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Clear out ‘zombie cells’ and live healthier, longer

Clear out ‘zombie cells’ and live healthier, longer NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

And do it with food, not expensive pharma medicines

Investors in biotech companies are putting billions into a new category of drugs that promise to extend the number of years you can stay healthy – and improve the quality of life in later years.

Dr Richard Miller is a leading gerontologist at the University of Michigan. In an article in New Scientist headed ‘The Age of Living Younger’, he states:

“We have proven you can slow the ageing process using drugs”.

He’s right. But Big Pharma’s expensive drugs are not the only – or even the best way. Because you can get the same result with nutrition and food.

Why does so much illness appear age-related?

The incidence of almost every debilitating chronic disease – heart disease, stroke, dementia, cancer, arthritis, vision impairment – increases suddenly around the age of 60.

But it is not related to the passing of years. It is related to accumulated, unrepaired damage to DNA and to the cells that make up our tissues and organs – causing those organs to gradually fail. The damage accumulates because the body’s cell repair mechanisms stop working properly. Prevent, limit or even reverse that damage, by boosting cell repair mechanisms, and you stay healthier for longer. But how?

Toxic dead ‘zombie’ cells need to be cleared

The trillions of cells in your body are continually turning over. They replicate and ultimately die. Indeed, an estimated 50 billion die each day!  A normal cell death occurs through a process called apoptosis, and those dead cells are usually cleared away.

Clear out ‘zombie cells’ and live healthier, longer NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

But occasionally the dead cells or debris from the dead cells is not cleared away. These are called senescent cells – cells that have suffered irreversible damage, but which have not been eliminated from the body.

Scientists sometimes refer to them as them junk or zombie cells.

Very recent research by Judith Campisi at the Buck Institute for Ageing shows that these senescent cells secret a cocktail of damaging chemicals that poison surrounding tissues and cause chronic inflammation.

We know inflammation underlies almost all age-related diseases and the Buck Institute explains how that inflammation occurs and directly links senescent cells to ageing itself and to cancer.

Lynne Cox, a biochemist at Oxford University, underlines the threat: “Senescent cells are very bad for you – they destroy the tissues around them”.

Even a small number of uncleared senescent cells trigger problems – just as a rotten strawberry in a punnet can cause the rest to go bad.

(Hold that analogy in your mind, as it will have special significance as we unravel this latest science).

The huge cost of senescent cells

A result of this damaging sequence – senescent cells poison surrounding tissues, which causes chronic inflammation, which causes multiple later life illnesses – is that the average person will live the last 12 – 18 years of their life with some sort of health issue and increasingly on medication.

This is not only distressing for the individual, but a huge cost for society. 80% of healthcare costs in the US are linked to later-life degenerative disease! It’s similar in the UK where the annual spend on healthcare is £2,892 for every man, women and child and most of that is spent on later life.

So, a drug that clears senescent cells and therefore extends healthy life span could literally save trillions.

You are likely to live a somewhat longer life – say typically to around 90
– but, importantly, stay healthy, vigorous and productive until your final year or two. As one researcher put it, perhaps too bluntly,

“We are not trying to fill care homes with geriatrics, we are trying to make sure you live actively and well to enjoy your pension to the full!”

You can see why bio-tech investors are so excited. But our interest is in doing this without Big Pharma’s expensive, patented pills.

How you can clear away senescent “zombie” cells

Clear out ‘zombie cells’ and live healthier, longer NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

If you take senescent cells from an old mouse and transplant them into a young mouse, it ages prematurely and suffers age-related diseases.

The reverse is true. In 2011 researchers at the Mayo Clinic used a drug to clear senescent cells from aged mice – and it significantly extended the time they were disease-free and enabled them to function as young mice.

Removing senescent cells “jump starts tissues’ natural repair mechanisms” as a Johns Hopkins researcher puts it.

Other studies in 2016 and 2018, including at Newcastle University, showed that a range of illnesses – from simple frailty to heart disease to osteoporosis to dementia and even to osteoarthritis – was halted or even reversed by clearing senescent cells.

