Bastyr University

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Organization: Bastyr University
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. ncbi A cross-over study of the effect of a single oral feeding of medium chain triglyceride oil vs. canola oil on post-ingestion plasma triglyceride levels in healthy men
    C Calabrese
    Bastyr University Research Institute, 14500 Juanita Dr NE, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    Altern Med Rev 4:23-8. 1999
  2. pmc Positive correlation between the use of complementary and alternative medicine and internal health locus of control
    Masa Sasagawa
    Bastyr University Research Center, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA, USA
    Explore (NY) 4:38-41. 2008
  3. pmc Neoplastic transformation of rat liver epithelial cells is enhanced by non-transferrin-bound iron
    Donald J Messner
    Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:2. 2008
  4. pmc Curcumin reduces the toxic effects of iron loading in rat liver epithelial cells
    Donald J Messner
    Bastyr University Research Center, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    Liver Int 29:63-72. 2009
  5. doi Acupuncture is underutilized in hospice and palliative medicine
    Leanna J Standish
    Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington 98028, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 25:298-308. 2008
  6. pmc Hypericum perforatum (St John's wort) for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents: a randomized controlled trial
    Wendy Weber
    School of Naturopathic Medicine, Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington, USA
    JAMA 299:2633-41. 2008
  7. pmc Immune defects in breast cancer patients after radiotherapy
    Leanna J Standish
    Department of Research, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 6:110-21. 2008
  8. pmc Trametes versicolor mushroom immune therapy in breast cancer
    Leanna J Standish
    Bastyr University Research Center, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 6:122-8. 2008
  9. doi Use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by Washington State hospices
    Leila E Kozak
    Bastyr University Research Center, 14500 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 25:463-8. 2008
  10. pmc Breast cancer and the immune system
    Leanna J Standish
    Research Center, Bastyr University, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 6:158-68. 2008

