2014 Publications

Books/Book Chapters

Chan K, Poon J, Poon SK, Jiang M, Lu A. An Overview on evidence-based medicine and medical informatics in traditional Chinese medicine practice. Data Analytics for Traditional Chinese Medicine Research: Springer; 2014. p. 227-48.

Fogarty S, Madden S. A review of the use of acupuncture in the treatment of Anorexia Nervosa. In: Gramagila C, Zeppegno P, editors. New developments in Anorexia Nervosa research. New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc; 2014. p. 141-50.

Gunawardena D, Govindaraghavan S, Muench G. Anti-inflammatory properties of cinnamon polyphenols and their monomeric precursors. In: Watson RR, Preedy VR, Zibadi S, editors. Polyphenols in human health and disease The Netherlands: Elsevier Inc; 2014. p. 409-25. 

Madden S, Fogarty S, Smith C. Alternative and complementary therapies in the treatment of eating disorders, addictions and substance use disorders. In: Brewerton TD, Dennis AB, editors. Eating disorders, addictions and substance use disorders: Research, clinical and treatment perspectives. Berlin; Heidelberg: Springer; 2014. p. 625-47.

Nammi S, Sun YT, Chang D. Effects of ginger on metabolic syndrome: A review of evidence. In: Ghosh D, Bagchi D, Konishi T, editors. Clinical aspects of functional foods and neutraceuticals. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 2015. p. 381-98.

van der Kooy F. Reverse pharmacology and drug discovery: Artemisia annua and its anti-HIV activity. In: Aftab T, Ferreira JFS, Khan MMA, Naeem M, editors. Artemisia annua - Pharmacology and biotechnology. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag; 2014. p. 249-67. 

Journal Articles

Arentz S, Abbott JA, Smith CA, Bensoussan A. Herbal medicine for the management of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and associated oligo/amenorrhoea and hyperandrogenism: A review of the laboratory evidence for effects with corroborative clinical findings. BMC Complem Altern M. 2014;14:511. DOI: 10.1186/1472-6882-14-511.

Arentz S, Smith CA, Abbott JA, Bensoussan A. A survey of the use of complementary medicine by a self-selected community group of Australian women with polycystic ovary syndrome. BMC Complem Altern M. 2014;14:472. DOI: 10.1186/1472-6882-14-472.

Besch J. Using a client survey to support continuous improvement: An Australian case study in managing change. Research Management Review. 2014;20(1):1-10. 

Besch J, Boon S, Bensoussan A. The national institute of complementary medicine: Past, present, future Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine. 2014;26(4):141-3. 

Betts D, Dahlen HG, Smith CA. A search for hope and understanding: An analysis of threatened miscarriage internet forums. Midwifery. 2014 in press. DOI: 10.1016/j.midw.2013.12.011. 

Betts D, Smith C, Dahlen H. "Well I'm safe because…"—Acupuncturists managing conflicting treatment recommendations when treating threatened miscarriage: A mixed-methods study. J Altern Complem Med. 2014;October:1-8. DOI: 10.1089/acm.2014.0139.

Braidy N, Gai WP, Xu YH, Sachdev P, Guillemin GJ, Jiang XM, et al. Alpha-synuclein transmission and mitochondrial toxicity in primary human foetal enteric neurons in vitro. Neurotox Res. 2014;25(2):170-82.  

Braun L. Complementary Medicine: Show us the money. Australian Journal of Pharmacy. 2014;95(1127):16-8.

Braun L. Risky business—Or is it? Risk perception and integrative medicine. Advances in Integrative Medicine. 2014;1(1):48-51.

Braun L, Harris J, Katris P, Cain M, Dhillon H, Koczwara B, et al. Clinical Oncology Society of Australia position statement on the use of complementary and alternative medicine by cancer patients. Asia-Pac J Clin Onco. 2014.

Cao H, Li X, Yan X, Wang NS, Bensoussan A, Liu J. Cupping therapy for acute and chronic pain management: A systematic review of randomized clinical trials. Journal of Traditional Chinese Medical Sciences. 2014;1(1):49-61. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcms.2014.11.003.

Chan DKY, Levi C, Cordato D, O'Rourke F, Chen J, Redmond H, et al. Health service management study for stroke: A randomized controlled trial to evaluate two models of stroke care. International Journal of Stroke. 2014.  

