2013 Publications

Journal Articles

Asamoah S, Siegler J, Chang D, Scholey A, Yeung A, Cheema BS. Effect of aerobic training on cognitive function and arterial stiffness in sedentary young adults: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Physiology Journal. 2013:1-9. DOI: 10.1155/2013/847325.

Carmady B, Smith CA, Colagiuri B. A comparison of decision-making processes for conventional and complementary medicine in cancer patients. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2013;19(1):32-5. DOI: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2012.10.0 03.

de Lacy S, Smith C. Acupuncture and infertility treatment: Is there more to the outcome for women than pregnancy? Med Acupunct. 2013;25(3):195 - 9. DOI: 10.1089/acu.2012.0903

Grant SJ, Chang DH, Liu JX, Wong V, Bensoussan A, Kiat H. Chinese herbal medicine for impaired glucose tolerance: A randomized placebo controlled trial. BMC Complem Altern M. 2013;13(1):104-13. DOI: 10.1186/1472-6882-13-104.

Grant SJ, Schnyer RN, Fahey P, Chang DH, Bensoussan A. Interrater reliability of Chinese medicine diagnosis in people with prediabetes. Evid-Based Compl Alt. 2013;2013:1-8. DOI: 10.1155/2013/710892.

Gunawardena D, Shanmugam K, Low M, Bennett L, Govindaraghavan S, Head R, et al. Determination of anti-inflammatory activities of standardised preparations of plant and mushroom-based foods. Eur J Nutr. 2013.

Jin HJ, Xie XL, Ye JM, Li C-G. TanshinoneIIA and cryptotanshinone protect against hypoxia-induced mitochondrial apoptosis in H9c2 cells. PLOS ONE. 2013;8(1):1-10. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051720.

Jin HJ, Li CG. Tanshinone IIA and cryptotanshinone prevent mitochondrial dysfunction in hypoxia induced H9c2 cells: Association of mitochondrial ROS, intracellular nitric oxide and calcium levels. Evid-Based Compl Alt. [Article ID 610694]. 2013:1-11. DOI: 10.1155/2013/610694.

Kam A, Li K, M., Razmovski-Naumovski V, Nammi S, Chan K, Li GQ. Variability of the polyphenolic content and antioxidant capacity of methanolic extracts of pomegranate peel. Nat Prod Commun. 2013;8(6):707-10.

Li X, Yang G, Li X, Zhang Y, Yang J, Chang J, et al. Traditional Chinese Medicine for cancer care: A review of controlled clinical studies published in Chinese. PLOS ONE. 2013;8(4):e60338. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060338.

Liu ZL, Bensoussan A, Kiat H, Chan K, Liu JP. Chinese herbal medicines for hypertriglyceridaemia (Review). Cochrane DB Syst Rev. 2013;2013(6):1-37.

Lu A, Bensoussan A, Liu J, Bian Z, Cho WCS. TCM Zheng Classification and clinical trials (Editorial). Evid-Based Compl Alt. 2013. DOI: 10.1155/2013/723659.

McDonald JL, Cripps AW, Smith PK, Smith CA, Xue CC, Golianu B. The anti-inflammatory effects of acupuncture and their relevance to allergic rhinitis: A narrative review and proposed model. Evid-Based Complement Alt. 2013:591796. DOI: 10.1155/2013/591796.

McKeon C, Smith CA, Hardy J, Chang E. Acupuncture and acupressure for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: A systematic review. Aust J Acupunct Chin Med. 2013;8(1):2-27.

Mouton J, Jansen O, Frédérich M, van der Kooy F. Is artemisinin the only antiplasmodial compound in the artemisia annua tea infusion? An in vitro study. Planta Med. 2013 18.04.2013;79(6):468-70. DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1328324.

National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) TCM Collaborative Centre. Standard operating procedures (SOPs) for clinical trials in complementary medicine. Sydney, NSW: National Institute for Complementary Medicine 2013.

Nhu N, Ooi L, Piller S, Muench G. Proenergetic effects of resveratrol in the murine neuronal cell line Neuro2a. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. 2013;57(11):1901–7. DOI: 10.1002/mnfr.201300145.

Niu L, Mantri N, Wohlmuth H, Li CG, Xue CC, Pang E. First report of fingerprinting dried herbal products using a subtractive diversity array. J Complement Integr Med. 2013;10(1):1-11. DOI: 10.1515/jcim-2012-0002.

Olarte A, Mantri N, Nugent G, Wohlmuth H, Li CG, Xue C, et al. A gDNA microarray for genotyping Salvia species. Mol Biotechnol. 2013 2013/07/01;54(3):770-83. DOI: 10.1007/s12033-012-9625-5.