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Publications30

  1. ncbi A cross-over study of the effect of a single oral feeding of medium chain triglyceride oil vs. canola oil on post-ingestion plasma triglyceride levels in healthy men
    C Calabrese
    Bastyr University Research Institute, 14500 Juanita Dr NE, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    Altern Med Rev 4:23-8. 1999
    ..001), which is consistent with several other studies involving short- and longer-term feeding with MCT oil. The effect of long-term usage of MCT oil on triglycerides is yet to be established...
  2. pmc Positive correlation between the use of complementary and alternative medicine and internal health locus of control
    Masa Sasagawa
    Bastyr University Research Center, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA, USA
    Explore (NY) 4:38-41. 2008
    ..Earlier evidence has shown that a higher internal HLOC is a predictive factor of positive treatment outcomes...
  3. pmc Neoplastic transformation of rat liver epithelial cells is enhanced by non-transferrin-bound iron
    Donald J Messner
    Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:2. 2008
    ..The primary aim of this study was to investigate NTBI-related hepatic carcinogenesis using T51B rat liver epithelial cells, a non-neoplastic cell line previously developed for carcinogenicity and tumor promotion studies...
  4. pmc Curcumin reduces the toxic effects of iron loading in rat liver epithelial cells
    Donald J Messner
    Bastyr University Research Center, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    Liver Int 29:63-72. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to quantify its effects on iron overload and the resulting downstream toxic effects in cultured T51B rat liver epithelial cells...
  5. doi Acupuncture is underutilized in hospice and palliative medicine
    Leanna J Standish
    Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington 98028, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 25:298-308. 2008
    ..Acupuncture has potential as adjunctive care in palliative and end-of-life care, and the evidence warrants its inclusion in reimbursed palliative and end-of-life care in the United States...
  6. pmc Hypericum perforatum (St John's wort) for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents: a randomized controlled trial
    Wendy Weber
    School of Naturopathic Medicine, Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington, USA
    JAMA 299:2633-41. 2008
    ..Stimulant medication can effectively treat 60% to 70% of youth with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Yet many parents seek alternative therapies, and Hypericum perforatum (St John's wort) is 1 of the top 3 botanicals used...
  7. pmc Immune defects in breast cancer patients after radiotherapy
    Leanna J Standish
    Department of Research, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 6:110-21. 2008
    ..The use of adjunctive immune therapies which target these specific defects may be warranted in the post-treatment period...
  8. pmc Trametes versicolor mushroom immune therapy in breast cancer
    Leanna J Standish
    Bastyr University Research Center, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 6:122-8. 2008
    ..Immune therapy utilizing the polysaccharide constituents of Trametes versicolor (Tv) as concurrent adjuvant cancer therapy may be warranted as part of a comprehensive cancer treatment and secondary prevention strategy...
  9. doi Use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by Washington State hospices
    Leila E Kozak
    Bastyr University Research Center, 14500 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 25:463-8. 2008
    ..To assess the use of complementary and alternative medicine in hospice care in the state of Washington...
  10. pmc Breast cancer and the immune system
    Leanna J Standish
    Research Center, Bastyr University, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 6:158-68. 2008
    ..Empirical support for the concept that immune status and immunomodulatory therapy have important roles in comprehensive breast cancer treatment is provided...
  11. doi Dietary restraint influences accuracies in estimating energy expenditure and energy intake among physically inactive males
    Cristen L Harris
    School of Nutrition and Exercise Science, Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington 98028, USA
    Am J Mens Health 4:33-40. 2010
    ..05) associated with higher dietary restraint. The findings suggest that among sedentary males, there is an inability to accurately estimate calories, which has the potential to influence behaviors that affect weight management...
  12. pmc Description of clinical risk factor changes during naturopathic care for type 2 diabetes
    Ryan Bradley
    Bastyr University Research Center, 14500 Juanita Dr NE, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:633-8. 2009
    ..Publications suggest a high incidence of health promotion counseling in naturopathic practice, yet clinical data on risk factor changes are not available in the literature...
  13. doi Effect of oral magnesium supplementation on measures of airway resistance and subjective assessment of asthma control and quality of life in men and women with mild to moderate asthma: a randomized placebo controlled trial
    Alexandra G Kazaks
    Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science, Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington 98028 4966, USA
    J Asthma 47:83-92. 2010
    ..Epidemiological data shows low dietary magnesium(Mg) may be related to incidence and progression of asthma...
  14. doi Pilates for improvement of muscle endurance, flexibility, balance, and posture
    June A Kloubec
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Gustavus Adolphus College, St Peter, Minnesota, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 24:661-7. 2010
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  15. ncbi Complementary and alternative medical therapies for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and autism
    Wendy Weber
    School of Naturopathic Medicine, Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore, WA 98021, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 54:983-1006; xii. 2007
    ..The CAM evidence in ADHD is addressed, as is the CAM literature in autism...
  16. ncbi Frequency and characteristics of pediatric and adolescent visits in naturopathic medical practice
    Wendy Weber
    School of Naturopathic Medicine, Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Dr NE, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e142-6. 2007
    ..This work sought to identify naturopathic physicians in Washington State who frequently provide pediatric care and to describe the conditions treated and therapies recommended for children...
  17. ncbi A phase I trial of andrographolide in HIV positive patients and normal volunteers
    C Calabrese
    Bastyr University Research Institute, Bastyr University, Washington 98028, USA
    Phytother Res 14:333-8. 2000
    ..Andrographolide may inhibit HIV-induced cell cycle dysregulation, leading to a rise in CD4(+) lymphocyte levels in HIV-1 infected individuals...
