2017 Publications

Book Chapters

Chang D, Steiner GZ, Ghosh D, Bensoussan A. Vitamins and complementary therapies used to treat Alzheimer's disease. In: Ames D, O'Brien JT, Burns AS, editors. Dementia, 5th ed. Boca Raton: CRC Press; 2017. p. 587-597.

Sarris J, Wardle J. Clinical naturopathy. Chatswood: Elsevier Australia; 2017. 188 p.

Sarris J, Wardle J. Clinical naturopathy: in practice. Chatswood: Elsevier Australia; 2017. 246 p.

Steiner GZ, Mathersul DC, 2017. Cognitive Anxiolytics. In: Camfield DA, McIntyre E, Sarris J, editors. Evidence-based herbal and nutritional treatments for anxiety in psychiatric disorders. Switzerland: Springer; 2017. p. 57-80.

Journal Articles

Arentz S, Smith C, Abbott J, Fahey P, Cheema B, Bensoussan A. Combined lifestyle and herbal medicine in overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): a randomized controlled trial. Phytotherapy Research. 2017. DOI: 10.1002/ptr.5858.

Armour M, Dahlen H, Zhu X, Farquhar C, Smith C. The role of treatment timing and mode of stimulation in the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea with acupuncture: an exploratory randomised controlled trial. PLOS One. 2017. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180177.

Bond DM, Middleton P, Levett KM, van der Ham DP, Crowther CA, Buchanan SL, Morris J. Planned early birth versus expectant management for women with preterm prelabour rupture of membranes prior to 37 weeks' gestation for improving pregnancy outcome. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017; 3(CD004735). DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004735.pub4.

Ee C, Thuraisingam S, Pirotta MV, French SD, Xue CC, Teede HJ. Expectancy after the first treatment and response to acupuncture for menopausal hot flashes. PLoS One. 2017. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186966.

Firth J, Stubbs B, Sarris J, Rosenbaum S, Teasdale S, Berk M, Yung A. The effects of vitamin and mineral supplementation on symptoms of schizophrenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychol Med. 2017; 47(9):1515-1527. DOI: 10.1017/S0033291717000022

Firth J, Torous J, Nicholas J, Rosenbaum S, Carney R, Sarris J. Can smartphone mental health interventions reduce symptoms of anxiety? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Affect Disord. 2017; 218:15-22. DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2017.04.046.

Ghelani H, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Nammi S. Chronic treatment of (R)-α-lipoic acid reduces blood glucose and lipid levels in high-fat diet and low-dose streptozotocin-induced metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes in Sprague-Dawley rats. Pharmacol Res Perspect. 2017; 5(3). DOI: 10.1002/prp2.306

He X, Li C, Zhu X, Li Y, Jarouche M, Bensoussan A, Li P. High-performance liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry technology in the analysis of Chinese medicine formulas: a bibliometric analysis (1997-2015). Journal of Separation Science. 2017. DOI: 10.1002/jssc.201600784.

Hewett ZL, Pumpa KL, Smith CA, Fahey PP, Cheema BS. Effect of a 16-week Bikram yoga program on heart rate variability and associated cardiovascular disease risk factors in stressed and sedentary adults: A randomized controlled trial. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017; 17(1). DOI: 10.1186/s12906-017-1740-1.

Hunter J, Leach M, Braun L, Bensoussan A. An interpretive review of consensus statements on clinical guideline development and their application in the field of traditional and complementary medicine. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017; 17(1). DOI: 10.1186/s12906-017-1613-7.

Jadeja RN, Devkar RV & Nammi S. Oxidative Stress in Liver Diseases: Pathogenesis, Prevention, and Therapeutics. Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2017: 2017(8341286). DOI: 10.1155/2017/8341286

Karamacoska D, Barry RJ, Steiner GZ. Resting state intrinsic EEG impacts and go stimulus-response processes. Psychophysiology. 2017; 54(6). DOI: 10.1111/psyp.12851.

