Peer-reviewed papers

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.