Peer-reviewed papers

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.

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.

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.

Ooi, S. L., & Pak, S. C. (2019). Short-term intermittent fasting for weight loss – A case report. Cureus, 11(4), e4482

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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), 165-178

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.

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.

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.

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.

Edited Book

Pak, S. C., & Ooi, S. L. (Eds.) (2019). Health benefits of meditation. Lidsen.


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.

Conference Paper

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.