Latest publications from NAFKAM

This page shows a chronological list, compiled from several sources, of new publications from NAFKAM's researchers.

Latest publications (2024)

Hoenders R, Ghelman R, Portella C, Simmons S, Locke A, Cramer H, Gallego-Perez D, Jong M A review of the WHO strategy on traditional, complementary, and integrative medicine from the perspective of academic consortia for integrative medicine and health. Frontiers in Medicine. 2024 June

Jong MC, Fernee CR, Stenling A, Lown EA, Berntsen S, Victorson DE, Jong M. Protocol of a randomised controlled multicentre trial investigating the effectiveness and safety of a wilderness programme on the mental and physical well-being of adolescents and young adults affected by cancer: the WAYA-2 study. BMJ Open. 2024 May 21;14(5):e087626. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2024-087626. PMID: 38772886; PMCID: PMC11110565.

Zou X-y, Liu X-h, Lu C-l, Jin X-y, He B-x, Liao Y-l, Liu, Ting, Dai Y_D, Qi S-H,Sheng Z-J,Yan Z-F, Yang G-Y, Stub T, Liu J-P. Traditional Chinese medicine for post-viral olfactory dysfunction: A systematic review. Integrative Medicine Research. 2024;13(2):101045. 

Ben-Arye E, Samuels N, Seifert G, Gressel O, Peleg R, Jong M. Integrative Medicine Across the Pediatric Cancer Care Trajectory: A Narrative Review. Curr Oncol Rep. 2024 May 11. doi: 10.1007/s11912-024-01538-1. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38733465.

Sinha N, Hamre HJ, Musial F, L Werner E, Björkman L. Health complaints before and at one and five years after removal of dental amalgam restorations - data from a prospective cohort study in Norway. Acta Odontol Scand. 2024 May 3;83:219-229. doi: 10.2340/aos.v83.40260. PMID: 38699922.

Li ZQ, Wang XF, Feng C, Fei YT, Liu JP. Global trends of acupuncture clinical research on analgesia from 2010 to 2023: a bibliometric and visualization analysis. Front Neurol. 2024 Apr 11;15:1368988. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2024.1368988. PMID: 38665996; PMCID: PMC11043534.

Kristoffersen AEStub T, Nilsen JV, Nordberg JH, Broderstad AR, Wider B, Bjelland M. Exploring dietary changes and supplement use among cancer patients in Norway: prevalence, motivations, disclosure, information, and perceived risks and benefits: a cross sectional study. BMC Nutr. 2024 Apr 26;10(1):65. doi: 10.1186/s40795-024-00872-8. PMID: 38671478; PMCID: PMC11055316.

Lindén Dahle M, Alræk TMusial FAn acupuncture protocol for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) - a Delphi-process. Complement Med Res. 2024 Apr 17. doi: 10.1159/000538750. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38631296.

Jong MStub T, Jong MC. Supporting Personal Growth in Childhood, Adolescent and Young-Adult Cancer Survivors Through Challenges in Nature - A Qualitative Study of WAYA Wilderness Programme Participation. Glob Adv Integr Med Health. 2024 Mar 8;13:27536130241238150. doi: 10.1177/27536130241238150. PMID: 38464957; PMCID: PMC10924559.

Hervik JA, Vika KS and Stub T (2024). Transcranial direct current stimulation for
chronic headaches, a randomized, controlled trial.
Front. Pain Res. 5:1353987. doi: 10.3389/fpain.2024.1353987

Risvoll H, Risør T, Halvorsen KH, Waaseth M, Stub T, Giverhaug T, Musial FGeneral practitioners' role in safeguarding patients with dementia in their use of dietary supplements. A qualitative study. Scand J Prim Health Care. 2024 Mar;42(1):16-28. doi: 10.1080/02813432.2023.2283182. Epub 2024 Feb 7. PMID: 37982720; PMCID: PMC10851825.

Lee B, Kwon CY, Lee HW, Nielsen A, Wieland LS, Kim TH, Birch S, Alraek T, Lee MS. The effect of sham acupuncture can differ depending on the points needled in knee osteoarthritis: A systematic review and network meta-analysis. Heliyon. 2024 Feb 7;10(4):e25650. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2024.e25650. PMID: 38380038; PMCID: PMC10877264.

