Stephen P Myers

Summary

Affiliation: Southern Cross University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The other side of the coin: safety of complementary and alternative medicine
    Stephen P Myers
    ACCMER, PO Box 157, Lismore NSW 2480, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:222-5. 2004
  2. pmc Acupuncture for menopausal vasomotor symptoms: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Marie Pirotta
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Australia 200 Berkeley St, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Trials 15:224. 2014
  3. pmc A combined Phase I and II open-label study on the immunomodulatory effects of seaweed extract nutrient complex
    Stephen P Myers
    NatMed Research Unit, Research Cluster for Health and Wellbeing, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Biologics 5:45-60. 2011
  4. pmc A combined phase I and II open label study on the effects of a seaweed extract nutrient complex on osteoarthritis
    Stephen P Myers
    NatMed Research
    Biologics 4:33-44. 2010
  5. pmc 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 Intervention
    Con K Stough
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
    Nutr J 11:11. 2012
  6. pmc Responding to GPs' information resource needs: implementation and evaluation of a complementary medicines information resource in Queensland general practice
    Tina Janamian
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:77. 2011
  7. pmc A forced titration study of the antioxidant and immunomodulatory effects of Ambrotose AO supplement
    Stephen P Myers
    Australian Centre for Complementary Medicine Education and Research, A Joint Venture of the University of Queensland and Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 10:16. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of COXs and 5-LOX and activation of PPARs by Australian Clematis species (Ranunculaceae)
    Rachel W Li
    Australian Centre for Complementary Medicine Education and Research, A Joint Venture of the University of Queensland and Southern Cross University, P O Box 157, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia
    J Ethnopharmacol 104:138-43. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Essential oil composition of diploid and tetraploid clones of ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) grown in Australia
    Hans Wohlmuth
    School of Natural and Complementary Medicine, Southern Cross University, P O Box 157, Lismore NSW 2480, Australia
    J Agric Food Chem 54:1414-9. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial on the potential modes of action of SheaFlex70 in osteoarthritis
    Phillip A Cheras
    NatMed Research, School of Health and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
    Phytother Res 24:1126-31. 2010

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint The other side of the coin: safety of complementary and alternative medicine
    Stephen P Myers
    ACCMER, PO Box 157, Lismore NSW 2480, Australia
    Med J Aust 181:222-5. 2004
    ..A priority for research is to rigorously define the risks associated with both CAM products and practices so that their potential impact on public health can be assessed...
  2. pmc Acupuncture for menopausal vasomotor symptoms: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Marie Pirotta
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Australia 200 Berkeley St, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Trials 15:224. 2014
    ..Our objective is to assess the efficacy of needle acupuncture in improving hot flush severity and frequency in menopausal women. Our current study design is informed by methods tested in a pilot study...
  3. pmc A combined Phase I and II open-label study on the immunomodulatory effects of seaweed extract nutrient complex
    Stephen P Myers
    NatMed Research Unit, Research Cluster for Health and Wellbeing, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Biologics 5:45-60. 2011
    ..The study was undertaken as an open-label combined Phase I and II study...
  4. pmc A combined phase I and II open label study on the effects of a seaweed extract nutrient complex on osteoarthritis
    Stephen P Myers
    NatMed Research
    Biologics 4:33-44. 2010
    ..Isolated fucoidans from brown marine algae have been shown to have a range of anti-inflammatory effects...
  5. pmc 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 Intervention
    Con 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...
  6. pmc Responding to GPs' information resource needs: implementation and evaluation of a complementary medicines information resource in Queensland general practice
    Tina Janamian
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:77. 2011
    ..This study aimed to develop, implement, and evaluate a CMs information resource in Queensland (Qld) general practice...
  7. pmc A forced titration study of the antioxidant and immunomodulatory effects of Ambrotose AO supplement
    Stephen P Myers
    Australian Centre for Complementary Medicine Education and Research, A Joint Venture of the University of Queensland and Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 10:16. 2010
    ..This study was designed to determine the optimal dose of an antioxidant supplement in healthy volunteers to inform a Phase 3 clinical trial...
