Affiliation: University of Queensland
- The gastrointestinal microbiome and musculoskeletal diseases: a beneficial role for probiotics and prebioticsLuis Vitetta
Medlab, Sydney 2015, Australia
Pathogens 2:606-26. 2013..The GIT commensal profile that tolerates the host does so by regulating pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory GIT mucosal actions through the activity of ROS signaling thereby controlling the activity of pathogenic bacterial species. ..
- Can ginger ameliorate chemotherapy-induced nausea? Protocol of a randomized double blind, placebo-controlled trialWolfgang Marx
Centre of Dietetics Research, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
BMC Complement Altern Med 14:134. 2014..Preliminary research shows ginger may be an effective adjuvant treatment for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting but significant limitations need to be addressed before recommendations for clinical practice can be made...
- Probiotics, prebiotics and the gastrointestinal tract in health and diseaseLuis Vitetta
Medlab, 66 McCauley St, Alexandria, Sydney, 2015, Australia
Inflammopharmacology 22:135-54. 2014....
- Endocellular regulation by free radicals and hydrogen peroxide: key determinants of the inflammatory responseLuis Vitetta
Medlab, Sydney, Australia
Inflammopharmacology 22:69-72. 2014..There are no human clinical trials that demonstrate that small molecules, the so-called antioxidants (e.g., vitamins C, vitamin E and beta-carotene), confer a favorable clinical outcome of long-lasting control of inflammation. ..
- From the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) to the kidneys: live bacterial cultures (probiotics) mediating reductions of uremic toxin levels via free radical signalingLuis Vitetta
The University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Brisbane, St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia
Toxins (Basel) 5:2042-57. 2013..The study and understanding of health-promoting probiotic bacteria is in its infancy; it is complex and intellectually and experimentally challenging. ..
- The clinical efficacy of a bovine lactoferrin/whey protein Ig-rich fraction (Lf/IgF) for the common cold: a double blind randomized studyLuis Vitetta
Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine, The University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Brisbane, Australia
Complement Ther Med 21:164-71. 2013....
- A review of the pharmacobiotic regulation of gastrointestinal inflammation by probiotics, commensal bacteria and prebioticsL Vitetta
School of Medicine, Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, The University of Queensland, Lvl 2, R Wing, 199 Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia
Inflammopharmacology 20:251-66. 2012....
- Lifestyle and nutrition, caloric restriction, mitochondrial health and hormones: scientific interventions for anti-agingLuis Vitetta
Unit of Health Integration, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia
Clin Interv Aging 2:537-43. 2007..This overall effect may then translate into a significant compression of the deleterious aspects of human aging with a resultant increase in human life expectancy...
- Micronutrient, antioxidant, and oxidative stress status in children with severe cerebral palsyNiikee C Schoendorfer
Children s Nutrition Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Australia
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 37:97-101. 2013..Markers indicative of micronutrient and antioxidant status in children with cerebral palsy (CP) were explored due to these children's well-documented issues with food intake and the limited biochemical literature...
- Green-lipped mussel extract (Perna canaliculus) and glucosamine sulphate in patients with knee osteoarthritis: therapeutic efficacy and effects on gastrointestinal microbiota profilesSamantha Coulson
The Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine, The University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Lvl 2, R Wing, 199 Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, QLD, 4102, Australia
Inflammopharmacology 21:79-90. 2013....
- Methylation capacity in children with severe cerebral palsyNiikee C Schoendorfer
Children s Nutrition Research Centre, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
Eur J Clin Invest 42:768-76. 2012..These processes play an indispensible role in growth and development, as well as in cognitive function and neuromuscular stability, which are key issues in children with severe cerebral palsy (CP)...
- A randomised, placebo-controlled trial assessing the efficacy of an oral B group vitamin in preventing the development of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN)Janet M Schloss
The University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Level 5, TRI, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, 4102, Australia
Support Care Cancer 25:195-204. 2017..This study aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of an oral B group vitamin compared to placebo, in preventing the incidence of CIPN in cancer patients undergoing neurotoxic chemotherapy...
