2015 Publications


Books

Braun L, Cohen M. Herbs and natural supplements: An evidence-based guide (4th ed.): Churchill Livingstone; 2015.

Book Chapters

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.

Journal Articles

Alqahtani A, Tongkao-On W, Li KM, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Chan K, Li GQ. Seasonal variation of triterpenes and phenolic compounds in Australian Centella asiatica (L.) Urb Phytochem Analysis. 2015;26(6):436-43. DOI: 10.1002/pca.2578.

Atlantis E, Cheema BS. Effect of audience response system technology on learning outcomes in health students and professionals: an updated systematic review. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare. 2015;13(1):3-8.

Barr K, Smith C, A., De Lacey SL. Participation in a randomised controlled trial of acupuncture as an adjunct to in vitro fertilisation: the views of study patients and acupuncturists. Eur J Integr Med. 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.eujim.2015.10.006.

Barry RJ, De Blasio FM, Bernat EM, Steiner GZ. Event-related EEG time-frequency PCA and the orienting reflex to auditory stimuli. Psychophysiology. 2015;52(4):555-61. DOI: 10.1111/psyp.12376.

Bensoussan A, Kellow JE, Bourchier SJ, Fahey P, Shim L, Malcolm A, et al. Efficacy of a Chinese herbal medicine in providing adequate relief of constipation-predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A randomized controlled trial. Clin Gastroenterol H. 2015;13:1946-54. DOI: 10.1016/j.cgh.2015.06.022.

Bensoussan A, Lee S, Murray C, Bourchier S, van der Kooy F, Pearson J, et al. Choosing chemical markers for quality assurance of complex herbal medicines. Development and application of the Herb MaRS criteria. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2015;97(6). DOI: 10.1002/cpt.100.

Bodeker G. Herbs for wellness: Key drivers in the new US$3.4 trillion global wellness industry. NWPF Update. 2015:1-6.

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

Cao H, Yang G, Wang Y, Liu JP, Smith CA, Luo H, et al. Complementary therapies for acne vulgaris. Cochrane DB Syst Rev. 2015(1):1-139. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009436.pub2.

Cao H, Han M, Zhu X, Liu J. An overview of systematic reviews of clinical evidence for cupping therapy (In Press). Journal of Traditional Chinese Medical Sciences.1-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcms.2014.11.012.

Chan K, Hu X-Y, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Robinson N. Challenges and opportunities of integrating traditional Chinese medicine into mainstream medicine: A review of the current situation. Eur J Integr Med. 2015;7(1):67-75. DOI: 10.1016/j.eujim.2014.12.006.

Chan K, Zhang H, Lin ZX. An overview on adverse drug reactions to traditional Chinese medicines. Brit J Clin Pharmaco. 2015. DOI: 10.1111/bcp.12598. Available from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.co

Chang D, Steiner G, Yeung A, De Blasio F, Pipingas A, Scholey A, et al. Sailuotong (SLT), a standardised Chinese herbal medicine formula, enhances working memory in healthy adults: a pilot study. Integrative Medicine Research. 2015;4(1):14. DOI: 10.1016/j.imr.2015.04.322.

Cheema BS, Davies TB, Stewart M, Papalia S, Atlantis E. The feasibility and effectiveness of high-intensity boxing training versus moderate-intensity brisk walking in adults with abdominal obesity: A pilot study. BMC Sport Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2015;7(3). DOI: 10.1186/2052-1847-7-3.

de Manincor M, Bensoussan A, Smith C, Fahey P, Bourchier S. Establishing key components of yoga interventions for reducing depression, anxiety and improving well-being: a Delphi method study. BMC Complem Altern M. 2015;15(85):1-10. DOI: 10.1186/s12906-015-0614-7.

Ens EJ, Pert P, Clarke PA, Budden M, Clubb L, Doran B, et al. Indigenous biocultural knowledge in ecosystem science and management: Review and insight from Australia. Biol Conserv. 2015;181:133-49. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2014.11.008.

Fan X, Wang J, Hou J, Lin C, Bensoussan A, Chang D, et al. Berberine alleviates ox-LDL induced inflammatory factors by up-regulation of autophagy via AMPK/mTOR signaling pathway. J Transl Med. 2015;13(92):1-11. DOI: 10.1186/s12967-015-0450-z.