Chan K, Zhang HW, Lin ZX. Treatments used in complementary and alternative medicine. Side Effects of Drugs Annual. 2014;36:717-24. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-63407-8.00048-4.

Chan K. Understanding interactions between Chinese medicines and pharmaceutical drugs in integrative healthcare. Chin J Integr Med. 2014;21(2):83-9. DOI: 10.1007/s11655-014-1794-y.

Chang D, Bensoussan A. Pharmacokinetics and brain distribution of ginkgolides after administration of Sai-Lao-Tong. Modernization of Traditional Medicine and Materia Materia. 2014;16(7):1458-64. DOI: 10.11842/wst.2014.07.003.

Cheema BS, Chan D, Fahey P, Atlantis E. Effect of progressive resistance training on measures of skeletal muscle hypertrophy, muscular strength and health-related quality of life in patients with chronic kidney disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports Med. 2014;in press. DOI: 10.1007/s40279-014-0176-8.

Cheema BS, Kilbreath SL, Fahey PP, Delaney GP, Atlantis E. Safety and efficacy of progressive resistance training in breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014;148:249-68. DOI: 10.1007/s10549-014-3162-9.

Cheema BS, Robergs RA, Askew CD. Exercise physiologists emerge as allied healthcare professionals in the era of non-communicable disease pandemics: A report from Australia, 2006-2012. Sports Med. 2014;in press. DOI: 10.1007/s40279-014-0173-y.

Cheema BS, Vizza L, Swaraj S. Progressive resistance training in polycystic ovary syndrome: Can pumping iron improve clinical outcomes? Sports Med. 2014;44(9):1197-207. DOI: 10.1007/s40279-014-0206-6.

Chui SH, Chow FC, Szeto YT, Chan K, Lam CWK. A case series of acupuncture treatment for female infertility with some cases supplemented with Chinese medicines. Eur J Integr Med. 2014;6(3):337-41. DOI: 10.1016/j.eujim.2014.03.007.

Cochrane S, Smith CA, Possamai-Inesedy A, Bensoussan A. Acupuncture and women's health: An overview of the role of acupuncture and its clinical management in women's reproductive health. Int J Womens Health. 2014;6:313-25. DOI: 10.2147/IJWH.S38969.

Fogarty S, Waldron DC, McIntire N. A case series: How do patients with an eating disorder, seeking acupuncture treatment present (patterns of disharmony), and how are they treated? Acupuncture and Related Therapies. 2014;2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.arthe.2014.08.002

Fogarty S, Ramjan LM. Practice guidelines for acupuncturists using acupuncture as an adjunctive treatment for Anorexia Nervosa. Complement Ther Med. 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.ctim.2014.12.007. In Press.

Fogarty S. Massage treatment and medial tibial stress syndrome; A commentary to provoke thought about the way massage therapy is used in the treatment of MTSS. Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies. 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2014.11.003. In Press

Grant S, Bensoussan A. The process of care in integrative health care settings - a qualitative study of US practices BMC Complem Altern Med. 2014;14 (1 ):410. DOI: 10.1186/1472-6882-14-410

Grant LE, Cochrane S. Acupuncture for the mental and emotional health of women undergoing IVF treatment: A comprehensive review. AJACM. 2014;9(1):5-12.

Gu S, Yang AW, Li CG, Lu CL, Xue CC. Topical application of Chinese Herbal Medicine for Atopic Eczema: A systematic review with a meta-analysis. Dermatology. 2014;228(4):294-302. DOI: 10.1159/000360526

Gunawardena D, Bennett L, Shanmugam K, King K, Williams R, Zabaras D, et al. Anti-inflammatory effects of five commercially available mushroom species determined in lipopolysaccharide and interferon-y activated murine macrophages. Food Chem. 2014;148(2014):92-6. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2013.10.015. 

Ip PSP, Tsim KWK, Chan K, Bauer R. Application of complementary and alternative medicine on neurodegenerative disorders 2013. Evid-based Compl Alt. [Editorial]. 2014;2014. DOI: 10.1155/2014/463929. 

Jadeja R, Devkar RV, Nammi S. Herbal medicines for the treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: Current scenario and future prospects. Evid-Based Compl Alt. 2014. DOI: 10.1155/2014/648308.

Kam A, Li KM, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Nammi S, Chan K, G.Q. L. Gallic acid protects against endothelial injury by restoring the depletion of DNA methyltransferase 1 and inhibiting proteasome activities. Int J Cardiol. 2014;171(2):231-42. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.12.020.