  8. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of COXs and 5-LOX and activation of PPARs by Australian Clematis species (Ranunculaceae)
    Rachel W Li
    Australian Centre for Complementary Medicine Education and Research, A Joint Venture of the University of Queensland and Southern Cross University, P O Box 157, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia
    J Ethnopharmacol 104:138-43. 2006
    ..5, 101.2 and 29.3 microg/mL. One of its fractions also significantly elevated PPARalpha expression by 173, 280 and 435% and PPARgamma expression by 140, 228 and 296% at 4, 8 and 16 microg/mL, respectively...
  9. ncbi request reprint Essential oil composition of diploid and tetraploid clones of ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) grown in Australia
    Hans Wohlmuth
    School of Natural and Complementary Medicine, Southern Cross University, P O Box 157, Lismore NSW 2480, Australia
    J Agric Food Chem 54:1414-9. 2006
    ..Because this cultivar also contains significantly higher concentrations of pungent gingerols, it possesses unique aroma and flavor characteristics, which should be of commercial interest...
  10. doi request reprint Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial on the potential modes of action of SheaFlex70 in osteoarthritis
    Phillip A Cheras
    NatMed Research, School of Health and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
    Phytother Res 24:1126-31. 2010
    ..096 (treatment vs placebo). These findings indicate that in patients with the highest levels of osteoarthritis biomarkers, SheaFlex70 demonstrated multiple beneficial activities consistent with slowing the disease process...
  11. ncbi request reprint The causes of intestinal dysbiosis: a review
    Jason A Hawrelak
    School of Natural and Complementary Medicine, Southern Cross University, PO Box 157, Lismore NSW, Australia 2480
    Altern Med Rev 9:180-97. 2004
    ..If these causes can be eliminated or at least attenuated then treatments aimed at manipulating the microflora may be more successful..
  12. ncbi request reprint Anti-inflammatory activity of Chinese medicinal vine plants
    Rachel W Li
    Australian Centre for Complementary Medicine Education and Research, A Joint Venture of the University of Queensland and Southern Cross University, P O Box 157, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia
    J Ethnopharmacol 85:61-7. 2003
    ..wilfordii with the IC(50) values of 27, 125 and 22 microg/ml, respectively. The findings of this study may partly explain the use of these vine plants in traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of inflammatory conditions...
  13. ncbi request reprint A cross-cultural study: anti-inflammatory activity of Australian and Chinese plants
    Rachel W Li
    Australian Center for Complementary Medicine Education and Research, A Joint Venture of the University of Queensland and Southern Cross University, P O Box 157, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia
    J Ethnopharmacol 85:25-32. 2003
    ..The findings of this study may explain at least in part why these plants have been traditionally used for the treatment of inflammatory conditions in Australian aboriginal medicine and traditional Chinese medicine...
  14. pmc Effects of fucoidan from Fucus vesiculosus in reducing symptoms of osteoarthritis: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Stephen P Myers
    NatMed Research Unit, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Biologics 10:81-8. 2016
    ..Preliminary investigation of a fucoidan with demonstrated reduction in the symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip and knee...
  15. ncbi request reprint Gingerol content of diploid and tetraploid clones of ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe)
    Hans Wohlmuth
    School of Natural and Complementary Medicine, Southern Cross University, PO Box 157, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia
    J Agric Food Chem 53:5772-8. 2005
    ..In contrast to previous findings, this study did not find significant differences in gingerol concentrations between the tetraploid clones and their parent diploid cultivar...
  16. ncbi request reprint A new anti-inflammatory glucoside from Ficus racemosa L
    Rachel W Li
    Australian Centre for Complementary Medicine Education and Research, A Joint Venture of the University of Queensland and Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia
    Planta Med 70:421-6. 2004
    ..Bergenin was also isolated from the same active fraction...