Fogarty S, Ramjan LM. Practice guidelines for acupuncturists using acupuncture as an adjunctive treatment for Anorexia Nervosa. Complement Ther Med. 2015, 23:1. DOI: 10.1016/j.ctim.2014.12.007. 

Fogarty S, Smith CA. Evaluating research information on practitioner websites describing the use of acupuncture as an adjunct to IVF. Eur J Integr Med. 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.eujim.2015.07.025. 

Ghelani H, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Kyada AV, Parekh HS, Li GQ, Nammi S. Myoglobin and low density lipoprotein glycation in cardiac complications of diabetes: Current perspectives and therapeutic options. Indian J Med Res. 2015. (In Press)

Glew PJ, Hillege SP, Salamonson Y, Dixon K, Good A, Lombardo L. Predictive validity of the post-enrolment English language assessment tool for commencing undergraduate nursing students. Nurs Educ Today. 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2015.04.012.

Grant SJ, Smith CA, Ac L, de Silva N, Su C. Defining the quality of acupuncture: The case of acupuncture for cancer-related fatigue. Integr Cancer Ther. 2015:1-13. DOI: 10.1177/1534735415572879.

Grant S, Frawley J, Bensoussan A. Process of care in outpatient integrative healthcare facilities: a systematic review of clinical trials. BMC Health Serv Res. 2015;15(1):322-40. DOI: 10.1186/s12913-015-0976-z.

Gunawardena D, Karunaweera N, Lee S, van der Kooy F, Harman DG, Raju R, et al. Anti-inflammatory activity of cinnamon (C. zeylanicum and C. cassia) extracts – identification of E-cinnamaldehyde and o-methoxy cinnamaldehyde as the most potent bioactive compounds. Food Funct. 2015. DOI: 10.1039/C4FO00680A

Hamid K, Alqahtani A, Kim MS, Cho JL, Cui PH, Li CG, et al. Tetracyclic triterpenoids in herbal medicines and their biological activities in diabetes and its complications. Curr Top Med Chem. 2015;15(23):2406-30.

Hewett ZL, Cheema BS, Pumpa KL, Smith CA. The effects of Bikram Yoga on health: Critical review and clinical trial recommendations. Evid-Based Complem Alt. 2015;2015:1-13. DOI: 10.1155/2015/428427.

Hnit SST, Xie C, Yao M, Holst J, Bensoussan A, De Souza P, et al. p27Kip1 signaling: Transcriptional and post-translational regulation. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2015;68:9-14. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocel.2015.08.005.

Jadeja R, Devkar RV, Nammi S. Hepatoprotective potential of herbal medicine. Evid-Based Compl Alt. [Editorial]. 2015;2015.

Jia W, Lu A, Chan K, Gustafsson MG, Liu P. Translational research in complementary and alternative medicine 2014 (editorial). Evid-Based Compl Alt. 2015;2015:1-2. DOI: 10.1155/2015/427508.

Kam A, Li KM, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Nammi S, Chan K, Grau GE, et al. Curcumin reduces tumour necrosis factor-enhanced annexin V-positive microparticle release in human vascular endothelial cells. J Pharm Pharm Sci. 2015;18(4):424-33.

Kam A, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Zhou X, Truong J, Chan K. Nucleoside transport inhibition by dipyridamole prevents angiogenesis impairment by homocysteine and adenosine. J Pharm Pharm Sci. 2015;18(5):871-81. DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2011.08.039.

Kam A, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Zhou X, Troung J, Chan K. Nucleoside transport inhibition by Dipyridamole prevents angiogenesis impairment by homocysteine and adenosine. J Pharm Pharm Sci. 2015;18(5):871-81.

Karamacoska D, Barry RJ, Steiner GZ, de Blasio FM. Clarifying the sequential processes involved in a cued continuous performance test. Psychophysiology. 2015;52(1):67-80. DOI: 10.1111/psyp.12286.

Klupp NL, Chang D, Hawke F, Kiat H, Cao H, Grant SJ, et al. Ganoderma lucidum mushroom for the treatment of cardiovascular risk factors (Review). Cochrane DB Syst Rev. 2015;2015(2):1-54. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007259.pub2.

