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Dr Karin Ried interviewed on the Health Quest podcast

April 4, 2013

Dr Karin Ried has been interviewed on the Health Quest podcast on her aged garlic extract trials and the results suggesting that Aged Garlic Extract can be an effective and tolerable treatment for hypertension. Visit the Health Quest website to read their article and listen to the interview. Directly download the interview to listen or you can read Dr Ried’s study here.

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Read Dr Karin Ried’s latest book chapter

March 25, 2013

Dr Karin Ried has published her newest book chapter titled ‘Infertility: The Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach to Fertility Management, Menstrual Health, Fertility Awareness and Emotional Well-Being’. The book discuses the usage of Traditional Chinese Medicine as a treatment for infertility and the benefits of it’s holistic non-invasion treatment options compared to the conventional in-vitro-fertilisation (IVF) approach. Dr Ried’s new book chapter is available for FREE download from https://www.novapublishers.com Abstract: Infertility affects about 15% of couples in western societies. Despite infertility occurring relatively often in the population, it is experienced as…

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Sleep Wellness The Overnight Remedy – Professor Avni Sali’s latest monthly article for The Melbourne Review

March 19, 2013

In his continuing series of articles for The Melbourne Review Professor Avni Sali’s writes on the topic of Sleep, it’s importance to your health and the Integrative way to improving sleep quality. Read the full article here. SLEEP WELLNESS THE OVERNIGHT REMEDY March 2013AVNI SALI Most people can relate to the feelings of impaired daytime function and fatigue, lack of concentration and memory problems associated with a poor night’s sleep. But did you know that poor or insufficient sleep can also be a major health risk? British researchers have found…

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Role Models 2013 – Save the Date!

March 14, 2013

NIIM is proud to announce that Role Models is returning for 2013, taking place at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collin on the 22nd of August, Role Models 2013 will feature the best and brightest, Remember to save the date! Further details to be announced soon.

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Supergood Superfoods – Professor Avni Sali’s latest monthly article for The Melbourne Review

February 18, 2013

In latest issue of the The Melbourne Review Professor Avni Sali’s monthly article titled: ‘Supergood Superfoods for Optimal Health’ delves into the world of the ‘Super Food’, their ability to improve health outcomes and the importance of including them in your everyday diet. Excerpt: Supergood Superfoods for Optimal Health February 2013AVNI SALI Did you know that only about 12 percent of household food and beverage expenditure is spent on the purchase of fruit and vegetables? According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (2009-10), household expenditure on fast food for the…

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In the news – Shepparton News Feature

February 5, 2013

NIIM has recently been featured in the Shepparton News. For more news from the Shepparton region visit Shepparton News

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Antioxidants and Cancer Prevention

January 29, 2013

In a article published by the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service Steve Hickey, PhD writes on research demonstrating how Antioxidants can be used to prevent and potentially cure Cancer. Antioxidants Prevent Cancer and Some May Even Cure It Commentary by Steve Hickey, PhD (OMNS Jan 24, 2013) It is widely accepted that antioxidants in the diet and supplements are one of the most effective ways of preventing cancer. Nevertheless, Dr. James Watson has recently suggested that antioxidants cause cancer and interfere with its treatment. James Watson is among the most renowned…

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NIIM responds to latest Vitamin controversy

January 15, 2013

You may have seen the recent articles in the media: “Vitamins could hinder, not help cancer fight”, by Nick Collins on a research paper written by Jim Watson, which appeared in The Age, page 7, on 10 Jan 2013 as well as online. Here are some links: http://www.theage.com.au/world/vitamins-blocking-cancer-treatment-20130109-2cfjs.html http://theage.com.au/national/health/vitamins-can-harm-cancer-patients-scientist-20130109-2cgrc.html The National Institute of Integrative Medicine is concerned that these articles do not fully evaluate the evidence for vitamins and may also be misleading for cancer patients. We have prepared this media response: We admire the Nobel-prize winning work by James…

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In the news – Dr Karin Ried’s Garlic Trials

January 11, 2013

A recent Study lead by Dr Karin Ried has studied Garlic, it’s blood pressure-lowering properties and it’s potential use as a treatment for Hypertension, a medical condition that affects about 30% of adults worldwide. Dr Karin Ried’s trial assessed the effect, dose–response, tolerability and acceptability of different doses of aged garlic extract as an adjunct treatment to existing antihypertensive medication in patients with uncontrolled hypertension. At the conclusion of the trial, patients who consumed two capsules of aged garlic extract daily had a mean reduction in systolic blood pressure of…

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In the news – NIIM Hyperthermia Launch

September 12, 2012

On Wednesday 29th August, the official Hyperthermia Launch was held at NIIM. Around 40 people, plus Media were in attendance. The sun shone upon us as we marked this special occasion in a fitting tribute to the Bardas Family Foundation. Special guests attending the launch included Professor Iain Wallace; Deputy Lord Mayor, Cr Susan Riley; Boroondara Council’s Cr Jack Wegman;  David, Belinda and Elli Bardas, and other guests. Thank you to all who attended. We had some great media exposure including this full-page article in the Melbourne Observer – journalist…

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