Kean J, Sarris J, Scholey A, Silberstein R, Downey L, Stough C. Reduced inattention and hyperactivity and improved cognition after marine oil extract (PCSO-524) supplementation in children and adolescents with clinical and subclinical symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Psychopharmacology. 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s00213-016-4471-y.

Krishna SM, Seto SW, Jose RJ, Li J, Morton SK, Biros E, Wang Y, Nsengiyumva V, Lindeman JH, Loots GG, Rush CM, Craig JM, Golledge J. Wnt Signaling Pathway Inhibitor Sclerostin Inhibits Angiotensin II-Induced Aortic Aneurysm and Atherosclerosis. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2017; 37(3). DOI: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.116.308723.

Li L, Li Y, Zhou Y, Ge Z, Wang L, Li Z, Guo Y, Jin L, Ren Y, Liu J, Xu Y. Jiangtang Xiaozhi recipe prevents diabetic retinopathy in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine. 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s11655-016-2595-x.

Li M, Yuan H, Wang P, Xin S, Hao J, Miaomiao L, Li J, Yu M, Zhang X (2017). Influences of De Qi induced by acupuncture on immediate and accumulated analgesic effects in patients with knee osteoarthritis: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 18(1):251. DOI: 10.1186/s13063-017-1975-7

Moran CS, Seto SW, Krishna SM, Sharma S, Jose RJ, Biros E, Wang Y, Morton SK, Golledge J. Parenteral administration of factor Xa/IIa inhibitors limits experimental aortic aneurysm and atherosclerosis. Sci Rep. 2017; 7. DOI: 10.1038/srep43079.

Pompili M, Longo L, Dominici G, Serafini G, Lamis DA, Sarris J, Amore M, Girardi P. Polyunsaturated fatty acids and suicide risk in mood disorders: A systematic review. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2017; 74. DOI: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2016.11.007.

Scholey A, Benson S, Gibbs A, Perry N, Sarris J, Murray G. Exploring the effect of LactiumTM and Zizyphus Complex on sleep quality: a double-blind, randomized placebo-control trial. Nutrients. 2017; 9(2). DOI: 10.3390/nu9020154.

Seto SW, Chang D, Ko WM, Zhou X, Kiat H, Bensoussan A, Lee SM, Hoi MP, Steiner GZ, Liu J. Sailuotong prevents hydrogen peroxide (H2O2)-induced injury in EA.hy926 cells. Int J Mol Sci. 2017; 18(1). DOI: 10.3390/ijms18010095.

Slewa-Younan S, Guajardo MG, Yaser A, Mond J, Smith M, Milosevic D, Smith C, Lujic S, Jorm AF. Causes of and risk factors for posttraumatic stress disorder: the beliefs of Iraqi and Afghan refugees resettled in Australia. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2017; 11(4). DOI: 10.1186/s13033-016-0109-z.

Slewa-Younan S, Yaser A, Uribe Guajardo M, Mannan H, Smith C, Mond J. The mental health and help-seeking behaviour of resettled Afghan refugees in Australia. International Journal of Mental Health Systems. 2017. DOI: 10.1186/s13033-017-0157-z.

Smith C, Zaslawski C, Cochrane S, Zhu X, Zheng Z, Loyeung B, Meier P, Walsh S, Xue C, Zhang L, Fahey P, Bensoussan A. Reliability of the NICMAN Scale: an instrument to assess the quality of acupuncture administered in clinical trials. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2017. DOI: 10.1155/2017/5694083.

Steiner GZ, Seto SW, Kwan YW, Haskell-Ramsay C, Camfield DA. Complementary Medicine for the Modification of Risk Factors for Cognitive Impairment. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2017. DOI: 10.1155/2017/9472859.

Steiner GZ, Mathersul DC, MacMillan F, Camfield DA, Klupp NL, Seto SW, Huang Y, Hohenberg MI, Chang DH. A systematic review of intervention studies examining nutritional and herbal therapies for mild cognitive impairment and dementia using neuroimaging methods: study characteristics and intervention efficacy. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2017. DOI:10.1155/2017/6083629.