Pumpa KL, Fallon KE, Bensoussan A, Papalia S. The effects of Panax notoginseng on delayed onset muscle soreness and muscle damage in well-trained males: A double blind randomised controlled trial. Complem Ther Med. 2013;21(3):131-40. DOI: 10.1016/j.ctim.2012.12.007.

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. 2013:1-7. DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2013.829126.

Quah-Smith I, Smith C, Crawford JD, Russell J. Laser acupuncture for depression: A randomised double blind controlled trial using low intensity laser intervention. J Affect Disorders. 2013; 148(2013).

Salamonson Y, Weaver R, Chang S, Koch J, Bhathal R, Khoo C, et al. Learning approaches as predictors of academic performance in first year health and science students. Nurse Education Today. 2013.

Smith C. Moxibustion for breech presentation: Significant new evidence (editorial). Acupunct Med. 2013;31:5-6. DOI: 10.1136/acupmed-2012-010288.

Smith C, Carmady B, Thornton C, Perz J, Ussher JM. The effect of acupuncture on post-cancer fatigue and well-being for women recovering from breast cancer: A pilot randomised controlled trial. Acupunct Med. 2013;31(1):9-15. DOI: 10.1136/acupmed-2012-010228.

Srikanth V, Westcott B, Forbes J, Phan TG, Beare R, Venn A, et al. Methylglyoxal, cognitive function and cerebral atrophy in older people. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013 January 1, 2013;68(1):68-73. DOI: 10.1093/gerona/gls100.

Steele M, Fuller S, Maczurek A, Kersaitis C, Ooi L, Müench G. Chronic inflammation alters production and release of glutathione and related thiols in human U373 astroglial cells. Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology. 2013 2013/01/01;33(1):19-30. DOI: 10.1007/s10571-012-9867-6.

Steele ML, Truong J, Govindaraghavan S, Ooi L, Sucher NJ, Muench G. Cytoprotective properties of traditional Chinese medicinal herbal extracts in hydrogen peroxide challenged human U373 astroglia cells. Neurochem Int. 2013;62(5):522–9. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuint.2012.08.018

van der Kooy F, Sullivan SE. The complexity of medicinal plants: The traditional Artemisia  annua formulation, current status and future perspectives. J Ethnopharmacol. 2013;150(1):1-13. DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2013.08.021.

Wong KH, Razmovski-Naumovski V, Li KM, Li GQ, Chan K. Differentiation of Pueraria lobata and Pueraria thomsonii using partialleast square discriminant analysis (PLS-DA). J Pharmaceut Biomed. 2013;84(2013):5-13. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpba.2013.05.040.

Yeung A, Kiat H, Denniss AR, Cheema BS, Bensoussan A, Machliss B, et al. Evaluation of a 12 week yoga intervention on negative affective states, cardiovascular and cognitive function in post-cardiac rehabilitation patients. BMC Complem Altern M. 2013.


Arentz S. Herbal medicine for menstrual irregularity, hyperandrogenism and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): A review of the scientific evidence (Poster).  ICCMR 2013; 11-13 April, 2013; London, UK 2013.

Arentz S, Smith C, Abbott J, Bensoussan A. The use of diet, exercise and complementary medicine by women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) (Poster and Presentation).  Fertility Society of Australia 2013.

Arentz S, Smith C, Abbott J, Bensoussan A. The use of complementary medicine (CAM) and self-help measures by women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) (Poster).  ICCMR 2013; 11-13 April, 2013; London, UK 2013. 

Bensoussan A. Chinese herbal medicine for constipation predominant irritable bowel syndrome: A randomised control trial (oral presentation).  ICCMR 2013; 11 April, 2013; London, UK: Forschende Komplementarmedizin; 2013.

Bensoussan A. CAM downunder (oral session).  ICCMR 2013; 13 April, 2013; London, UK: Forschende Komplementarmedizin; 2013. 

Colquhoun D, National Institute of Complementary Medicine. Complementary medicines in cardiovascular disease - review of the evidence by the National Institute of Complementary Medicine 2013 (Poster). University of Queensland Wesley & Greenslopes Private Hospitals; 2013.

de Manicor M, Bensoussan A, Smith C, Fahey P, Bourchier S. A Delphi study for the development of protocol guidelines for yoga interventions in mental health (poster).  World Congress on Positive Psychology, Symposium on Yoga Research; 27-30 June, 2013; Boston, USA; Los Angeles 2013.

Grant S, Frawley J, Bensoussan A. Options for triage within an integrative health care setting (Poster).  ICCMR 2013; London, UK 2013