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    In the News - Kyolic aged garlic extract reduces blood pressure and has other cardiovascular benefits

    New research conducted at NIIM found Kyolic aged garlic extract reduces blood pressure and has other cardiovascular benefits.

    A recent article by A/Prof Dr Karin Ried, Nikolaj Travica and Prof Avni Sali titled “The effect of aged garlic extract on blood pressure and other cardiovascular risk factors in uncontrolled hypertensives: the AGE at Heart trial” was published in last month in the Journal of Integrative Blood Pressure Control.

    NIIM ‘An Introduction to Meditation & Mind Body Medicine’ Volumes I and II now available online.

    NIIM is happy to announce that ‘An Introduction to Meditation & Mind Body Medicine’ Volumes I and II are now available online via Bandcamp
    These two albums provide the perfect introduction to anyone interested in Meditation or Mind-Body Medicine.

    New Appointment at NIIM: Director of Education

    NIIM is pleased to announce the appointment of Associate Professor Kylie O’Brien PhD as the new Director of Education at NIIM.

    Australian senate inquiry into medical complaints regime

    In a media release from the first week of Feburary 2016, it was announced that the Australian Federal Senate will be investigating allegations of bullying and harassment within the medical profession under a motion co-sponsored by South Australian independent Senator Nick Xenophon and Victorian independent Senator John Madigan.

    Senate inquiry into medical complaints regime


    2ND FEBRUARY 2016

    Professor Avni Sali - Goulburn Valley Health Auxiliary Talk

    Professor Sali will be addressing the Goulburn Valley Health Auxiliary members at a St Valentine’s brunch fundraiser on Sun 14th Feb in Shepparton. Around 200 people will be treated to a talk about Prof Sali’s beginnings in Shepparton and how he went on to become a pioneer and leader in Integrative Medicine.

    He will also outline the principles of health and wellbeing, at any age.

    The Roadmap to Wellness Launch

    Renowned integrative doctors collaborate to create Consumer Preventative Health Guide

    The National Institute of Integrative Medicine (NIIM) is delighted to launch The Roadmap to Wellness, a comprehensive, lifestyle focused handbook that focuses on a preventive approach to achieving optimum health and wellness.

    NIIM Research visit to Wakunaga Pharmaceuticals, Japan

    NIIM Director of Research, A/Prof Karin Ried, has recently visited Wakunaga Pharmaceuticals in Tokyo, Japan to attend Wakunaga’s 60th Anniversary Celebration on the 3rd of June 2015.
    As part of the event attended by over 180 guests and the Japanese press A/Prof Ried was proud to present her research on ‘Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract for Hypertension and Heart Health’.

    Role Models - Post Event

    A Great Night Had By All!

    On Saturday 20 June, guests gathered at Sofitel Melbourne on Collins to support NIIM in the establishment of NIIM Kids, a new paediatric integrative healthcare clinic for the prevention and treatment of illness in children.

    Role Models would not have been possible without the awesome support, effort and generosity from our corporate sponsors and individuals with the passion and commitment to make it happen!

    Dr Steven Harris 'Lyme and Tick Borne Diseases' - Public Lecture Footage now online

    Thanks to everyone who attended this Free Public Lecture, for everyone else who couldn't make it the footage from the lecture is now available online for viewing.

    Lyme and Tick Borne Diseases

    Dr Steven Harris MD - Prominent internist and ILADS educator from the USA

    Exercise is as effective as prescription drugs for most cardio-metabolic diseases

    NIIM's Physiologist and Nutritionist practitioner Dr Ian Gillam has published 'Exercise is as effective as prescription drugs for most cardio-metabolic diseases: So why do medical practitioners not prescribe it?' in Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal. 4 (1) March 2015.


    So why don't medical practitioners prescribe it?

    – Written by Ian Gillam, Australia