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12 March 2014
Media Release: NICM is undertaking clinical research into the use of a standardised Chinese herbal medicine formula to treat vascular dementia. A Multicentre, Randomised, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Effectiveness and Safety of Sailuotong, a Standardised Chinese Herbal Medicine Formula in Patients with Vascular Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease with Cerebrovascular Disease. 

Media Release: Professor Kelvin Chan and Dr Valentina Naumovski from the National Institute of Complementary Medicine along with Dr Srinivas Nammi from the School of Science and Health are investigating how a traditional Chinese medicine, extracted from a mushroom, interacts with two common cancer drugs. The project, which is supported by UWS and PuraPharm Pty., Ltd., Australia, is part of a wider study to determine if the mushroom extract could be used as an adjunct therapy for cancer.

11 November 2013
Media Release: The opening of Chris O'Brien Lifehouse last week sees a major advancement for patients using integrative medicine in their cancer treatment. The Lifehouse LivingRoom is a purpose built integrative medicine centre that will provide supportive services, education and complementary therapy treatments that can be used in partnership with clinical care.

13 June 2013
Media Release: Professor Alan Bensoussan has been awarded the prestigious International Award for Contribution to Chinese Medicine by the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS) in Beijing.

Aug 28, 2012
Media Release: The National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NCIM) welcomes the launch of Kinghorn Cancer Centre in Sydney as a major step forward for cancer patients seeking integrated care.

Aug 16, 2012
Media Release: Traditional yoga practice has been shown to benefit elderly people with insomnia and can help to improve their mental and emotional health, according to Professor Marc Cohen from RMIT University.

June 7, 2012
Media Release: The ancient Tibetan goji berry could help fight blindness caused by long-term diabetes according to studies conducted by University of Sydney researchers.

Release date: Dec 16, 2011
Media Release: The National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) has announced at an event held in Sydney today that it has received $2.9 million in funding from philanthropic and industry supporters.

Oct 28, 2009
Media Release: Testing whether people can recover from heart surgery faster, to trialling herbal therapies alongside chemotherapy and the use of acupuncture with IVF, are among the six integrated healthcare* research grants just announced by the National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM **).

June 19, 2009
Media Release: Some of the leading lights of Australian complementary medicine research have been acknowledged at the National Institute of Complementary Medicine’s (NICM) inaugural Research Excellence Awards announced at the NICM National Symposium – Supporting Health Priorities and Industry Growth, in Brisbane today.


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