As a leading researcher put it, we are now seeing:

“ … how multiple diseases of ageing are being caused buy a single underlying cause”.

It is a genuine breakthrough in understanding how healthy lifespan can be extended.

James Pickett, is head of research at the Alzheimer’s Society, and was not involved in the Mayo study. His comment:

“There hasn’t been a new dementia drug in 15 years, so it’s exciting to see the results of this promising study.”

The importance of “senolytics”

So how do we clear away senescent cells?  The answer is with senolytics – defined as molecules that seek out, destroy and eliminate senescent cells.

There are drugs that do this – like dasatinib, navitoclax and possibly the diabetes drug metformin – but none appears to work very well on their own, without being coupled with flavonoids.

Clear out ‘zombie cells’ and live healthier, longer NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

Flavonoids are a class of nutrients in fruits and vegetables that are as important to health as the vitamins and minerals that fruits and veggies also provide.

They include the pigments in plants – like resveratrol (found in grape skin, red wine, blueberries and bilberries), quercetin (found in red onions, apples, green and black tea and grapes), beta carotene, lutein and lycopene (the red pigment found in tomatoes).

Many flavonoids are linked to an anti-cancer effect, as well as being senolytic.

A flavonoid with powerful senolytic action – fisetin

But the most powerful flavonoid with senolytic activity appears to be a little-known pigment called fisetin – found in strawberries – at a level that’s 6 times higher than in the next fruit, which is apples.

Clear out ‘zombie cells’ and live healthier, longer NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

A lead researcher at the Institute on the Biology of Ageing and Metabolism at the University of Minnesota told Newsweek magazine:

“We’re looking for drugs that can kill these damaged senescent cells that are very toxic to our bodies and accumulate as we get older. It turns out that fisetin is a natural product that we were able to show very selectively and effectively kills these senescent cells.”

You’ll note that she didn’t suggest you just loaded up with strawberries. Unfortunately the default reaction from most researchers is to make a natural product into a drug!!

Another proven senolytic – nicotinamide form of Vit B3

Another proven senolytic is nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3, which unlike niacin, does not cause flushing.  Nicotinamide creates a blood chemical called NAD+, which clears DNA damage from especially mitochondrial cells – the tiny ‘energy factories’ in our cells. That should, in turn, improve energy levels.

There are already supplements on the market that combine resveratrol, quercitin and nicotinamide. But they are jumping the gun. Partly because research on quercetin and resveratrol as senolytics, on their own, is not conclusive. And partly because senolytics are not the whole story.

All-round cellular spring cleaning

To create a truly comprehensive plan that will clear senescent cells and therefore prolong health, we need to include what are called mTOR inhibitors. O.K. it’s a mouthful – but stay with me!

The mTOR pathway

mTOR is a pathway within your cells that regulates the life cycle of that cell – its growth, repair and natural death. The science is rather complicated, but the key is this.

  • mTOR senses your nutrient intake and when it senses adequate nutrients, the cell will replicate.  
  • When it is suppressed, then rather than replicating, the cell goes into repair mode.
  • When it is over-stimulated it can promote excess growth and even tumours.

So it’s a finely balanced cycle. And sometimes you’ll want to suppress or down-regulate mTOR to ensure your cell repair mechanisms are working properly.

One way to suppress mTOR is calorie restriction, which we know improves cell repair and makes organisms live longer. Which is why some people fast. But starving yourself is hardly the most attractive way to live longer!

Down-regulating mTOR to up-regulate cell repair

The key fact to remember is that to upregulate cell repair – thereby boosting health and longevity – you need to down-regulate or damp down the mTOR pathway.

Assuming fasting is not your option, there are drugs that do this – possibly including metformin. Exercise also helps suppress the mTOR pathway. But again, certain nutrients and food compounds do it.

So why risk the drugs?

