicine, ‘The insidious destabilizing health effects of heavy metals and toxic chemicals: Diagnosis and Treatment’. McLaren Howard, J. Presented at the 39th annual meeting of the academy, 28th-31st October 2004, Hilton Head Island, USA.
48. Yeast metabolic products, yeast antigens and yeasts as possible triggers for irritable bowel syndrome.
Santelmann, H, McLaren Howard, J. .Eur. J. Gastroenterol. Hepatol. 2005; 17(1):21-26 Abstract
47. Dimercaptosuccinic acid loading test for assessing mercury burden in healthy individuals,
.Miller NJ, Howard MA, Ann Clin Biochem. 2004 Sep;41(Pt 5):422-3
46. DNA adducts in smokers
. McLaren Howard J. Letter, BMJ Rapid Responses, 14/1/2004 (http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/eletter)
45. Measuring gender differences in response to pesticide exposure
. McLaren Howard J. Silent Invaders, Pesticides, Livelihoods and Woman’s Health, 2003; 117-126.
44. Gastric Acid Production, Pancreatic Secretions and Blood Levels of Higher Alcohols in Patients with Fungal-Type Dysbiosis of the Gut
Eaton KK, Gaier HC, Howard M, McLaren Howard J, Reid L. . J. Nutr. & Env. Medicine. 2002; 12(2): 107-112. Abstract
43. The Detection of DNA Adducts (Risk Factors for DNA Damage). A Method for Genomic DNA, the Results and Some Effects of Nutritional Intervention.
McLaren Howard J. J. Nutr. & Env. Medicine. 2002; 12: 19-31. Abstract
42. Comparison of lactulose breath hydrogen measurements with gut fermentation profiles in patients with fungal-type dysbiosis.
Eaton KK, Chan R, Howard MA, McLaren-Howard JM. J. Nutr. & Env. Med. 2001; 11: 33-42. Abstract
41. Assessment of Vitamin B1 Status (letter).
McLaren-Howard J. Clinical Chemistry 2000; 46: 11 1867-1868. Letter
40. Multiple chemical sensitivity: Recognition and management. A document on the health effects of everyday chemical exposures and their implications.
Eaton KK, Anthony HM (moderators) with Birtwistle S, Downing D., McLaren-Howard J, et al. J.Nutr. & Env. Med. 2000; 10: 39-84 (copies available from the British Society of Allergy, Environmental and Nutritional Medicine Tel: (+44) 0906-3020010). Abstract
39. A lymphocyte test for the identification of sensitivity to silicones: Results for patients with silicone gel-filled breast implants with and without systemic disease.
McLaren-Howard J. J. Nutr. & Env. Med. 2000; 10: 246-247
38. Attention Deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – An overview. (Abstract).
Davies S. Presented at the Sydney Conference of The Australian Society for Environmental Medicine. March 1998.
37. Urinary Histidine Excretion in Patients with Classical Allergy (Type A Allergy), Food Intolerance (Type B Allergy) and Fungal- Type Dysbiosis.
Eaton KK. Howard M. J. Nutr. Biochem. 1998; 9: 586-590. Abstract
36. Fungal-type Dysbiosis of the Gut: The occurrence of fungal diseases and the response to challenge with yeasty and mould containing foods
Eaton KK, Howard M. J.Nutr & Env Med. 1998; 8: 247-255. Abstract
35. Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and Osteoporosis: Bone Enzymes and Nutrient Imbalances – A Short Review of the Literature and Preliminary Reports of Two Small Studies.
Davies S, McLaren-Howard JMH, Grant E. J. Nutr. & Env. Med., June 1998; 8: 129-138. Abstract
34. Mercury from dental amalgam fillings: Studies on oral chelating agents.
Hibberd A, Howard M, Hunnisett A. J.Nutr & Env. Med., September 1998. Abstract
33. Age-related decreases in Chromium Levels in 51,665 Hair, Sweat and Serum Samples from 40,872 Patients – Implications for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Type II Diabetes Mellitus.
Davies S, McLaren Howard J, Hunnisett A, Howard M. Metabolism, Vol 46, No 5 (May), 1997: 469-473. Abstract
32. Micronutrient interaction in the management of patients following bone marrow transplantation.
Hunnisett AGW. PhD Thesis, Oxford Brooks University, 1996. Abstract
31. Appropriate Testing Nutritional Status. (Abstract)
Davies S, McLaren Howard J, Hunnisett A, Howard M. In: Proceedings of Optimal Nutrition for The Family, Australian Council for Responsible Nutrition and The Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Newcastle, New South Wales, 25-26 June 1995, Terrigal NSW. Abstract
30. Effective non-drug treatment of menstrual disorders and female infertility
. Davies S. Proceedings of Optimal Nutrition for The Family, Australian Council for Responsible Nutrition and Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Newcastle, New South Wales, 25-26 June 1995, Terrigal NSW. Abstract
29. Gut permeability measured by polyethylene glycol absorption in abnormal gut fermentation as compared with food intolerance.
Eaton KK, Howard M, McLaren-Howard J. J. R.Soc.Med 1995;88:63-66. Abstract
28. Urinary Beta-Alanine Excretion Is a Marker of Abnormal as well as Normal Gut Fermentation.
Eaton KK, Howard M, Hunnisett A. J.Nutr.Med. 1994;4:157-163. Abstract
27. Preventive medical laboratory assessment (Health Risk Profile) & the nutritional assessment of the cancer patient. (ABSTRACT)
