Journal Articles

2021

Berndt, J., Ooi, S.L., Pak, S.C. (2021) What is the mechanism driving the reduction of cardiovascular events from glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists? – A mini review. Molecules, 26(16), 4822. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules26164822

Ooi, S. L., Pak, S. C., Micalos, P. S., Schupfer, E., Lockley, C., Park, M. H., & Hwang, S.-J. (2021). The health-promoting properties and clinical applications of rice bran arabinoxylan modified with shiitake mushroom enzyme—A narrative review. Molecules, 26(9), 2539. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules26092539

Schupfer, E., Pak, S. C., Wang, S., Micalos, P. S., Jeffries, T., Ooi, S. L., Golombick, T., Harris, G., & El-Omar, E. (2021). The effects and benefits of arabinoxylans on human gut microbiota – A narrative review. Food Bioscience, 43, 101267. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fbio.2021.101267

2020

Ooi, S. L., Pak, S. C., Micalos, P. S., Schupfer, E., Zielinski, R., Jeffries, T., Harris, G., Golombick, T., & McKinnon, D. (2020). Rice bran arabinoxylan compound and quality of life of cancer patients (RBAC-QoL): Study protocol for a randomized pilot feasibility trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, 19,100580. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conctc.2020.100580

Ooi, S. L., Watts, S., McClean, R., & Pak, S. C. (2020). Vitex agnus-castus for the treatment of cyclic mastalgia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Women’s Health, 29(2), 262-278. https://doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2019.7770

2019

Ooi, S. L., Correa, D., & Pak, S. C. (2019). Probiotics, prebiotics, and low FODMAP diet for irritable bowel syndrome – What is the current evidence? Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 43, 73-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2019.01.010

Ooi, S. L., Pak, S. C. (2019). Short-term intermittent fasting for weight loss – A case report. Cureus, 11(4), e4482https://doi.org/10.7759/cureus.4482

2018

Ooi, S. L., Green, R., & Pak, S. C. (2018). N. acetylcysteine for the treatment of psychiatric disorders: A review of current evidence. BioMed Research International, 2018, 2469486. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/2469486

Ooi, S. L., Henderson, P., & Pak, S. C. (2018). Kava for generalized anxiety disorder: A review of current evidence. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 24(8)770-780. https://doi.org/10.1089/acm.2018.0001

Ooi, S. L., McLean, L., & Pak, S. C. (2018). Naturopathy in Australia: Where are we now? Where are we heading? Complementary  Therapies in Clinical Practice, 33, 27-35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctcp.2018.07.009

Ooi, S. L., McMullen, D., Golombick, T., & Pak, S. C. (2018). Evidence-based review of BioBran/MGN-3 arabinoxylan compound as a complementary therapy for conventional cancer treatment. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 17(2), 165-178https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735417735379

Ooi, S. L., Smith, L., & Pak, S. C. (2018). Evidence-informed massage therapy – An Australian practitioner perspective. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 31, 325-331. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctcp.2018.04.004

2017

Ooi, S. L., Giovino, M., & Pak, S. C. (2017). Transcendental meditation for lowering blood pressure: An overview of systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 34, 26-34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctim.2017.07.008

Ooi, S. L., & Pak, S. C. (2017). Serenoa repens (saw palmetto) for lower urinary tract symptoms/benign prostatic hyperplasia: Current evidence and its clinical implications in naturopathic medicine. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 23 (8), 599-606. https://doi.org/10.1089/acm.2016.0302

2016

Ooi, S. L., Rae, J., & Pak, S. C. (2016). Implementation of evidence-based practice: A naturopath’s perspective. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 22, 24-28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctcp.2015.11.004

Book Chapter

Ooi, S. L., & Pak, S. C. (2020). Massage, humor, and music. In IsHak W. W. (Ed), The handbook of wellness medicine (pp. 403-412). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108650182.033

Edited Book

Pak, S. C., & Ooi, S. L. (Eds.) (2019). Health benefits of meditation. Lidsen. https://www.lidsen.com/Home/Index/viewbook/sp/4

Editorials

Ooi, S. L., & Pak, S. C. (2021). Nutraceuticals in immune function. Molecules, 26(17), 5310.  https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules26175310

Ooi, S. L., & Pak, S. C. (2019). The landscape of current meditation research: An overview to the special issue on “Health benefits of meditation”.  OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine, 4(2), 8.  https://doi.org/10.21926/obm.icm.1902033

Conference Presentations

Ooi, S. L., Pak, S. C., Micalos, P. S., Zielinski, R., Jeffries, T., Schupfer, E., Wang, S., Golombick, T., Harris, G. (2020, Nov 11-13). Rice bran arabinoxylan as an immunomodulator for improving the quality of life of cancer patients: The microbiome connection [Poster presentation]. 7th Annual EMBL Australia Postgraduate Symposium, virtual conference. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.15730.63687

Ooi, S. L., & Pak, S. C. (2019, May 7-10). Intermittent fasting for weight loss: A single-subject case design [Oral presentation]. 14th International Conference on Complementary Research, Brisbane, QLD. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aimed.2019.03.102

Preprints

Al Wadee, Z., Ooi, S.L., Pak, S.C. (2021). Serum Magnesium Levels in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Preprints. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202108.0551.v1

Ooi, S.L., Campbell, R., Pak, S.C., Golombick, T., Manoharan, A., Ramakrishna, R., Badmaev, V., & Schloss, J. (2021). Is 6-Shogaol a Beneficial Phytochemical for Patients with Lower-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome? A Narrative Review. Preprints. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202109.0127.v1

Ooi, S.L., Drew, G., Pak, S.C. (2021). Acupressure and Dementia – A Review of Current Evidence. Preprints. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202108.0532.v1