Some of the most powerful, natural, mTOR inhibitors include curcumin, EGCG (an ingredient in green tea), Omega 3, olive oil, indoles (a compound in broccoli, sprouts and kale), genistein (a compound in soy with anti-cancer credentials), grapeseed extract, fisetin (again) and quercetin.

Clear out ‘zombie cells’ and live healthier, longer NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

You should note that there are also factors that can dangerously over-stimulate the mTOR pathway, notably excess protein. This makes sense – if mTOR senses excess nutrition intake, it may go into cell replication overdrive and cancer is marked by unrestricted cell replication.

Garbage disposal for old cells

The final piece of the jigsaw is that down-regulated mTOR also cleans out dead cell debris, a process called autophagy – which literally means “self-eating”.

So, although senolytic activity and autophagy are not exactly the same, you want both of them working properly to do a frequent ‘internal spring clean’. Or as one researcher puts it – “to act like a garbage disposal system for old cells”.

The summary so far

  • Cleaning out senescent cells that are dead, but still present in the body, prevents them causing toxicity which leads to inflammation and thus to many diseases that are related to age, but not caused by ageing. That includes osteoarthritis, cancer and Alzheimer’s.
  • Damping down mTOR activity encourages the process of cell repair, which otherwise becomes weaker over time. It also ensures that ‘zombie’ cells are cleared away.
  • You can liken both processes – which are vital for reducing the risk of cancer, heart disease, dementia and even arthritis, and for increasing the years in which you remain healthy – to a regular spring clean.
  • There are natural compounds that do this – including nicotinamide (vitamin B3), the flavonoids in strawberries, blueberries, turmeric (curcumin), green tea, grapeseed, green leafy vegetables, onions and garlic.

What you can do with supplements

I need to make a disclosure at this point.

I have been researching nutrition and health for over 30 years. Some years ago, when I was 60, I worked with the then Chair of the Forum on Food and Health at the Royal Society of Medicine, Dr Paul Clayton, to create a comprehensive health food supplement.  Because we knew from many surveys that a simple vitamin and mineral pill made little difference.

The multi-capsule daily health food supplement is called NutriShield.

  • It is high in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory nutrients, because we knew that oxidative free radical damage and inflammation were key causes of chronic age-related illness.
  • It includes nutrients known to boost the immune system as we know immune function can decline with age.
  • It includes nutrients that help express or ‘turn on’ genes that lead to improved health – nutrients like lutein, betaine, omega 3, folate (folic acid), genistein, curcumin and beta carotene.
  • NutriShield also includes high levels of flavonoids and key vitamins and minerals – levels found in the diets of longevity hot-spots around the world called blue zones. But these levels are hard to achieve in a typical Western diet.

It’s only recently that the importance of clearing out toxic senescent cells has been uncovered.

However, we knew about the need to down-regulate mTOR and already had many of the mTOR down-regulators in NutriShield – nutrients like curcumin, green tea, genistein, Omega 3 and grapeseed.

We included high levels of flavonoids (and nicotinamide) because they are found diets of people who stay healthy the longest. We now know they are also senolytics. The potency of fisetin as a senolytic has only recently come to prominence, so it is not yet included in NutriShield.

Add strawberries every 2 weeks

An encouraging thing from the senolytic research is that it appears you don’t need to take action every day – an occasional, probably bi-weekly, clear-out seems to work very well.

So why not add a large bowl of strawberries at least once every two weeks? That’s certainly no hardship for most people! And canned or frozen are fine out of season.

Try this healthy eating plan – it’s simple and effective

Finally, there is a PDF of a healthy eating plan you can download here.

It combines the best health and nutrition advice from amongst others, Harvard Health, UCLA, University College London and the American Cancer society.

The combination of NutriShield and the eating plan will tackle those zombie cells too!


Clear out ‘zombie cells’ and live healthier, longer NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

This article was written by Colin Rose, a Senior Associate Member of the Royal Society of Medicine, who has been writing on science for 40 years.


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Dr Paul Clayton’s best-selling book Health Defence is available from booksellers.