Y Shang, SF Wei, KP Yang, Yuan Liu, S Wei, X Dong, X Wang, Z Xie, R Fang, L Liang, X Li, L Xu, M Chen, K Zhang, J Huang, L Wang, Y Yang, H Liao, G Xing, Y Zheng, X Li, J Lin, C Shi, Y Zeng, L Mo, F Sun, X Li, Z Zhang, K Chen, Z He , J Liu. Efficacy of Qingpeng ointment (a Tibetan medicine) for acute gouty arthritis: a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. BMC Complement Med Ther.2024 Jan 4;24(1):21. doi: 10.1186/s12906-023-04328-7 PMCID: PMC10768221


Lee B, Kwon CY, Lee HW, Nielsen A, Wieland LS, Kim TH, Birch S, Alraek T, Lee MS. Different Outcomes According to Needling Point Location Used in Sham Acupuncture for Cancer-Related Pain: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis. Cancers (Basel). 2023 Dec 17;15(24):5875. doi: 10.3390/cancers15245875.

Ang L, Song E, Jong MC, Alræk T, Wider B, Choi TY, Jun JH, Lee B, Choi Y, Lee HW, Yang C, Lee MS. Mapping of systematic reviews on traditional medicine across health conditions: a protocol for a systematic map. BMJ Open. 2023 Dec 11;13(12):e075215. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2023-075215

Mekjavic IB, Norheim AJ, Friedl KE.Human performance and medical treatment during cold weather operations - synthesis of a symposium. Int J Circumpolar Health. 2023 Dec;82(1):2246666. doi: 10.1080/22423982.2023.2246666.
PMID: 37594504 Free PMC article. Review. 

Friedl KE, Hasselstrom H, Kingma BRM, Norheim AJ, Ojanen T, Sullivan-Kwantes W, Teien HK, White G. Introduction: Training is more important than technology (for performance in the cold).  Int J Circumpolar Health. 2023 Dec;82(1):2240572. doi: 10.1080/22423982.2023.2240572. PMID: 37499139 Free PMC article. 

Steinberg T, Kristoffersen AE, Bjerkan G, Norheim AJ. Freezing cold injuries among soldiers in the Norwegian Armed Forces - A cross sectional study. Int J Circumpolar Health. 2023 Dec;82(1):2227344. doi: 10.1080/22423982.2023.2227344. PMID: 37389983; PMCID: PMC10316728.

Norheim AJ, Sullivan-Kwantes W, Steinberg T, Castellani J, Friedl KE. The classification of freezing cold injuries - a NATO research task group position paper. Int J Circumpolar Health. 2023 Dec;82(1):2203923. doi: 10.1080/22423982.2023.2203923. PMID: 37083565; PMCID: PMC10124983.

Risvoll H, Risør T, Halvorsen KH, Waaseth M, Stub T, Giverhaug T, Musial F. General practitioners' role in safeguarding patients with dementia in their use of dietary supplements. A qualitative study. Scand J Prim Health Care. 2023 Nov 20:1-13. doi: 10.1080/02813432.2023.2283182. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37982720.

Norheim AJ, Borud E, Mercer JB, de Weerd L, Weiss T, Wilsgaard T. Botulinum Toxin A in the treatment of frostbite sequelae - results from a blinded, early-phase, comparative trial. Int J Circumpolar

Lown EA, Otto HR, Norton CL, Jong MC, Jong M. Program evaluation of a wilderness experience for adolescents facing cancer: A time in nature to heal, connect and find strength. PLoS One. 2023 Oct 3;18(10):e0291856. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0291856. PMID: 37788280; PMCID: PMC10547176.

Kim TH, Lee MS, Birch S, Alræk T, Norheim AJ, Kang JW. Publication status and reporting quality of case reports on acupuncture-related adverse events: A systematic reviews of case studies. Heliyon. 2023 Sep 30;9(10):e20577. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2023.e20577. PMID: 37842566; PMCID: PMC10569964.

