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18 December 2015
Congratulations to NICM’s Professor Caroline Smith who was awarded Researcher of the Year at today’s Western Sydney University 2015 Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Awards. Professor Caroline Smith has made a sustained and significant contribution to establishing the evidence base of acupuncture in relation to reducing the impact of illness relating to women’s health for which she is recognised as a world leader.

16 December 2016
NICM and BioCeuticals embark on a three-year joint research project, which will explore the clinical effect of herbal and nutritional supplements on cognitive function in elderly patients living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI).

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7 December 2015
Today NICM hosted the Integrative Medicine for Neurocognition and Dementia Symposium at the Park Royal Hotel, in Sydney. Bringing together leading researchers, clinicians and industry groups from Australia and China who discussed key challenges and issues relating to integrative medicine research and integrative care for dementia and cognitive problems and related mental health issues.

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5 December 2015
NICM researcher Dr Genevieve Steiner features in the December/January Issue of Prevention Magazine and NICM’s recent announcement about the new vascular dementia clinical trial has also seen NICM featured in prominent in international and national media outlets.

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5 December 2015
During November/December NICM welcomed three main delegations from China including Shineway Pharmaceutical Group (Shineway); State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SATCM) and China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences (CACMS); and the China Association of Chinese Medicine (CACM).

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2 December 2015
A warm NICM welcome to clinical trial coordinator, Dr Kellie Bilinski and PhD international scholarship student, Jessie Hao.

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Tuesday 1 December 2015 from 8am to 6.30pm Australia's National Institute of Complementary Medicine at Western Sydney University will host a Symposium to showcase integrative medicine research and promote collaborations between relevant research institutions, industry and government organisations nationally and internationally.

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30 November 2015
Over 200 Australians with dementia will soon be joining one of the nation's largest clinical trials for a Chinese herbal medicine which, in pilot studies, has been shown to be an effective treatment improving learning and memory.

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30 November
The unveiling of a commemorative plaque for the Australia – China Centre for Chinese Medicine Research and Development marked 10 years of collaborative research between NICM, the Xiyuan Hospital, and the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences.

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5 November 2015
People who practiced yoga or took natural products (dietary supplements other than vitamins and minerals) were more likely to do so for wellness reasons than to treat a specific health condition, according to analysis of data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).

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