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Elizabeth Steels
University of Sydney
12Publications
5H-index
78Citations
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Abstract Objectives The aim of the study was to assess the safety and efficacy of a nasal spray containing a polyphenol-rich standardized extract of cinnamon bark (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) (IND02) for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR). Methods This study was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study conducted in otherwise healthy men and women, aged between 18 and 75 years old, who were experiencing acute SAR symptoms. Participants were randomized in a 1:1 ratio to a nas...
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#1Elizabeth Steels (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 5
Last.Luis Vitetta (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 27
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Background: The aim of the study was to assess the safety, tolerability and efficacy of palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) when dosed at 300 mg and 600 mg per day on symptoms of knee osteoarthritis. Methods: This was a single site, comparative, double-blind placebo controlled study in adults with mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis with 111 participants randomized to receive 300 mg PEA, 600 mg PEA or placebo each day, in divided doses b.i.d, for 8 weeks. The primary outcome was the Western Ontario and...
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#1Elizabeth Steels (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 5
#2Megan L. Steele (QUT: Queensland University of Technology)H-Index: 14
Last.Samantha Coulson (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 3
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Abstract Aims The aim of the present study was to examine the safety and efficacy of a formulated Ayurvedic botanical combination in reducing vasomotor and other menopause-associated symptoms in otherwise healthy women. Methods This was a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial conducted with 117 healthy women, aged 40 to 65 years using a formulated Ayurvedic medicine composed of 75 mg Tinospora Cardifolia, 100 mg Asparagus racemosus, 100 mg Withania somnifera and 225 mg Commiphora mu...
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#2Elizabeth SteelsH-Index: 5
Last.Luis VitettaH-Index: 27
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A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial assessed the efficacy and safety of Ageratum conyzoides in treating benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH). In this study, 109 men with medically diagnosed BPH, aged 41-76 years, were administered the investigational product, A. conyzoides extract at a dose of 250 mg/d or placebo, q.d. for 12 weeks. The primary outcome measures were the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS), daily urinary frequency and safety evaluations. The second...
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#1Elizabeth Steels (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 5
#2Megan L. Steele (QUT: Queensland University of Technology)H-Index: 14
Last.Samantha Coulson (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 3
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Trigonella foenum-graecum seed extract has demonstrated hormone modulatory activity, providing biological plausibility for relieving menopausal symptoms. The study aimed to assess efficacy of a standardized T. foenum-graecum de-husked seed extract in reducing menopausal symptoms in healthy aging women. The study was a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial that recruited 115 women aged 40 to 65 years of which 59 were allocated to active (n = 54 completed) and 56 to placebo (n = 50 co...
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#1Amanda Rao (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 2
#2Elizabeth SteelsH-Index: 5
Last.Luis Vitetta (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 27
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AbstractThis study examined the effect of Testofen, a specialised Trigonella foenum-graecum seed extract on the symptoms of possible androgen deficiency, sexual function and serum androgen concentrations in healthy aging males. This was a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial involving 120 healthy men aged between 43 and 70 years of age. The active treatment was standardised Trigonella foenum-graecum seed extract at a dose of 600 mg/day for 12 weeks. The primary outcome measure was ...
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#1Amanda Rao (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 2
#2Elizabeth SteelsH-Index: 5
Last.Luis Vitetta (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 27
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The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of Trigonella foenum-graecum (fenugreek) seed extract on sex hormones and sexual function in healthy menstruating women who reported low sexual drive. This short term, single site, double blind, randomised, placebo-controlled study was conducted on 80 women, aged 20 to 49 years. Participants were randomised to either an oral dose of a standardised T. foenum-graecum seed extract (libifem) at a dose of 600 mg/day or placebo over two menstrual cycles....
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#1Amanda RaoH-Index: 3
#2Elizabeth SteelsH-Index: 5
Last.Gavin BeccariaH-Index: 6
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#1Samantha Coulson (UQ: University of Queensland)H-Index: 7
#2Amanda Rao (UQ: University of Queensland)H-Index: 3
Last.Luis Vitetta (UQ: University of Queensland)H-Index: 27
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Summary Objective The aim of the clinical trial was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ProstateEZE Max, an orally dosed herbal preparation containing Cucurbita pepo , Epilobium parviflorum , lycopene, Pygeum africanum and Serenoa repens in the management of symptoms of medically diagnosed benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH). Design This was a short-term phase II randomized double-blind placebo controlled clinical trial. Setting The trial was conducted on 57 otherwise healthy males aged 40–80 y...
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#1Luis VitettaH-Index: 27
#2Samantha CoulsonH-Index: 7
Last.Elizabeth SteelsH-Index: 5
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