Krishna SM, Seto SW, Jose RJ, Biros E, Moran CS, Wang Y, et al. A peptide antagonist of thrombospondin-1 promotes abdominal aortic aneurysm progression in the angiotensin II-infused apolipoprotein-E-deficient mouse. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2015 35(2):389-98. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.114.304732

Levett K, Smith CA, Bensoussan A, Dahlen H, Schmied V. The complete birth study: Complementary therapies for labour and birth: Can we reduce epidural rates in first time mothers? Super Midwives - Making a Difference, Australian College of Midwives, 19th Biennial Conference; 5-8 October, 2015; Gold Coast, Australia. Women and Birth: 28, S27; 2015. DOI:10.1016/j.wombi.2015.07.092

Li L, Saigo N, Zhang Y, Fanna DJ, Shepherd ND, Clegg JK, et al. A large spin-crossover [Fe4L4]8+ tetrahedral cage. J Mater Chem C. 2015;3(20):7878-82. DOI: 10.1039/c5tc00991j.

Li WJ, Yang J, Zhu XS, Li SC, Ho PCL. Correlation between tea consumption and prevalence of hypertension among Singaporean Chinese residents aged 40 years and above. Journal of Human Hypertension. 2015;30:11-7. DOI: 10.1038/jhh.2015.45.

Low M, Khoo CS, Münch G, Govindaraghavan S, Sucher NJ. An in vitro study of anti-inflammatory activity of standardised Andrographis paniculata extracts and pure andrographolide. BMC Complem Altern Med. 2015;15(18):1-9. DOI: 10.1186/s12906-015-0525-7.

Luo CP, Liu XH, Zhou X, Guo JY, Truong J, Wang XY, et al. Unusual biosynthesis and structure of Locillomycins from Basillus subtilis 916. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015;81(19):6601-9. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01639-15.

McKeon C, Smith CA, Gibbons K, Hardy J. EA versus sham acupuncture and no acupuncture for the control of acute and delayed chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: a pilot study. Acupunct Med. Online May 27, 2015. DOI: 10.1136/acupmed-2015-010781.

McPherson L, Cochrane S, Zhu XSSp. Current usage of traditional Chinese medicine in the management of breast cancer: A practitioner's perspective. Integr Cancer Ther. 2015;Sept. DOI: 10.1177/1534735415607656.

Moxon JV, Behl-Gilhotra R, Morton SK, Krishna SM, Seto SW, Biros E, et al. Plasma low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 1 concentration is not associated with human abdominal aortic aneurysm presence. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2015:1-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2015.06.023.

Mushtaq MY, Marçal RM, Champagne DL, Van Der Kooy F, Verpoorte R, Choi YH. Effect of acute stresses on zebra fish (danio rerio) metabolome measured by nmr-based metabolomics. Planta Med. 2014;80(14):1227-33. DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1382878.

Naz T, Packer J, Yin P, Brophy JJ, Wohlmuth H, Renshaw DE, et al. Bioactivity and chemical characterisation of Lophostemon suaveolens – an endemic Australian Aboriginal traditional medicinal plant. Nat Prod Res. 2015. DOI: 10.1080/14786419.2015.1038260.

Packer J, Naz T, Harrington D, Jamie JF, Vemulpad SR, Yaegl Community Elders. Antimicrobial activity of customary medicinal plants of the Yaegl Aboriginal community of northern New South Wales, Australia: a preliminary study. BMC Res Notes. 2015;8(276):1-7. DOI: 10.1186/s13104-015-1258-x

Pan SY, Litscher G, Chan K, Yu ZL, Chen HQ, Ko KM. Traditional medicines in the world: Where to go next? (Editorial) Evid-based Complem Altern M. 2015;2015. DOI: 10.1155/2014/739895.

Pert PL, Ens EJ, Locke J, Clarke PA, Packer JM, Turpin G. An online spatial database of Australian Indigenous Biocultural Knowledge for contemporary natural and cultural resource management. Sci Total Environ. 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.01.073. (In Press)

Poon CC, Li RW, Seto SW, Kong SK, Ho HP, Hoi MP, et al. In vitro vitamin K2 and 1α,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 combination enhances osteoblasts anabolism of diabetic mice. Eur J Pharmacol. 2015;767:30-40. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2015.09.048.

Seto SW, Kiat H, Lee SMY, Bensoussan A, Sun YT, Hoi MPM, et al. Zebrafish models of cardiovascular diseases and their applications in herbal medicine research. Eur J Pharmacol. 2015;768:77-86. doi: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2015.10.031.