Davies S. Presented at the World Congress on Cancer, Sydney, Australia. April 1994: 19. Abstract
26. Red Cell Magnesium and Glutathione Peroxidase in Infertile Women – Effects of Oral Supplementation with Magnesium and Selenium
McLaren Howard J, Davies S, Hunnisett AG.Mag. Res. 1994;7:49-57. Abstract
25. Lipoperoxides as an index of free radical activity in bone marrow transplant recipients; preliminary observations. (Abstract
) Hunnisett AG, Davies S, McLaren Howard J, Gravett PJ, Finn M, Gueret-Wardle D. Presented at the Fourth Conference on Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, Chamonix, France, April 5-9, 1993 (Full paper J Biol Trace Element Res 1995; 47: 125-132). Abstract
24. White Blood Cell Motility in M.E. and the Effect of Fluoride,
McLaren-Howard J, Interaction (The Journal of Action for M.E.)1993;14:53-54.
23. The Laboratory Detective
McLaren Howard J. Interaction (The Journal of M.E. Action) 1993 12: 12-14
22. Intestinal Dysbiosis – A Review.
McLaren Howard J. Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 1993;1:153-157. Abstract
21. A modified parenteral feeding regime for patients undergoing bone marrow transplant – an observational study. (Abstract)
Gravett PJ, Gueret-Wardle D, Finn M, Hunnisett AG, Davies S, Howard J. (Presented at the European Bone Marrow Transplant meeting. Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany January 17-21 BMT 1993;74:2409
20. Changes in plasma amino acids during conditioning therapy prior to bone marrow transplantation: their relevance to antioxidant status
Hunnisett AG, Kars A, Howard J, Davies S. Amino Acids 1993;4:177-185. Abstract
19. Magnesium and chronic fatigue syndrome (letter).
McLaren Howard J, Davies S, Hunnissett A. Lancet 1992;i:426.
18. Osteoporosis, Alkaline Phosphatase Isoenzyme Measurements and the Effect of Nutritional Supplements.(Abstract)
. Howard J, Hunnisett A, Davies S. Presented at the 3rd Bath Conference: Osteoporosis and Bone Mineral Measurement.23-26th June, 1992. In: Current Research in Osteoporosis and Bone Mineral Measurement II .Ed.: EFJ Ring, British Institute of Radiology, London.1992. Abstract
17. Magnesium and chronic fatigue syndrome
(letter), Davies S. Lancet 1991;337:1295
16. Trace Element and Vitamin efficiency in Alcoholic and Control Subjects.
Christopher C H Cook, Richard J Walden, Barrie R Graham, Carola Gillham, Stephen Davies and Brian N C Prichard Alcohol & Alcoholism,1991;26;5/6:541?48. Abstract
15. Magnesium and the body
. Howard JMH. Interaction, 1991;7:7-10.
14. Sweat lead levels in persons with high blood lead levels: lead in sweat of lead workers in the tropics.
Omokhodion FO, Howard JM. Sci. Tot. Env. 1991; 1O3:123?128. Abstract
13. Abnormal gut fermentation: Laboratory studies reveal deficiency of B vitamins, zinc and magnesium
Eaton KK, Mclaren-Howard J, Hunnisett A, Harris M. J.Nutr. Biochem. 1993;4:635-638.  Abstract
12. Abnormalities in Essential Amino Acids in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
Eaton KK, Hunnisett A. J. Nutr. Med. 1991;2:369?376. Abstract
11. A Case of Insulin Oedema Treated with Nutritional Supplements including Chromium.(Abstract
) Davies S, McLaren Howard J, Hunnisett A. Presented at the Third Conference on Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, Feb 1991, Les Deux Alpes, France.
10. A New Functional Test of Manganese Status
. Hunnisett A, Howard J, Davies S. J.Nutr.Med. 1990;1:209?15 Abstract
9. Serum, Leucocyte, Sweat and Hair Zinc Levels – a correlational Study
. Howard JMH. J.Nutr.Med. 1990;1:119-126.  Abstract
8. Magnesium Deficiency in Peripheral Vascular Disease
. Howard JMH. J.Nutr.Med. 1990;1:39-49.  Abstract
7. Gut fermentation (or the ‘Auto brewery’) Syndrome: A New Clinical Test with Initial Observations and Discussion of Clinical and Biochemical Implications
. Hunnisett A, Howard J, Davies S.J.Nutr.Med. 1990;1:33?8. Abstract
6. Mineral deficiencies and hyperactivity.
Howard J.Presented at the Hyperactive Children’s Support Group Conference. Published by HACSG, Chichester, UK, 1987. Abstract
5. Muscle Action, Trace Elements and Related Nutrients: The Myothermogram.
Howard J,In: Chazot G, Abdulla M, Arnaud P, eds. Current Trends in Trace Element Research: Proceedings of International Symposium on Trace Elements. Paris, 1987, Smith-Gordon, London,1989, pp79-85. Abstract
4. Zinc Deficiency in Children with Dyslexia: Concentrations of Zinc and other Minerals in Sweat and Hair.
Grant ECG, Howard JMH, Davies S, Chasty H, Hornsby B, Galbraith J. Brit.Med.J. 1988;296:607?609. Abstract
3. Nutritional Medicine – The Drug-Free Guide to Better Family Health
. Davies S. & Stewart A. Pan Books, London 1987 pp.543
2. Magnesium and potassium deficiencies in women with pre-menstrual syndrome.
Stewart A, Howard JMH. Mag. Bull. 1986;8:314-316.  Abstract
1. Effects of Oral Zinc Supplements on Serum, Hair and Sweat Zinc Levels in 7 Subjects
Davies S. Sci. Tot. Env.1985;42:45?48.  Abstract