Levett K, Smith C, Dahlen H, Bensoussan A. Acupuncture and acupressure for pain management in labour and birth: A critical narrative review of current systematic review evidence. Complem Ther Med. 2014;22(3):523–40. DOI: 10.1016/j.ctim.2014.03.011. 

Levett K, Roberts C, Simpson J, Morris J. Site specific predictors of successful recruitment to a perinatal clinical trial. Clin Trials. 2014:2014.  DOI: 10.1177/1740774514543539

Li Y, Tran VH, Kota BP, Nammi S, Duke CC, Roufogalis BD. Preventative effect of Zingiber officinale on insulin resistance in a high-fat high-carbohydrate diet-fed rat model and its mechanism of action. Basic Clin Pharmacol. 2014;115(2):209-15. DOI: 10.1111/bcpt.12196.

Mouton J, van der Kooy F. Identification of cis- and trans- melilotoside within an Artemisia annua tea infusion. European Journal of Medicinal Plants. 2014;4(1):52-63

Pan SY, Litscher G, Chan K, Yu ZL, Chen HQ, Ko KM. Traditional medicines in the world: Where to go next? Evid-based Compl Alt. 2014;2014:1-4. DOI: 10.1155/2014/739895.

Pearson JL, Lee S, Suresh H, Low M, Nang M, Singh S, et al. The liquid chromatographic determination of chlorogenic and caffeic acids in Xu Duan (Dipsacus asperoides) raw herb. ISRN Analytical Chemistry. 2014;2014. DOI: 10.1155/2014/968314.

 Pumpa KL, Fallon KE, Bensoussan A, Papalia S. The effects of topical Arnica on performance, pain and muscle damage after intense eccentric exercise. Eur J Sport Sci. 2014;14(3):1-7. DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2013.829126. 

Reichel F, Clegg JK, Gloe K, Gloe K, Weigand JJ, Reynolds JK, et al. Self-assembly of an imidazolate-bridged feIII/cuII heterometallic cage. Inorg Chem. 2014.  

Rowlands DS, Page RA, Sukala WR, Giri M, Ghimbovschi SD, Hayat I, Cheema BS, Lys I, Leikis M, Sheard PW, Wakefield S, Breier B, Hathout Y, Brown K, Marathi R, Orkunoglu-Suer FE, Devaney JM, Leiken B, Many G, Krebs J, Hopkins WG, Hoffman EP. Multi-omic integrated networks connect DNA methylation and miRNA with skeletal muscle plasticity to chronic exercise in Type 2 diabetic obesity. Physiol Genomics. 2014;46(20):747-65. DOI: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00024.2014

Smith C, Fogarty S, Touyz S, Madden S, Buckett G, Hay P. Acupuncture and acupressure and massage health outcomes for patients with Anorexia Nervosa: Findings from a pilot randomized controlled trial and patient interviews. J Altern Complem Med. 2014;20(2):103-12. DOI: 10.1089/acm.2013.0142.

Smith CA, Betts D. The practice of acupuncture and moxibustion to promote cephalic version for women with a breech presentation: Implications for clinical practice and research. Complementary Ther Med. 2014;22(1):75-80. DOI: 10.1016/j.ctim.2013.12.005. 

Smith CA, Coyle ME, de Lacey S, Johnson NP. Evidence-based research and practice: attitudes of reproduction nurses, counsellors and doctors. Reprod Biomed Online. 2014;29:3-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.rbmo.2014.03.014.

Smith CA, Armour M, Betts D. Treatment of women's reproductive health conditions by Australian and New Zealand acupuncturists. Complement Ther Med. 2014;22(4):710-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.ctim.2014.06.001.

Smith CA, Pirotta M, Kilbreath S. A feasibility study to examine the role of acupuncture to reduce symptoms of lymphoedema after breast cancer: a randomised controlled trial. Acupunct Med. 2014. DOI: 10.1136/acupmed-2014-010593.

Steiner GZ, Barry RJ. The mechanism of dishabituation. Front Integr Neurosci. 2014;8:1-8. DOI: 10.3389/fnint.2014.00014.

Su Y, Wang Q, Wang C, Chan K, Sun Y, Kuang H. The treatment of Alzheimer's disease using Chinese medicinal plants: From disease models to potential clinical applications. J Ethnopharmacol. 2014;152(3):403-23. DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2013.12.053.