  17. pmc An adaptogenic role for omega-3 fatty acids in stress; a randomised placebo controlled double blind intervention study (pilot) [ISRCTN22569553]
    Joanne Bradbury
    Australian Centre for Complementary Medicine, Education and Research, a joint venture between University of Queensland and Southern Cross University, PO Box 157, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia
    Nutr J 3:20. 2004
    ..Prevention of stress-induced aggression and hostility were demonstrated in a series of clinical trials. This study investigates whether perceived stress is ameliorated by DHA in stressed university staff...
  18. pmc Are the Adaptogenic Effects of Omega 3 Fatty Acids Mediated via Inhibition of Proinflammatory Cytokines?
    Joanne Bradbury
    NatMed Research Clinical Trials Unit, Southern Cross Plant Science, Southern Cross University, P O Box 157, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:209197. 2012
    ..26, t = 2.05) and were not significantly mediated via the suppression of proinflammatory cytokines. Future modeling should explore whether adding EPA to the model would increase the significance of the mediation pathways...
  19. ncbi request reprint Is Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG effective in preventing the onset of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea: a systematic review
    Jason A Hawrelak
    School of Natural and Complementary Medicine, Southern Cross University, PO Box 157, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia
    Digestion 72:51-6. 2005
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG in the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea...
  20. ncbi request reprint The comprehensive osteoarthritis test: a simple index for measurement of treatment effects in clinical trials
    Lyndon O Brooks
    Australian Centre for Complementary Medicine Education and Research, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Rheumatol 31:1180-6. 2004
    ..To assess the measurement properties of a simple index of symptom severity in osteoarthritis (OA) of the hips and knees...
  21. ncbi request reprint A rapid microtitre plate screening method for in vitro assessment of fibrinolysis: a preliminary report
    Peta Anne Paul-Brent
    Australian Centre for Complementary Medicine Education and Research, University of Queensland and Southern Cross University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 15:273-8. 2004
    ..The critical influence of ambient temperature on the inter-assay reproducibility of this method was established by testing samples over a range of temperatures between 20 degrees C and 40 degrees C...
  22. ncbi request reprint Anti-inflammatory activity, cytotoxicity and active compounds of Tinospora smilacina Benth
    Rachel W Li
    Division of Medical Technology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii 96822, USA
    Phytother Res 18:78-83. 2004
    ..This paper also describes the results of fractionations and bioassay guided chemical studies, suggesting that the anti-inflammatory activity is due to triterpene-fatty acid esters and free fatty acids...
  23. ncbi request reprint Chinese herbal medicine toxicology database: monograph on Herba Asari, "xi xin"
    Anna K Drew
    Department of Clinical Toxicology, Newcastle Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Australia
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 40:169-72. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint Chinese herbal medicine toxicology database: monograph on Radix Sophorae Flavescentis, "ku shen"
    Anna K Drew
    Department of Clinical Toxicology, Newcastle Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Australia
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 40:173-6. 2002
  25. ncbi request reprint Complementary therapies in general practice
    Stephen P Myers
    Aust Fam Physician 31:1132. 2002
  26. ncbi request reprint In vitro analysis of the herbal compound Essiac
    Dugald Seely
    Department of Research and Clinical Epidemiology, The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Anticancer Res 27:3875-82. 2007
    ..We aimed to address this deficiency by conducting a series of assays to determine some of the purported activities of Essiac in vitro...
  27. ncbi request reprint The continuing use of complementary and alternative medicine in South Australia: costs and beliefs in 2004
    Alastair H MacLennan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide, Women s and Children s Hospital, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, SA 5006, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:27-31. 2006
    ..To survey the use, cost, beliefs and quality of life of users of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Development of a Chinese herbal medicine toxicology database
    Alan Bensoussan
    Research Unit for Complementary Medicine, University of Western Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 40:159-67. 2002
    ..The goals of this project were to retrieve and evaluate scientific evidence on the toxicity of Chinese herbal medicine, to grade the toxicity of individual herbs, and to summarize relevant herb data via a searchable electronic database...