Seto SW, Yang GY, Kiat H, Bensoussan A, Kwan YW, Chang D. Diabetes Mellitus, cognitive impairment, and traditional Chinese medicine. Int J Endocrinol. 2015;2015:1-14. DOI: 10.1155/2015/810439.

Thounaojam MC, Nammi S, Jadeja R. Natural products for the treatment of obesity, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes 2014. Evid-Based Compl Alt. [Editorial]. 2015;2015. DOI: 10.1155/2015/392681.

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. 2015;5(2):191-203. DOI: 10.9734/EJMP/2015/13747.

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. 2015;2015:1-10. DOI: 10.1155/2015/536456.

Wang Y, Emeto T, Lee J, Marshman L, Moran C, Seto S, et al. Mouse models of intracranial aneurysm. Brain Pathology. 2015;25(3):237-47.

Williamson EM, Chan K, Xu Q, Nachtergael A, Bunel V, Zhang L, et al. Evaluating the safety of herbal medicines: Integrated toxicological approaches. The art and science of traditional medicine Part 2: Multidisciplinary approaches for studying traditional medicine. 2015;347(6219 ):S47-S9. DOI: 10.1126/science.347.6219.337-c

Wong KH, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Li KM, Li GQ, Chan K. Comparing morphological, chemical and anti-diabetic characteristics of Puerariae Lobatae Radix and Puerariae Thomsonii Radix. J Ethnopharmacol. 2015;164:53-63. DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2014.12.050.

Wong KH, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Li KM, Li GQ, Chan K. The quality control of two Pueraria species using Raman spectroscopy coupled with partial least squares analysis. J Raman Spectrosc. 2015. DOI: 10.1002/jrs.4652.

Xu YL, Chen XY, Chen X, Bian WH, Zhu XS, Chen JJ. San-huang Decoction induces apoptosis of breast cancer cells through regulating aurora kinase A. Journal of Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. 2015;31(5):469-74

Yang WC, Chang CLT, Li CR, Nammi S, Cho WCS. Complementary and alternative medicine for diabetes 2014. Evid-Based Compl Alt. [Editorial]. 2015;2015. DOI: 10.1155/2015/685248.

Yeung A, Chang D, Bensoussan A, Kiat H. Yoga and cardiac rehabilitation : a brief review of evidence. Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy. 2015;5(4). DOI: 10.4172/2157-7595.1000207

Zhou X, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Chan K. A multivariate analysis on the comparison of raw notoginseng (Sanqi) and its granule products by thin-layer chromatography and ultra-performance liquid chromatography. Chin Med (UK). 2015;10(13):1-10. DOI: 10.1186/s13020-015-0040-2.

Zhou X, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Chan K. A comparison study of Notoginseng Radix et Rhizoma (Sanqi) raw herb and granule products by thin-layer chromatography and ultra-performance liquid chromatography using multivariate methods BMC Chinese Medicine. 2015;10(13).

Conferences

Armour M, Dahlen H, Smith C. A change of perspective: treatment for period pain using acupuncture alters how women view their menstrual cycle. ICCMR; 14 May, 2015; Jeju Island, Korea, 2015.

Armour M, Smith C, Dahlen H, Zhu X. Acupuncture treatment for primary dysmenorrhea: the effect of changing treatment timing and mode of stimulation in a randomised trial. AACMAC; 24 May, 2015; Adelaide, Australia, 2015.

Armour M, Smith C, Dahlen H, Zhu X. Acupuncture treatment for primary dysmenorrhea: the effect of changing treatment timing and mode of stimulation in a randomised trial. ISAMS; 2-4 October, 2015.; Dunedin, New Zealand, 2015.

Barr K, Smith CA, de Lacey S. Participation in a randomised controlled trial of acupuncture as an adjunct to in vitro fertilisation: The views of patients and acupuncturists. The Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association; May, 2015; Adelaide, Australia, 2015.

Bensoussan A. Magic and evidence: The politics of integrative medicine. AIMA; July, 2015.

Chan K. Standardisation of Chinese Materia Medica: Progress in the EU, HKSAR and AU (Invited lecture). The 14th Meeting of the Consortium for Globalisation of Chinese Medicine; 18-20 August, 2015; Western University, London, Ontario, Canada, 2015.

Chan K. Challenges in standardisation of aqueous granules of CMM decoction pieces used in TCM practice: Following the GPTCMRA EU initiative (Invited lecture). The 8th Shanghai International Conference on Traditional Chinese Medicine and Natural Medicine; 21-23 October, 2015; Shanghai, China, 2015.

