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Dr Dipesh Hapani joins the NIIM Clinic

April 17, 2019

Meet the latest NIIM Clinic clinician, Dr Dipesh Hapani! About Dr Dipesh Hapani Dr Dipesh HapaniIntegrative General PractitionerMBBS AMC DCH(Paed) MRCP(UK) FRACGP FACRRM FARGP Dr Hapani is an experienced GP who has worked across the Globe. Dipesh came to Australia in 2007 and became interested in working as a Rural Generalist, Dr Hapani has since worked in all states of Australia as Rural Generalist / Senior Medical Officer, he completed FRACGP and FACRRM training in 2011. He also completed his Fellowship in Advanced Rural General Practice in 2012 along with…

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New Practitioners at the NIIM Clinic

March 29, 2019

The NIIM Clinic welcomes two new practitioners! Integrative GP Dr Jonathan Upfal and Naturopath Jessica Milroy. About Our New Practitioners Dr Jonathan Upfal Dr Jonathan Upfal graduated with honours from University of Sydney in 1983 and trained at Sydney Hospital, Westmead Hospital, Prince Henry’s Hospital, Melbourne. He is the author of the “Australian Drug Guide” a multi-bestselling a consumer guide to medications and is co-author of “Your Medical Tests: What Do They Really Mean?”. Jonathan is also currently a Smart Phone application “Top300 Rx Plus”. Special Interests Biochemical psychiatry and psychology Pyrrole…

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RideWithMike – In the Media – Channel 10 News

March 14, 2019

Mike Navybox and A/Prof Karin Ried were interviewed in early March 2019 by Channel 10 news regarding ‘RideWithMike’. Michael Navybox aims to raise public awareness about the importance of early detection, intervention, prevention and treatment of cancer, depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Mike will attempt to ride three European Grand Tours in the one year and on the same day as the professional cyclists. Learn more about ‘RideWithMike’

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Aged garlic for healthy ageing: Australian study reveals heart health benefits of supplement

February 11, 2019

NIIM Research Director A/Prof Karin Ried was recently interviewed in the article ‘Aged garlic for healthy ageing: Australian study reveals heart health benefits of supplement‘ by Nutra Ingredients Asia. The article discusses the findings of NIIM’s research on Kyolic Garlic, see The GarGIC Trial for more details A recent Australian RCT has reported the positive effects of aged garlic extract on hypertension and other cardiovascular health markers and age-related conditions. The 12-week study, published in Frontiers of Nutrition, investigated the eects of daily intake of Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract or…

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A/Prof Karin Ried interviewed on Channel 9 News – Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract

January 23, 2019

A/Prof Karin Ried and Dr Gerald Quigley were interviewed by Channel 9 News yesterday on the Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract. Find out more about the Kyolic Aged Garlic

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Ride with Mike – Update

January 16, 2019

For those following, Mike is currently riding the Tour Down Under, following the professionals each day.

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NIIM Research NewsFlash

December 19, 2018

Published (11 Dec 2018): Karin Ried, Nikolaj Travica, Avni Sali The Effect of Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract on Gut Microbiota, Inflammation, and Cardiovascular Markers in Hypertensives: The GarGIC Trial Frontiers in Nutrition 2018, 5 (122) https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnut.2018.00122/full “Kyolic aged garlic extract is effective in reducing blood pressure in patients with uncontrolled hypertension, and has the potential to improve arterial stiffness, inflammation, and gut microbial profile. Aged garlic extract is highly tolerable with a high safety profile as a stand-alone or adjunctive antihypertensive treatment, with multiple benefits for cardiovascular health.”

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NIIM Clinic Holiday Hours

December 19, 2018

Dear NIIM Clinic patients, Please see below for NIIM Clinic holiday dates: NIIM Clinic (Melbourne) The NIIM Clinic will be closed for the holidays between the 23rd of December and the 1st of January. The clinic will be reopening on the 2nd of Janurary. NIIM Gold Coast NIIM Gold Coast will be closed for the holidays between the 22nd of December and the 1st of January. The clinic will be reopening on the 2nd of January.  

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Follow ‘Ride with Mike’

December 6, 2018

Michael Navybox is CLIMBING MOUNTAINS to CONQUER CANCER, DEPRESSION & PTSD.

What is ‘Ride with Mike’?
Ride With Mike aims to raise public awareness about the importance of early detection, intervention and prevention of cancer, depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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NIIM Symposium ‘Integrative Medicine – The Art & Science’ in review

November 30, 2018

Many thanks to everyone who joined us for our 5th Annual Symposium recently. What a fabulous program with 30 International & Australian speakers covering the key themes of Cancer, Pain, Inflammation, Paediatrics & Children’s Health, Brain Health, Cognition, Dementia & Healthy Ageing. The program included keynote lectures, interactive workshops, panel discussions, Q&A sessions and scientific abstracts. Delegates were also offered energising Tai Chi or stretching exercises during lunch breaks on both days of the symposium. This year we also included an optional half-day Masterclass on “Integrated Management of Cancer: Emerging...

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