Stephen Davies as co-editor of the Journal of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine formerly known as the Journal of Nutritional Medicine)

13. T.C. Chamberlin and ‘The Method of Multiple Working Hypotheses’: Its relevance to clinical medicine today.
Davies S, J.Nutr & Env Med. 1997;4:223-235. Abstract
12. Scientific and Ethical Foundations of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine. Part III: Pharmacodoxy – The Teaching of Pharmacotherapeutics as a First Line of Treatment in Clinical Medical Practice; A: Consideration of Hippocratic and Darwinian-Evolutionary Principles.
Davies S, J.Nutr & Env Med. 1997;4:219-232
11. Scientific and Ethical Foundations of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine. Part II: Further Glimpses of ‘the Higher Medicine’
. Davies S. J.Nutr. & Env Med. 1995;5:5-11
10. Journal of Nutritional Medicine Changes its Name to Journal of Nutritional & Environmental Medicine.
Davies S, Downing D et al. J.Nutr. & Env Med. 1995;3:3-4
9. Clinical Ecology (letter).
Davies S, Downing D. Brit. Med. J. 1994;308:657
8. Alternative allergy and the GMC (letter).
Davies S, Downing D. Brit.Med. J. 1993; 306: 328-329
7. Allergy: Conventional and Alternative Concepts – A Critique of the Royal College of Physicians of London’s Report.
Downing D, Davies S. J. Nutr. Med. 1992;3-4:331-349
6. Truth, Ethics and Consensus – Their Relation to Medical Progress and The Quality of Patient Care.
(Editorial). Davies S, Downing D. Nutr. Med. 1992;3:91-98
5. Scientific and Ethical Foundations of Nutritional Medicine. Part I – Evolution, Adaptation and Health.
(Editorial). Davies S. J. Nutr. Med. 1992;2:227-247
4. Nutritional Medicine: Has it a role in handicap prevention and the medical treatment of infertility including assisted ovulation, in?vitro fertilisation (IVF) and gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT)?
Davies S. J. Nutr. Med. 1990;1:251?258
3. Nutritional Flat Earthers
(Editorial) .Davies S. J. Nutr. Med. 1990;1:167?170
2. Personal Opinion – Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
. Davies S. J. Nutr. Med. 1990;1:93?94
1. Nutritional Medicine. A Step in The Right Direction?
(Editorial). Davies S, Downing D. J. Nutr. Med. 1990; 1:3-7

Pre-Biolab Publications by Stephen Davies MA, BM, BCh, FACN (before Sept. 1984)

4. Zinc Nutrition and Health
– A Review Davies S. In: Year Book of Nutritional Medicine ?1984/85. Ed J.Bland. Keats Publishing, New Canaan, Conn,1984 pp113?152
3. Assessment of Zinc Status.
Davies S. Int.Clin.Nut.Rev. 1984,4;3:122?129
2. Lead and Disease
. Davies S.Nutrition and Health 1983,2:3/4:935.
1. Hair Analysis and Selenium Shampoos
(letter) Davies SLancet 1982;ii:935.

Pre-Biolab Publications by John McLaren Howard DSc, FACN (before Sept. 1984)

4. Clinical import of small increases in serum aluminium
Howard JMH. Clin. Chem. 1984, 30; 10:1722 – 1723
3. Magnesium and zinc depletion by alcohol
Howard JMH. In: Papers presented at the symposium: Alcohol and Child Development. Institute of Alcohol Studies, 1983, 12 Caxton Street, London SW1 0QS.
2. Serum nickel in myocardial infarction
Howard JMH.Clin Chem 1980;26:10.1515
1. Chromium, wine and ischaemic heart disease
(letter). Jennings ME, Howard JMH. Lancet 1980; 8185,ii:90-91.5