Kim TH, Birch S, Alraek T, Lee MS. Three aspects of acupuncture-related adverse events: Issues around the reporting of acupuncture-related adverse events. Integr Med Res. 2023 Sep;12(3):100980. doi: 10.1016/j.imr.2023.100980. Epub 2023 Aug 6. PMID: 37664455; PMCID: PMC10468376.

Lee B, Kwon CY, Lee HW, Nielsen A, Wieland LS, Kim TH, Birch S, Alraek T, Lee MS. Needling Point Location Used in Sham Acupuncture for Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Sep 5;6(9):e2332452. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.32452. PMID: 37672270; PMCID: PMC10483312.

Hervik JB, Foss EB, Stub T. Living with chronic headaches: A qualitative study from an outpatient pain clinic in Norway. Explore (NY). 2023 Sep-Oct;19(5):702-709. doi: 10.1016/j.explore.2023.01.004. Epub 2023 Jan 30. PMID: 36725462.

Nakandi K, Benebo FO, Hopstock LA, Stub T, Kristoffersen AE. Adherence to lifestyle recommendations among Norwegian cancer survivors and the impact of traditional and complementary medicine use: the Tromsø Study 2015-2016. BMC Complement Med Ther. 2023 Aug 19;23(1):292. doi: 10.1186/s12906-023-04123-4. PMID: 37598174; PMCID: PMC10439550.

Meijer JEM, Machielse A, Smid GE, Schats W, Jong MC. The resilience of Jewish communities living in the diaspora: a scoping review. Front Psychol. 2023 Aug 16;14:1215404. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1215404. PMID: 37655197; PMCID: PMC10466794.

Jong MC, Dahlqvist H, Lown EA, Schats W, Beckman L, Jong M. A randomized controlled pilot study assessing feasibility and safety of a wilderness program for childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer survivors: the WAYA study. BMC Public Health. 2023 Aug 8;23(1):1504. doi: 10.1186/s12889-023-16408-x. PMID: 37553637; PMCID: PMC10410899.

Wu XK, Gao JS, Ma HL, Wang Y, Zhang B, Liu ZL, Li J, Cong J, Qin HC, Yang XM, Wu Q, Chen XY, Lu ZL, Feng YH, Qi X, Wang YX, Yu L, Cui YM, An CM, Zhou LL, Hu YH, Li L, Cao YJ, Yan Y, Liu L, Liu YX, Liu ZS, Painter RC, Ng EHY, Liu JP, Mol BWJ, Wang CC. Acupuncture and Doxylamine-Pyridoxine for Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy : A Randomized, Controlled, 2 × 2 Factorial Trial. Ann Intern Med. 2023 Jul;176(7):922-933. doi: 10.7326/M22-2974. Epub 2023 Jun 20. PMID: 37335994.

Fuchs KH, Musial F, Retzbach L, Hann A, Meining A. Quality of life in benign colorectal disease-a review of the assessment with the Gastrointestinal Quality of Life Index (GIQLI). Int J Colorectal Dis. 2023 Jun 20;38(1):172. doi: 10.1007/s00384-023-04473-y. PMID: 37338676; PMCID: PMC10282040.

Hohenschurz-Schmidt D, Vase L, Scott W, Annoni M, Ajayi OK, Barth J, Bennell K, Berna C, Bialosky J, Braithwaite F, Finnerup NB, Williams ACC, Carlino E, Cerritelli F, Chaibi A, Cherkin D, Colloca L, Côté P, Darnall BD, Evans R, Fabre L, Faria V, French S, Gerger H, Häuser W, Hinman RS, Ho D, Janssens T, Jensen K, Johnston C, Juhl Lunde S, Keefe F, Kerns RD, Koechlin H, Kongsted A, Michener LA, Moerman DE, Musial F, Newell D, Nicholas M, Palermo TM, Palermo S, Peerdeman KJ, Pogatzki-Zahn EM, Puhl AA, Roberts L, Rossettini G, Tomczak Matthiesen S, Underwood M, Vaucher P, Vollert J, Wartolowska K, Weimer K, Werner CP, Rice ASC, Draper-Rodi J. Recommendations for the development, implementation, and reporting of control interventions in efficacy and mechanistic trials of physical, psychological, and self-management therapies: the CoPPS Statement. BMJ. 2023 May 25;381:e072108. doi: 10.1136/bmj-2022-072108. PMID: 37230508 No abstract available

Norheim AJ, Kristoffersen AE, Jong M. Alternative treatment and grey areas. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2023 May 8;143(7). English, Norwegian. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.23.0014. PMID: 37158515. 