Su CX, Wang LQ, Grant SJ, Liu JP. Chinese herbal medicine for cancer-related fatigue: A systematic review of randomized clinical trials. J Altern Complem Med. 2014;20(5):A63-A. DOI: 10.1089/acm.2014.5164.abstract. 

Taylor P, Pezzullo L, Grant SJ, Bensoussan A. Cost-effectiveness of acupuncture for chronic nonspecific low back pain. Pain Pract. [Systematic Review]. 2014;14(7):599-606. DOI: 10.1111/papr.12116.

van der Kooy F, Yergey A, Venkataya B, Pearson J, Torres A, Li CG, et al. Sensitivity of NMR-based metabolomics in drug discovery from medicinal plants. Eur J Med Plants. 2014;5(2):191-203. DOI: 10.9734/EJMP/2015/13747

Wang Q, Wang C, Shu Z, Chan K, Huang S, Li Y, et al. Valeriana amurensis improves Amyloid-beta 1.42 induced cognitive deficit by enhancing cerebral cholinergic function and protecting the brain neurones from apoptosis in mice. J Ethnopharmacol. 2014. DOI: 1:1016/j-jep.2013.11.017.

Wang P, Li CG, Qi ZT, Ding SZ. Acute exercise induced mitochondrial H2O2 production in mouse skeletal muscle: Association with p66Shc and FOXO3 signaling and antioxidant enzymes. Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2014.

Wang P, Li CG, Qi ZT, Ding SZ. Roles of c-microRNAs in exercised-induced phenotype change of skeletal muscle. China Sport Science. 2014;9:66-71. DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1000-677X.2014.09.010.

Witt CM, Shelly RW, Grant S, Lauer MS, Tunis S, Berman BM. What can comparative effectiveness research contribute to integrative health in international perspective? 2014;20(11):874-80. DOI: 10.1089/acm.2014.0073.

Wong KH, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Li KM, Li GQ, Chan K. Differentiating Puerariae Lobatae Radix and Puerariae Thomsonii Radix using HPTLC coupled with multivariate classification analyses. J Pharmaceut Biomed. 2014;95:11-9. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpba.2014.02.007.

Yao MJ, Zhang P, Song WT, Xu L, Bensoussan A, Chang D, et al. Effect of Tongluo Qingnao injection on Glutamate and GABA in cerebral microdialysis samples of ischemia/reperfusion on rats Chinese Journal of Experimental Traditional Medical Formulae. 2014;20(12):136-40.

Yeung A, Kiat H, Denniss A, Cheema B, Bensoussan A, Machliss B, et al. Randomised controlled trial of a 12 week yoga intervention on negative affective states, cardiovascular and cognitive function in post-cardiac rehabilitation patients. BMC Complem Altern M. 2014;14(1):411. DOI: 10.1186/1472-6882-14-411.

Zhang Y, Lin L, Ren C, Lin C, Liu J, Chang D, Bensoussan A. Pharmacokinetics and brain distribution of ginkgolides after administration of Sai-Luo-Tong. Modernization of Traditional Medicine and Materia Materia. 2014;16(7):1458-64. DOI: 10.11842/wst.2014.07.003.

Zhang Z, Liang Y, Peishan X, Chau F, Chan K. Chromatographic fingerprinting and chemometric techniques for quality control of herb medicines. Data Analytics for Traditional Chinese Medicine Research: Springer; 2014. p. 133-53.


Alqahtani A, K.M. L, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Chan K, Li G. Evaluation of genetic and chemical diversity of Australian Centella species (Poster). 35th Annual Genome Conference 2014; 16 -18 February, 2014; Mantra Lorne, Victoria, Australia 2014.

Arentz S, Smith C, Abbott J, Bensoussan A. The effectiveness of herbal medicine plus a lifestyle intervention for oligo/amenorrhoea in women with PCOS: A randomised controlled trial. ASPIRE (Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproductive Endocrinology); 4-6 April 2014; Brisbane, Australia: Fertility Society of Australia; 2014.

Bensoussan A. Building an integrative medicine research environment.  The International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (IRCIMH); 13-16 May 2014; Miami, Florida 2014. (Keynote speaker)

Briggs D. Regulation of herbal medicines: challenges and opportunities. The Second Hong Kong Polytechnic University Botanical Symposium 13-14 October, 2014; Hong Kong SAR, China 2014.