Read it here online or see the website www.healthdefence.com for excerpts and links to buy direct from the publisher.


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See online here for delicious recipes from the Health Defence Cookbook incorporating healthy foods featuring in a Mediterranean Diet.


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Cellular senescence and its effector programs. Salama R. et al; Genes Dev. 2014; 28: 99-114

New agents that target senescent cells: the flavone, fisetin, and the BCL-XL inhibitors, Yi Zhu, et al, Aging (Albany NY) 2017

Declining NAD(+) induces a pseudohypoxic state disrupting nuclear-mitochondrial communication during aging. Gomes AP et al, Cell. 2013 Dec 19;155(7):1624-38. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2013.11.037.

It is time to classify biological aging as a disease Sven Bulterijs, et al; Frontiers in Genetics 2015

Inhibition of PI3K/Akt/mTOR Signaling by Natural Products Shile Huang*Anticancer Agents Med Chem. 2013 Sep; 13(7): 967–970.

Senescence-associated secretory phenotypes reveal cell-nonautonomous functions of oncogenic RAS and the p53 tumor suppressor; Coppé, J. P., et al  (2008). PLoS Biology, 6(12), e301.

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10 ways to lower blood pressure naturally to meet new guidelines

What to do when your blood pressure simply won’t go down

Researchers have identified a condition called Resistant Hypertension – high blood pressure that simply doesn’t respond to medical treatment – even when a combination of drugs is used.

But a recent study from Johns Hopkins University in America shows that Resistant Hypertension can be lowered.

That’s good news when more than half the people over the age of 50 have elevated blood pressure (BP).  Unfortunately most don’t realise they have the condition, which is why it’s called

‘The silent killer’  

The health threat is obvious when a recent editorial in the Lancet calculated the risk of becoming hypertensive is greater than 90 percent for indi­viduals in developed countries!

So, if you have struggled for years to get your blood pressure under control – or are over 50 – you are wise to follow this proven way to lower BP.

Especially when a 2018 report from the National Institute of Health and Medical Research in Paris, shows that high blood pressure at 50 raises the risk of dementia in later life. ‘High’ being defined as a systolic blood pressure of 140. 

The report in the European Heart Journal explained that high blood pressure has been linked to silent mini-strokes in the brain, damage to the brain’s white matter, and restricted blood supply to the brain.

10 ways to lower blood pressure naturally to meet new guidelines NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

A 10-point plan to reduce BP naturally

Following this 10 point plan will improve your health and normalise your blood pressure, without potentially dangerous drugs – whether you are aiming to reduce your Systolic Blood Pressure to below 140 or 120.

1. Eat a DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension)

10 ways to lower blood pressure naturally to meet new guidelines NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

The eating plan known as the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) is rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products. Research shows it can lower your blood pressure by up to 14 mm Hg.

The DASH diet is also an anti-inflammatory diet which will not only lower blood pressure but defend you against a range of illnesses. See this link: https://nutrishield.com/the-science/anti-inflammatory/.

Reducing inflammation reduces hypertension. Inflammation is linked to the build-up of cholesterol on arterial walls, which narrows and restricts the blood vessels, which means that the heart has to pump harder, which increases blood pressure.

2. Reduce sugar and other carbohydrates

Insulin plays an important role in high blood pressure, as many people with hypertension have insulin resistance.

Eating sug­ars and excess carbohydrates – including bread, pasta, potatoes, or rice which are metabolised as sugars – will cause your insulin levels to remain elevated, leading to increased insulin resistance. To compensate, your body generates yet more insulin. It’s a vicious circle.

Insulin encourages the uptake of magnesium, but if your body’s insulin receptors are compromised and your cells grow resistant to insulin, you will not store magnesium effectively. That’s a problem because magnesium relaxes muscles, especially those in your arterial network. If your magnesium level is too low, your blood vessels will tend to constrict rather than relax, which will raise your blood pressure.

Insulin further affects your blood pressure by encouraging your body to retain sodium. Sodium retention causes fluid retention – which in turn causes high blood pressure.