- Uremia and chronic kidney disease: the role of the gut microflora and therapies with pro- and prebioticsLuis Vitetta
Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine at Princess Alexandra Hospital, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Mol Nutr Food Res 57:824-32. 2013..Here, we develop a hypothesis that probiotics and prebiotics have a therapeutic role in maintaining a metabolically balanced GIT, and reducing progression of CKD and associated uremia...
- Alternative therapies for musculoskeletal conditionsLuis Vitetta
Unit of Health Integration, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Level 2, Centres for Health Research, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 22:499-522. 2008....
- Testofen, a specialised Trigonella foenum-graecum seed extract reduces age-related symptoms of androgen decrease, increases testosterone levels and improves sexual function in healthy aging males in a double-blind randomised clinical studyAmanda Rao
a Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Aging Male 19:134-42. 2016..Trigonella foenum-graecum seed extract is a safe and effective treatment for reducing symptoms of possible androgen deficiency, improves sexual function and increases serum testosterone in healthy middle-aged and older men. ..
- The overarching influence of the gut microbiome on end-organ function: the role of live probiotic culturesLuis Vitetta
Medlab, 66 McCauley St, Alexandria, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Pharmaceuticals (Basel) 7:954-89. 2014..A profile emerges that shows that bacteria are diverse, abundant, and ubiquitous and have significantly influenced the evolution of the eukaryotic cell. ..
- A phase II randomised double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial investigating the efficacy and safety of ProstateEZE Max: a herbal medicine preparation for the management of symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophySamantha Coulson
The University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia
Complement Ther Med 21:172-9. 2013....
- Probiotics modify tight-junction proteins in an animal model of nonalcoholic fatty liver diseaseDavid Briskey
School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Therap Adv Gastroenterol 9:463-72. 2016....
- Influence of a Specialized Trigonella foenum-graecum Seed Extract (Libifem), on Testosterone, Estradiol and Sexual Function in Healthy Menstruating Women, a Randomised Placebo Controlled StudyAmanda Rao
Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building A27, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
Phytother Res 29:1123-30. 2015..The results indicate that this extract of T. foenum-graecum may be a useful treatment for increasing sexual arousal and desire in women...
- Physiological aspects of male libido enhanced by standardized Trigonella foenum-graecum extract and mineral formulationElizabeth Steels
Applied Science and Nutrition Pty Ltd, Clinical Trials, Brisbane, Australia
Phytother Res 25:1294-300. 2011..It was concluded that Testofen demonstrated a significant positive effect on physiological aspects of libido and may assist to maintain normal healthy testosterone levels...
- Liver function parameters, cholesterol, and phospholipid α-linoleic acid are associated with adipokine levels in overweight and obese adultsBelinda Gray
Children s Nutrition Research Centre, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, The University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, QLD, Australia Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, QLD, Australia School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, Australia
Nutr Res 34:375-82. 2014..Each of these variables, along with blood lipids, may serve as potential future therapeutic targets for the prevention and management of obesity and related comorbidities...
- New Insights into Potential Prevention and Management Options for Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral NeuropathyJanet Schloss
Mater Private Breast Cancer Centre, Mater Hospital, Brisbane, Australia Office of Research, Endeavour College of Natural Health, University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Asia Pac J Oncol Nurs 3:73-85. 2016....
- The effect of a novel probiotic on metabolic biomarkers in adults with prediabetes and recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus: study protocol for a randomized controlled trialTalia Palacios
The Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Trials 18:7. 2017....
- TGFβ isoforms and receptors mRNA expression in breast tumours: prognostic value and clinical implicationsChenfeng Chen
The University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Level 5, Translational Research Institute, 37 Kent Street, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, QLD, 4102, Australia
BMC Cancer 15:1010. 2015..The mRNA expression levels of the TGFβ isoforms and receptors in breast tumours may have prognostic value and clinical implications...
- Indoxyl sulphate and kidney disease: Causes, consequences and interventionsRobert J Ellis
Centre for Kidney Disease Research, Translational Research Institute, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Nephrology (Carlton) 21:170-7. 2016....
- The gastrointestinal tract microbiome, probiotics, and moodLuis Vitetta
Medlab, Sydney, Australia
Inflammopharmacology 22:333-9. 2014..This activity is in part triggered by a controlled release of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and hence further questions the antioxidant/oxidative stress postulate. ..