Briggs D. Issues in the regulation of herbal medicines: an Australian perspective. 2014 Shanghai International Conference on Traditional Chinese Medicine and Natural medicine,; 16-17 October 2014; Shanghai, China 2014.

Grant S, Chang D, Schnyer R, Fahey P, Bensoussan A. Improving inter-rater reliability of TCM diagnosis through the use of biomarkers and other methods (Poster).  The International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (IRCIMH); 13-16 May 2014; Miami, Florida 2014.

Hunter J, Bensoussan A. Developing a decision matrix for integrating traditional and complementary medicines. Emerging Health Policy Research Conference Program; 2 October, 2014; Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney2014.

Li X, Zhu X, Ren J, Zhou X, Liu J, Bensoussan A. Impact of Chinese herbal medicine on survival relapse and metastasis in women with breast cancer: A systematic review of randomised controlled trial (Poster).  The International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (IRCIMH); 13-16 May 2014  Miami, Florida 2014.  

Levett K, Smith C, Dahlen H, Bensoussan A. The Complete Birth Study.  Results from a mixed methods study (Extended oral presentation).  19th Annual Conference of the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand; Perth, Australia 2014. 

Levett KM, Smith CA, Dahlen HG, Bensoussan A. Complementary therapies for labour and birth: Results from a mixed methods study.  PSANZ Annual Conference 2014; Perth, Australia 2014.

Low MN, Chang D, Khoo C, Li CG, Chan K, Nang M, et al. Pharmacokinetic study of a standardised herbal extract of Diospyros kaki Leaves in rats. RACI Natural Products Chemistry Group Annual One Day Symposium; 3rd October 2014; Charles Sturt University Convention Centre, Wagga Wagga 2014.

Penman S. Lifestyle medicine: Writing and supporting a lifestyle prescription. Australian Disease Management Association Seminar 'Primary and Secondary Prevention of Chronic Disease'; 28 March 2014; Alfred Hospital, Melbourne 2014.

Penman S, Bensoussan A, Christensen H, Molodysky E. Development and evaluation of an online comprehensive lifestyle change intervention for common risk factor reduction in the prevention and management of Type 2 Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Disease (Poster). Australian Disease Management Association 10th Annual National Conference; 11-12 September 2014; Melbourne Convention Centre 2014.

Razmovski-Naumovski V, Chan K. The quality, safety and efficacy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Australia- the JCTCM program. World Congress on Aromatic and Medicinal Plants (WOCMAP)/29th International Horticultural Congress; 17-20 August, 2014; Brisbane, Australia 2014.

Singh A, Gaborieau M, Castignolles P, Chan K, Razmovski-Naumovski V. Molecular characterisation of konjac glucomannan (Oral poster). World Congress on Aromatic and Medicinal Plants (WOCMAP)/29th International Horticultural Congress; 17-20 August, 2014; Brisbane, Australia 2014.

Truong J, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Khoo C, Chan K. Quality control of processed Chinese Materia Medica using Zingiberis Rhizoma as a case study (Poster). 5th FIP Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress 2014; 13-16 April, 2014; Melbourne, Australia 2014.

Truong J, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Zhou X, Khoo C, Chan K. A comparative study on the antioxidant activity of Zingiberis Rhizoma raw herb and granule (Poster). 3rd Annual Meeting of The Good Practice in TCM Research (GPTCM) Association 18-19 July, 2014; Nanjing, China 2014.

Zhou X, Kam A, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Chan K. Aqueous extracts of Danshen-Sanqi herb-pair inhibit lipopolysaccharide- induced nitric oxide release in RAW264.7 macrophage cells through the PI3K pathway (Poster). 13th Meeting of Consortium for Globalization of Chinese Medicine (CGCM) 27-29 August, 2014; Beijing, China 2014.

Zhou X, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Chan K. Synergistic study of Salvia Miltiorrhizae Radix & Rhizoma (Danshen) and Notoginseng Radix (Sanqi) combinations for inhibiting nitric oxide production in RAW 264.7 cells (Poster). 5th FIP Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress 2014; 13-16 April, 2014; Melbourne, Australia 2014.

Zhou X, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Kam A, Chan K. Synergistic activity of Dihydrotanshinone I and Ginsenoside Rd combinations in inhibiting tumour necrosis factor-alpha production in RAW264.7 cells (Poster). 3rd Annual Meeting of The Good Practice in TCM Research (GPTCM) Association; 18-19 July, 2014; Nanjing, China 2014.