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7 August 2018
Australians aged 40 and over with dementia are encouraged to participate in one of the nation’s largest clinical trials investigating a novel Chinese herbal extract Sailuotong. Conducted by NICM Health Research Institute, the Phase III clinical trial has added three new hospital sites across NSW, VIC and QLD, with further sites planned for SA and WA. The site expansion coincides with positive results from an independent clinical trial of SLT published in the recent journal Alzheimer's & Dementia.

20 July 2018
NICM researchers in partnership with UnityHealth will develop and disseminate objective evidence-based information on Chinese herb-drug interactions as part of UnityHealth's IMGateway service for healthcare professional and patients.

9 July 2018
As I sit here typing my address for our winter newsletter edition, I pause to reflect on the exciting future ahead for our Institute and our stakeholders, having moved into our new location on the Westmead precinct!

27 June 2018
NICM has recently featured in global, national, state and local media including The New York Times, Washington Post, ABC Radio National, The Australian, Sunrise, The Today Show, The Mornings Show, The Australia, Adelaide Advertiser, SBS, 2GB, WSFM to name a few.

1 June 2018
Updated World Health Organization guidelines, Intrapartum care for a positive childbirth experience, includes Professor Smith’s latest Cochrane Reviews in its recommendation 21 and 22 regarding massage, warm packs and relaxation techniques for pain management in labour.

20 May 2018
International researchers including NICM’s Dr Jennifer Hunter and Dr Suzanne Grant discussed the development of integrative oncology services and its implications for clinical practice, health service delivery, education, research and policy at the ICIMH 2018 conference held 8-11 May in the US.

16 May 2018
A study of over 800 Australian and New Zealand women undergoing acupuncture treatment during their IVF (in vitro fertilization) cycle has confirmed no significant difference in live birth rates. The findings published today in JAMA support recent guidelines from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and two high-quality meta-analyses.

14 May 2018
Congratulation to NICM Adjunct Associate Professor, Jennifer Hunter and Dr Genevieve Steiner for their recent appointments and expertise sought after for international boards, research committees and steering groups.

11 May 2018
Congratulations to NICM PhD Candidate Emily Yang, who received the inaugural Samueli Foundation Young Investigator Award at the 2018 International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health this week.

7 May 2018
Congratulations to Seungyeon Yeon, who graduated with a Master of Research last week under the supervision of Dr Sai Seto and Professor Dennis Chang. Seungyeon investigated the effects of Sailuotong (SLT) on cerebral vascular reactivity.


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