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Influence of a Specialized Trigonella foenum-graecum Seed Extract (Libifem), on Testosterone, Estradiol and Sexual Function in Healthy Menstruating Women, a Randomised Placebo Controlled Study.
Rao A, Steels E, Beccaria G, Inder WJ, Vitetta L. – Download link

 

Fenugreek study
Rao A,Steels E,Beccaria G, Inder W, Vitetta L. 2015 Influence of a Specialized Trigonella foenum-graecum Seed Extract (Libifem), on Testosterone, Estradiol and Sexual Function in Healthy Menstruating Women, a Randomised Placebo Controlled Study  Phytotherapy Research 24 APR 2015, DOI: 10.1002/ptr.5355. –  Download link

 

A phase II randomised double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial investigating the efficacy and safety of ProstateEZE Max: a herbal medicine preparation for the management of symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy.Complement Ther Med. 2013 Jun;21(3):172-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2013.01.007. Epub 2013 Feb 23. Coulson S, Rao A, Beck SL, Steels E, Gramotnev H, Vitetta L.

 

Treatment with 4Jointz reduces knee pain over 12 weeks of treatment in patients with clinical knee osteoarthritis: a randomised controlled trial. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2012 Nov;20(11):1209-16. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2012.07.019. Epub 2012 Aug 2. Laslett LL, Quinn SJ, Darian-Smith E, Kwok M, Fedorova T, Körner H, Steels E, March L, Jones G.

 

Aromatherapy for treatment of postoperative nausea and vomiting. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Apr 18;4:CD007598. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD007598.pub2. Hines S, Steels E, Chang A, Gibbons K.

 

Physiological Aspects of Male Libido Enhanced by Standardized Trigonella foenum-graecum Extract and Mineral Formulation. Phytother Res. 2011 Feb 10. doi: 10.1002/ptr.3360. Steels E, Rao A, Vitetta L.

 

The effect of a natural transdermal preparation in the treatment of symptoms associated with menopause. Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies 01/2010; 8(4):531-532. DOI:10.1111/j.2042-7166.2003.tb04058.x. AJ Rao, E Steels, TA Seipel

 

The use of a herbal tablet in the treatment of symptoms of incontinence. Continence Journal of Australia, 2002. Steels E, Seipel T, Rao A

 

The use of a herbal and essential oil transdermal preparation in the treatment of symptomsof incontinence. Continence Journal of Australia, 2001. Steels E, Seipel T, Rao A.

 

Relationships between thermotolerance, oxidative stress responses and induction of stress proteins in human tumour cell lines. Biochem Pharmacol. 1992 Dec 1;44(11):2123-9. Steels EL, Watson K, Parsons PG.

 

Presentations

Previous Research

Leptospermum scoparium (manuka) essential oil – Evidence for anti-bacterial activity and a topical treatment of acute herpes labialis outbreaks. 21st EADV conference, Prague, 2012. (Poster). Rao A, Hammer KA and Steels E

Male Libido Enhanced by Testofen. Supplyside West, Las Vegas 2009. Rao. A, Steels E.

Challenges of Research in Complementary Medicine. Orkney Science Festival, Scotland. September 2004. Rao A, Steels E.

Use of natural preparation (Biogest) in the treatment of symptoms associated with menopause. 10th Annual symposium of complementary medicine, Royal College of Physicians, London. November 2003. (Poster). Rao A, Steels E.