Chan K. Natural products with effects on mental and physical health (Invited lecture). The 9th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Hong Kong Society of Biological Psychiatry; 21-22 November, 2015; Hong Kong, 2015.

de Manincor M. Yoga for reducing depression and anxiety, and improving wellbeing – Deciding what approaches and techniques in research and therapeutic interventions. SYTAR 2015 Common Interest Community (CIC), session 2, Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Health; 4-7 June, 2015; Marriott Hotel & Spa, Newport Beach, California, USA, 2015.

Ghelani H, Naumovski V, Nammi S. Ginger inhibits fructose-induced myoglobin glycation and the formation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in vitro (Poster). Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Natural Products Chemistry Group Annual Symposium; 2 October, 2015; Western Sydney University, Australia, 2015.

Hunter J. Delivering on the benefits of ancillary services in PHI cover. The 14th Annual Health Insurance Summit. Examining the new regulatory framework and the future of Australia's Private Health Insurance Industry 28 - 29 July 2015; Swissotel Sydney, 2015.

Hunter J, Bensoussan A, Braun L. Introducing the Integrative Medicine Decision Matrix – a practical tool to guide the integration of traditional and complementary medicine with biomedical healthcare. ICCMR; 13-15 May, 2015; Jeju Island, Korea, 2015.

Kam A, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Chan K. The role of dipyridamole preventing angiogenesis impairment by homocysteine and adenosine: A model for screening herbal bioactivities (Poster). The 4th Annual Meeting of Good Practice in Traditional Chinese Medicine Research Association 12-15 July, 2015; University of Mons, Mons, Belgium, 2015.

Levett K, Smith CA, Bensoussan A, Dahlen H, Schmied V. The complete birth study: Complementary therapies for labour and birth: Can we reduce epidural rates in first time mothers? Super Midwives - Making a Difference, Australian College of Midwives, 19th Biennial Conference; 5-8 October, 2015; Gold Coast, Australia. Women and Birth: Elsevier; 2015.

Levett K, Smith CA, Dahlen H, Bensousan A. The complete birth study (Poster). Normal Birth Conference; 15th, 16th & 17th June 2015 The Grange Hotel Conference Centre, Grange Over Sands, Lake District, UK, 2015.

Li CG. Heavy metals in Chinese and herbal medicines. ASCEPT-BPS conference (Efficacy and safety: The yin and yang of Chinese and herbal medicines); 19-21 May, 2015; University of Hong Kong, 2015.

Mei D, Chan K. Recommendations from the Herbal Medicines and Practitioners Working Group in the UK: Raising the standards of manufactured herbal products. The 4th Annual Meeting of Good Practice in Traditional Chinese Medicine Research Association; 7 December, 2015; University of Mons, Mons, Belgium, 2015.

Mei D, Chan K. Regulatory Environment for Chinese Medicine in the UK and EU (Invited Lecture at Section on Regulation and International Collaboration in Academia and Industry). The 14th Meeting of the Consortium for Globalisation of Chinese Medicine 18-20 August, 2015; Western University, London, Ontario, Canada, 2015.

Smith CA, Fogarty S. A survey of study participants' understanding of informed consent to participate in a randomised controlled trial of acupuncture. Society of Acupuncture Research; November 2015; Boston, USA, 2015.

Smith CA. Acupuncture as an adjunct to IVF findings from a RCT: Women's perceptions of how acupuncture works to improve IVF success. International Scientific Acupuncture and Meridian Symposium, International Scientific Acupuncture and Meridian Symposium Integrated Medicine: Integrating Science, Practice, and Research; 2-4 October, 2015; Dunedin, New Zealand, 2015.

Steiner GZ, Yeung A, Camfield DA, De Blasio FM, Pipingas A, Scholey AB, Stough C, Chang D. Sailuotong (SLT), a standardised Chinese herbal medicine formula, enhances working memory in healthy adults: a pilot study. ICCMR; 13-15 May, 2015; Jeju Island, Korea, 2015.

Steiner GZ, Fernandez-Enright F, Barry RJ, Barkus E. KIBRA rs17070145 polymorphism and resting EEG spectral activity: Biomarkers for reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease. 25th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Psychophysiology; 2-4 December, 2015; Sydney, Australia. Front Hum Neurosci, 2015.