Affiliation: Swinburne University of Technology
- The effects of multivitamin supplementation on mood and general well-being in healthy young adults. A laboratory and at-home mobile phone assessmentA Pipingas
Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Mail H24, PO Box 218, Hawthorn, Victoria 3122, Australia
Appetite 69:123-36. 2013..Further research using both acute and chronic dosing regimens are required in order to properly differentiate these effects...
- Improved cognitive performance after dietary supplementation with a Pinus radiata bark extract formulationAndrew Pipingas
Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
Phytother Res 22:1168-74. 2008..The findings suggest a beneficial effect of supplementation with Enzogenol on cognition in older individuals. Larger studies are needed to ascertain its potential as a preventive treatment for age-related cognitive decline...
- Effects of a multivitamin, mineral and herbal supplement on cognition and blood biomarkers in older men: a randomised, placebo-controlled trialElizabeth Harris
NICM Collaborative Centre for Neurocognition, Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
Hum Psychopharmacol 27:370-7. 2012..Nutritional and vitamin status may be related to cognitive function and decline in older adults. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of nutritional supplementation on cognition in older men...
- Participant experiences from chronic administration of a multivitamin versus placebo on subjective health and wellbeing: a double-blind qualitative analysis of a randomised controlled trialJerome Sarris
Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Nutr J 11:110. 2012..While many randomised controlled trials have been conducted on multivitamins, to our knowledge no qualitative research exploring the subjective experience of taking a multivitamin during a clinical trial has been reported...
- Neurocognitive effects of multivitamin supplementation on the steady state visually evoked potential (SSVEP) measure of brain activity in elderly womenHelen Macpherson
Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, 427 451 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn, Vic, 3122, Australia
Physiol Behav 107:346-54. 2012..Fewer studies have investigated the effects of these substances on brain activity...
- A randomized controlled trial investigating the effect of Pycnogenol and Bacopa CDRI08 herbal medicines on cognitive, cardiovascular, and biochemical functioning in cognitively healthy elderly people: the Australian Research Council Longevity InterventionCon K Stough
Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
Nutr J 11:11. 2012..In light of this, the role of diet, including supplementation with nutritional and even pharmacological interventions capable of ameliorating the neurocognitive changes that occur with age constitute vital areas of research...
- Cocoa polyphenols enhance positive mood states but not cognitive performance: a randomized, placebo-controlled trialMatthew P Pase
Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia
J Psychopharmacol 27:451-8. 2013..This provides a rationale for exploring whether cocoa polyphenols can ameliorate the symptoms associated with clinical anxiety or depression...
- Dairy constituents and neurocognitive health in ageingDavid A Camfield
National Institute of Complementary Medicine Collaborative Research Centre in Neurocognition, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Vic 3122, Australia
Br J Nutr 106:159-74. 2011..It is concluded that low-fat dairy products, when consumed regularly as part of a balanced diet, may have a number of beneficial outcomes for neurocognitive health during ageing...
- Multivitamin-multimineral supplementation and mortality: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsHelen Macpherson
Center for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Australia
Am J Clin Nutr 97:437-44. 2013..Multivitamins are the most commonly used supplement in the developed world. Recent epidemiologic findings suggest that multivitamin use increases the risk of mortality...
- The effect of multivitamin supplementation on mood and stress in healthy older menElizabeth Harris
Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Complementary Medicine NICM Collaborative Centre for Neurocognition, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Hum Psychopharmacol 26:560-7. 2011..This study investigates the effects of a multivitamin, mineral, and herbal supplement on mood and stress in a group of healthy, older male volunteers...
- Acute neurocognitive effects of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)Andrew Scholey
Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Vic 3122, Australia
Appetite 58:767-70. 2012..This is in keeping with the widespread consumption of green tea for its purported relaxing/refreshing properties. The modulation of brain function due to EGCG is deserving of further controlled human studies...
- Cardiovascular disease risk and cerebral blood flow velocityMatthew P Pase
Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, 400 Burwood Road, Hawthorn, Australia
Stroke 43:2803-5. 2012..Increasing cardiovascular risk may impair cerebral blood flow predisposing to cerebrovascular damage, cognitive decline, and dementia...
- Memory improvements in elderly women following 16 weeks treatment with a combined multivitamin, mineral and herbal supplement: A randomized controlled trialHelen Macpherson
Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, NICM Collaborative Centre for Neurocognition, Swinburne University of Technology, 427 451 Burwood Road, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Vic, 3122, Australia
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 220:351-65. 2012..This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted to investigate the effects of 16 weeks multivitamin supplementation (Swisse Women's 50+ Ultivite ®) on cognition in elderly women...
- Healthy middle-aged individuals are vulnerable to cognitive deficits as a result of increased arterial stiffnessMatthew P Pase
NICM Centre for Study of Natural Medicines and Neurocognition, Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
J Hypertens 28:1724-9. 2010..The cognitive drug research (CDR) computerized system was implemented to assess domains of cognitive performance, whereas pulse pressure and augmentation index were determined centrally by a noninvasive SphygmoCor device...
- Effects of American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) on neurocognitive function: an acute, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover studyAndrew Scholey
NICM Centre for the Study of Natural Medicines and Neurocognition, Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Vic 3122, Australia
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 212:345-56. 2010..American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) has a distinct ginsenoside profile from P. ginseng, promising cognitive enhancing properties in preclinical studies and benefits processes linked to human cognition...