Vancampfort D, Hagemann N, Wyckaert S, Rosenbaum S, Stubbs B, Firth J, Schuch F, Probst M, Sienaert P. Higher cardio-respiratory fitness is associated with increased mental and physical quality of life in people with bipolar disorder: a controlled pilot study. Psychiatry Research. 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2017.06.066.

Vancampfort D, Stubbs B, Firth J, Hallgren M, Schuch F, Lahti J, Rosenbaum S, Ward P, Mugisha J, Carvalho A, Koyanagi A. Physical activity correlates among 24,230 people with depression across 46 low- and middle-income countries. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2017.06.012.

Weber D, O'Brien K. Cancer and cancer-related fatigue and the interrelationships with depression, stress, and inflammation. Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2017. DOI: 10.1177/2156587216676122.

Wong KH, Li GQ, Li KM, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Chan K. Optimisation of Pueraria isoflavonoids by response surface methodology using ultrasonic-assisted extraction. Food Chem. 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2017.03.068.

Yang G, Li W, Cao H, Klupp N, Liu J, Bensoussan A, Kiat H, Chang D. Does Tai Chi improve psychological well-being and quality of life in patients with cardiovascular disease and/or cardiovascular risk factors? A systematic review protocol. BMJ Open. 2017. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014507.

Zhai X, Li C, Lenon G, Xue C, Li W. Preparation and characterisation of solid dispersions of tanshinone IIA, cryptotanshinone and total tanshinones. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajps.2016.08.004.


Arentz S. Nutritional supplements and herbal medicines for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): a systematic review and meta-analyses of RCTs. 2017 Fertility Society of Australia Conference; 14-18 October 2017; Adelaide, Australia.

Arentz S. Randomised controlled trial of combined lifestyle and herbal medicine in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. 2017 European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology Annual Meeting; 2-5 July 2017; Geneva, Switzerland.

Armour M. Acupuncture for pelvic pain. 2017 Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference; 19-21 October 2017; Sydney, Australia.

Armour M. Acupuncture for the treatment of endometriosis. 2017 Acupuncture New Zealand Annual Conference; 11-13 August 2017; Wellington, New Zealand.

Armour M. The financial, academic and personal impact of chronic pelvic pain on Australian women: the results of a national survey. 2017 Health Beyond Research & Innovation Showcase; 7 - 8 Jun 2017; Campbelltown, Australia.

Bensoussan A. Vascular dementia and multi-target therapy in Chinese herbal medicine. 17th Annual ICSB Conference; 3 - 6 April 2017; Mississippi, United States.

Betts D. Treating back and/or pelvic pain: time for the 'Cinderella' of pregnancy acupuncture to claim its rightful place. 2017 Acupuncture New Zealand Annual Conference; 11-13 August 2017; Wellington, New Zealand.

Ee C. Acupuncture for women's health: what does the evidence say? 2017 RACGP Conference; 26 - 28 October 2017; Sydney, Australia.

Ormsby S. 'Between a rock and a hard place': a qualitative study of the experiences of women receiving acupuncture for depression during pregnancy. Australasian Marce Society for Perinatal Mental Health 2017 Conference; 26-28 October 2017; Brisbane, Australia.

Smith CA. Acupuncture to improve live birth rates for women undergoing IVF: findings from a randomized controlled trial'. World Congress Integrative Medicine and Health 2017; 3 - 5 May 2017; Berlin, Germany.

Smith CA. Acupuncture as an adjunct to IVF findings from a randomised controlled trial. 2017 Acupuncture New Zealand Annual Conference; 11 - 13 August 2017; Wellington, New Zealand.

Smith CA. Acupuncture as an adjunct to IVF findings from a randomised controlled trial. 2017 Fertility Society of Australia Conference; 14-18 October 2017; Adelaide, Australia.

Smith CA. Acupuncture as an adjunct to IVF findings from a randomised controlled trial. 1st International Symposium of Evidence Based Integrative Medicines for Infertility; 1 November 2017; Seoul, Korea.