  18. ncbi Alternative medicine use in HIV-positive men and women: demographics, utilization patterns and health status
    L J Standish
    Bastyr University AIDS Research Center, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    AIDS Care 13:197-208. 2001
    ..1,675 HIV-positive men and women using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) were enrolled into the Bastyr University AIDS Research Center's Alternative Medicine Care Outcomes in AIDS (AMCOA) study...
  19. ncbi The Oregon Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine career development program: innovation in research training for complementary and alternative medicine
    Karen Ball Shaw
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research Portland, Oregon, USA
    Teach Learn Med 15:45-51. 2003
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  20. ncbi Serum total homocysteine levels, folate, and B-vitamins intake and coronary heart disease risk factors among tri-ethnic college students
    Samer Koutoubi
    Nutrition Department, Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington 98028, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:64-72. 2004
    ..009), and Black non-Hispanic females (P=.005). We observed gender and ethnic differences in tHcy levels of this young population with normal tHcy levels. Abnormally high tHcy concentrations appear to be acquired later in life...
  21. ncbi Electroencephalographic evidence of correlated event-related signals between the brains of spatially and sensory isolated human subjects
    Leanna J Standish
    Bastyr University University of Washington Consciousness Science Laboratory, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:307-14. 2004
    ..To determine whether correlated event-related potentials (ERPs) can be detected between the brains of spatially and sensory isolated human subjects...
  22. pmc Body composition assessment and coronary heart disease risk factors among college students of three ethnic groups
    Samer Koutoubi
    School of Nutrition and Exercise Science, Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:784-91. 2005
    ..This study identified and compared anthropometric measurements, body composition and coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors among college students of three ethnic groups...
  23. ncbi The impact of nuts on diabetes and diabetes risk
    Jennifer C Lovejoy
    School of Nutrition and Exercise Science, Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive N E, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 5:379-84. 2005
    ..Thus, nuts can be a healthy dietary component for individuals with diabetes or those at risk for diabetes, providing overall caloric intake is regulated to maintain a healthy body weight...
  24. ncbi In vitro effects on proliferation, apoptosis and colony inhibition in ER-dependent and ER-independent human breast cancer cells by selected mushroom species
    Yu Huan Gu
    Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    Oncol Rep 15:417-23. 2006
    ..and Flammulina velutipes contain potent antitumor compounds for breast cancer. Our finding is important due to the lack of chemotherapeutic and chemopreventive agents for ER- human breast cancer...
  25. ncbi Echinacea purpurea for prevention of upper respiratory tract infections in children
    Wendy Weber
    Naturopathic Medicine Department, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA 98028 4966, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:1021-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether Echinacea purpurea given to children for the treatment of acute upper respiratory tract infection (URI) was effective in reducing the risk of subsequent URI...
  26. ncbi The naturopathic medical research agenda: the future and foundation of naturopathic medical science
    Leanna J Standish
    Bastyr University, School of Naturopathic Medicine, 14500 Juanita Dr NE, Kenmore WA 98028, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:341-5. 2006
  27. ncbi Cytotoxic effect of oyster mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus on human androgen-independent prostate cancer PC-3 cells
    Yu Huan Gu
    School of Natural Health Sciences, Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington, USA
    J Med Food 9:196-204. 2006
    ..Since POE-F2 is also sensitive to heat and has strong 280 nm absorption, the results imply that active compounds recovered from P. ostreatus are water-soluble proteins or polypeptides...
  28. ncbi Algorithm for complementary and alternative medicine practice and research in type 2 diabetes
    Ryan Bradley
    Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:159-75. 2007
    ..To develop a model to direct the prescription of nutritional and botanical medicines in the treatment of type 2 diabetes for both clinical and research purposes...
  29. pmc CAM therapies among primary care patients using opioid therapy for chronic pain
    Sara Fleming
    Bastyr University, Seattle, Washington 98122, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 7:15. 2007
    ..However; there is limited information on the utilization and efficacy of CAM therapy in primary care patients receiving long-term opioid therapy...
  30. doi Role for toll-like receptor 4 in TNF-alpha secretion by murine macrophages in response to polysaccharide Krestin, a Trametes versicolor mushroom extract
    Lisa A Price
    Bastyr University, Department of Basic Sciences, School of Natural Health Sciences, Kenmore, WA 98028, USA
    Fitoterapia 81:914-9. 2010
    ..Receptor-mediated differences may be due to structural differences in beta glucans or non-glucan constituents...

Research Grants7

  1. METHODS IN COMPLEMENTARY/ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE & HIV/AIDS
    Leanna Standish; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The Center is seeking funding to complete analysis of both the AMCOA and Bastyr-Johns Hopkins MACS studies. ..
  2. North American Naturopathic Medical Research Consortium
    Leanna Standish; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  3. Breast Cancer Integrative Oncology: Prospective Matched Controlled Outcomes Study
    LEANNA J contact STANDISH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Methods: A partnership between Bastyr University and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center will create a case-control matched cohort of IO using breast ..
  4. Controlled Trial of an Herbal Therapy for ADHD
    Wendy Weber; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Standish, ND, PhD, Director of the Bastyr University Research Institute, who will provide guidance in the development of Ms...
  5. Telehealth delivery of a weight loss program in diabetes
    Jennifer Lovejoy; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..3) To perform a pilot study in patients with Type 2 diabetes to determine whether the Healthium interface improves weight loss and diabetes outcomes relative to standard clinic-based treatment. ..
  6. Training in Complementary & Alternative Medical Research
    Jennifer Lovejoy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..b>Bastyr University, the nations? leading CAM training institution, has initiated this proposal in order to prepare scientist ..