3. Increase your Omega 3 intake

10 ways to lower blood pressure naturally to meet new guidelines NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals
Rollmop and caper bruschetta from the Health Defence Cookbook

We in the West are getting too much omega-6 in our diets and far too little omega-3. Omega 6 fatty acids – found in polyunsaturated plant oils like safflower, sunflower and corn oil – are used by the body to produce hormones that promote inflammation.

Omega 3 fatty acids (from oily fish) have the opposite effect – they are used to produce hormones that reduce inflammation – which as we’ve seen helps reduce blood pressure. Omega-3 fats have another benefit – they help to re-sensitize your insulin receptors if you suffer from insulin resistance.

Omega-3 fats are typically found in flaxseed oil, walnut oil and fish, with fish being easily the best source.

4. Lose excess pounds and watch waistline measurements

10 ways to lower blood pressure naturally to meet new guidelines NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

Weight loss is one of the most effective lifestyle changes for controlling blood pressure, because blood pressure often increases as weight increases. Losing just 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) can help reduce your blood pressure by up to 5 points.

Belly fat is especially dangerous and in general:

  • Men are at risk if their waist measurement is greater than 40 inches (102 cm).
  • Women are at risk if their waist measurement is greater than 35 inches (89 cm)

5. Less sodium and more potassium

Even a small reduction in the sodium in your diet can reduce blood pressure by between 2 to 8 mm Hg. In fact only small amounts of sodium occur naturally in foods – most sodium is added during processing. So eat fewer processed foods.

10 ways to lower blood pressure naturally to meet new guidelines NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals
Sweet potatoes are high in potassium

In cooking, add less standard table salt; replace with low-sodium, high-potassium salts or other herbs and spices.

Add extra potassium to your diet which can lessen the effects of sodium on blood pressure. Good sources of potassium are bananas, avocadoes, spinach and sweet potatoes.

6. Reduce your stress

Chronic stress is an important contributor to high blood pressure. It’s not stressful events themselves that are harmful, but your feelings of inability to cope. Studies show that people with heart disease can lower their risk of subsequent cardiac problems by over 70 percent simply by learning to manage their stress.

10 ways to lower blood pressure naturally to meet new guidelines NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

So make time for this simple but effective de-stressing deep breathing exercise which can be done anywhere, and takes a short time but brings immediate results. Click to go to Instant Relaxation exercise.

You might also want to listen to some classical music. A study at the University of Florence showed that listening for 30 minutes a day for 30 days while breathing calmly, could ‘significantly’ reduce blood pressure.

7. Be physically active regularly

Regular physical activity — at least 30 minutes on most days of the week — can lower your blood pressure by an average of  7 mm Hg.

10 ways to lower blood pressure naturally to meet new guidelines NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

The best types of exercise for lowering blood pressure include walking, jogging, cycling, swimming or dancing. Strength training also can help reduce blood pressure as it helps to reduce insulin sensitivity.

You should try to exercise to an intense level. ‘Intense’ means exerting yourself sufficiently that you are out of breath and can’t com­fortably talk to someone during your workout. Fast walking while swinging your arms is a simple way to ‘intensify’ your exercise.

8. Moderate alcohol

In small amounts, a drink can potentially lower your blood pressure by 2 to 4 mm Hg.

10 ways to lower blood pressure naturally to meet new guidelines NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

But that protective effect vanishes if you drink too much alcohol. The limit is generally one drink a day for women (and men over age 65), or two a day for men under 65. One drink equals 150ml (5 fl oz) of wine.

Drinking more than moderate amounts of alcohol can actually raise blood pressure by several points. It can also reduce the effectiveness of blood pressure medications.

Does coffee increase blood pressure? The evidence is that it may increase your BP levels short term, possibly by blocking a hormone that dilates your arteries. Drink more decaf and try hibiscus tea which has been shown to help lower BP.

9. Ensure an optimum level of vitamin D

Research shows that blood pressure is typi­cally higher in winter months than during the summer!