- Liver enzymes but not free fatty acid levels predict markers of insulin sensitivity in overweight and obese, nondiabetic adultsBelinda Gray
Children s Nutrition Research Centre, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, The University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Nutr Res 33:781-8. 2013..Despite previous data linking elevations in free fatty acid to the development of IR, we found no relationship between these variables in this study...
- Nutraceuticals and chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN): a systematic reviewJanet M Schloss
The University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Level 5, TRI, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 4102, Australia
Clin Nutr 32:888-93. 2013..The management of CIPN remains an important challenge and future studies are warranted before recommendations for the use of supplements can be made. ..
- Protein levels in enteral feeds: do these meet requirements in children with severe cerebral palsy?Niikee Schoendorfer
Children s Nutrition Research Centre, The University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
Br J Nutr 107:1476-81. 2012..This may also support recent literature that suggests shortfalls in current recommendations...
- Green-lipped mussel (Perna canaliculus) extract efficacy in knee osteoarthritis and improvement in gastrointestinal dysfunction: a pilot studySamantha Coulson
Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland and The Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Inflammopharmacology 20:71-6. 2012..The aim of this study was to primarily investigate the efficacy of a high-dose New Zealand green-lipped mussel (GLM) extract in patients diagnosed with OA of the knee and concurrently assess GLM impact on GI function...
- Interventions that can reduce inappropriate prescribing in the elderly: a systematic reviewSukhpreet Kaur
Therapeutics Research Unit, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia
Drugs Aging 26:1013-28. 2009..Different strategies may be useful in reducing inappropriate prescribing in the elderly. It is not clear whether combined strategies undertaken simultaneously have a synergistic effect...
- Acute liver failure associated with the use of herbal preparations containing black cohoshMichael Thomsen
Med J Aust 180:598-9; author reply 599-600. 2004
- The effect of nutritional supplements on osteoarthritisYuanyuan Wang
Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, Swinburne University of Technology and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia
Altern Med Rev 9:275-96. 2004..The purpose of this article is to review the available literature on the effectiveness and safety of nutritional supplements for the treatment of OA...
- Fatal fulminant hepatic failure induced by a natural therapy containing kavaMichael Thomsen
Med J Aust 180:198-9; author reply 199. 2004
- Colorectal cancer and CHF - reviewing the evidence for complementary medicineLuis Vitetta
Centre for Molecular Biology and Medicine, Epworth Medical Centre, and National Institute of Integrative Medicine
Aust Fam Physician 35:339. 2006..However, evidence is emerging of the benefits of physical activity in other conditions such as cancer...
- Treatments for damaged skinLuis Vitetta
Centre for Molecular Biology and Medicine, Epworth Medical Centre, and National Institute of Integrative Medicine
Aust Fam Physician 35:501-2. 2006..Any ointment or device when applied to damaged skin whether it be burned or cut, has a legion of tasks to perform: maintaining the integrity of the skin affected, repelling infective agents, and promotion of the healing process...
- The essential requirement for superoxide radical and nitric oxide formation for normal physiological function and healthy agingAnthony W Linnane
Centre for Molecular Biology and Medicine, Epworth Medical Centre, Richmond, Melbourne, VIC 3121, Australia
Mitochondrion 7:1-5. 2007..The concept that a dietary supplement of high concentrations of small-molecule antioxidants is a prophylactic/amelioration therapy for the aging process and age-associated diseases is questioned as to its clinical validity...
- Coenzyme Q(10)--its role as a prooxidant in the formation of superoxide anion/hydrogen peroxide and the regulation of the metabolomeAnthony W Linnane
Centre for Molecular Biology and Medicine, Epworth Medical Centre, 185 187 Hoddle Street, Richmond, Melbourne, VIC 3121, Australia
Mitochondrion 7:S51-61. 2007..The role of ascorbic acid as a beneficial hydrogen peroxide prodrug is discussed...
- Black cohosh and other herbal remedies associated with acute hepatitisLuis Vitetta
Med J Aust 178:411-2. 2003