10 ways to lower blood pressure naturally to meet new guidelines NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

That’s because sun exposure enable your body to produce vitamin D. Lack of sunlight re­duces your vitamin D levels. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to insulin resistance and Metabolic Syndrome, a constellation of health problems that include elevated cholesterol and triglyceride levels, obesity, and high blood pressure.

Unfortunately there is abundant evidence that almost all of us in the West are well below optimum vitamin D levels – and would benefit from a vitamin D supplement in the winter. See https://nutrishield.com/category/vitamins/vitamin-d/

10. Take a well-designed daily health supplement

No one vitamin or nutrient will make a lot of difference on its own. It is a combination that can make a real difference to blood pressure levels – and health generally.

Studies indicate that vitamins C and E can be helpful in lowering blood pressure, as can calcium and magnesium.

The optimum level of vitamin C is 500mg a day – at which level there are other benefits too – including a reduction in cataract risk. Vitamin C has been shown to increase the body’s production of nitric oxide which helps keep blood vessels dilated.

The optimum level for vitamin E is 70mg a day, ideally including all the tocopherols (d-alpha, d-beta, d-gamma and d-delta) – the “family” of vitamin E compounds that are more effective than simple d-alpha vitamin E.

Omega 3 fish oil should be included at a level of 1,000mg a day. To get that level you would need to eat oily fish 3 times a week, so a supplement is wise for most people.

To which nutrients add the powerful anti-oxidant CoQ10 which, along with vitamin B6, helps dilate blood vessels. The University of Maryland examined several studies and found that supplementing with CoQ10 over 4-12 weeks could deliver a remarkable 17 point drop in systolic levels and 10 points in diastolic.

Folic acid and the lesser known nutrient betaine are also important. They reduce the level of a blood protein called homocysteine. Homocysteine makes arteries less flexible and stiff – restricting blood flow and increasing blood pressure.

Finally polyphenols – the protective compounds in fruits and vegetables and in green tea – have a role to play in reducing inflammation and hence indirectly, blood pressure.

There is a supplement that includes all these nutrients and more. It was formulated by the former Chair of the Forum on Food and Health at the Royal Society of Medicine. It’s called NutriShield Premiumwww.nutrishield.com.


When a natural approach to preventing disease is available, it is a better choice than drugs. In the case of high blood pressure, the above 10 point plan is such a choice.


10 ways to lower blood pressure naturally to meet new guidelines NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

This article was written by Colin Rose, a Senior Associate Member of the Royal Society of Medicine, who has been writing on science for 40 years.


If you enjoyed this article, please share it with family and friends. You can follow us on Facebook or Twitter for daily headline health tweets.

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Register now for a free monthly e-newsletter on the latest in nutrition and health research.


10 ways to lower blood pressure naturally to meet new guidelines NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

Dr Paul Clayton designed NutriShield as a comprehensive health supplement with OPTIMUM levels of essential nutrients. See more detail elsewhere on this site or click on the button.


10 ways to lower blood pressure naturally to meet new guidelines NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

Dr Paul Clayton’s best-selling book Health Defence is available from booksellers.

Read it here online or see the website www.healthdefence.com for excerpts and links to buy direct from the publisher.


10 ways to lower blood pressure naturally to meet new guidelines NutriShield Multi Vitamins and Minerals

See online here for delicious recipes from the Health Defence Cookbook incorporating healthy foods featuring in a Mediterranean Diet.


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Ann Intern Med, Published online January 17, 2017. Guidelines.

A Randomized Trial of Intensive versus Standard Blood-Pressure Control N Engl J Med 2015; 373:2103-2116 November 26, 2015 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1511939

Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) Trial: Design and Methods John B. Buse, MD, PhD The American Journal of Cardiology Volume 99, Issue 12, Supplement, 18 June 2007, Pages S21–S3

https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/dash
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Intracellular magnesium and insulin resistance. Takaya J1, Higashino H, Kobayashi Y. Magnes Res. 2004 Jun;17(2):126-36.