Björkman L, Musial F, Alræk T, Werner EL, Hamre HJ. Mercury, silver and selenium in serum before and after removal of amalgam restorations: results from a prospective cohort study in Norway. Acta Odontol Scand. 2023 May;81(4):298-310. doi: 10.1080/00016357.2022.2143422. Epub 2022 Nov 16. PMID: 36383213

Lindén Dahle M, Alræk T. Implementing evidence into clinical practice. A survey amongst Norwegian acupuncturists. European Journal of Integrative Medicine, Vol.59, 2023 Apr 25.

Boram Lee, Chan-Young Kwon, Ye-Seul Lee, Terje Alraek, Stephen Birch, Hye Won Lee, Lin Ang, Myeong Soo Lee. Global research trends of sham acupuncture: A bibliometric analysis, Complementary Therapies in Medicine, Volume 79, 2023, 103001, ISSN 0965-2299. 2023 Apr 21 ;82(1):2189556. doi: 10.1080/22423982.2023.2189556. PMID: 36919578; PMCID: PMC10026811.

Alraek T, Birch S, Choi TY, Ang L, Jun JH, Lu W, Lee MS. Using Acupuncture for Adjunct Treatment for Cancer-Related Fatigue in Breast Cancer Patients Is Practicable. Reply to Hu et al. Is Acupuncture an Ideal Adjunctive Treatment for Cancer-Related Fatigue? Comment on "Choi et al. Acupuncture for Managing Cancer-Related Fatigue in Breast Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Cancers 2022, 14, 4419". Cancers (Basel). 2023 Apr 10;15(8):2227. doi: 10.3390/cancers15082227. PMID: 37190156; PMCID: PMC10137070.

Mora DC, Jong MC, Quandt SA, Arcury TA, Kristoffersen AE, Stub T. Supportive care for cancer-related symptoms in pediatric oncology: a qualitative study among healthcare providers. BMC Complement Med Ther. 2023 Apr 3;23(1):104. doi: 10.1186/s12906-023-03924-x. PMID: 37013571; PMCID: PMC10069108.

Kim TH, Lee MS, Lee B, Birch S, Alraek T. Methods matters: comments on the currently published article in Pain Medicine, "Effect of sham acupuncture on chronic pain: a Bayesian network meta-analysis". Pain Med. 2023 Apr 3;24(4):468-469. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnad023. PMID: 36869683.

Rong HG, Zhang XW, Han M, Sun X, Wu XD, Lai XZ, Shen C, Yu WJ, Fang H, Fei YT, Liu JP. Evidence synthesis of Chinese medicine for monkeypox: Suggestions from other contagious pox-like viral diseases. Front Pharmacol. 2023 Mar 13;14:1121580. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2023.1121580. PMID: 36992826; PMCID: PMC10040637.

Nakandi K, Stub T, Kristoffersen AE. Clinical associations for traditional and complementary medicine use among norwegian cancer survivors in the seventh survey of the Tromsø study: a cross-sectional study. BMC Complement Med Ther. 2023 Mar 4;23(1):70. doi: 10.1186/s12906-023-03896-y. PMID: 36871025; PMCID: PMC9985214.

Zhang XW, Li J, Hou WB, Jiang Y, Zheng RX, Xu DH, Shen C, Robinson N, Liu JP. Chinese herbal medicine for drug-induced liver injury in patients with HIV/AIDS: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Integr Med Res. 2023 Mar;12(1):100918. doi: 10.1016/j.imr.2022.100918. Epub 2022 Dec 23. PMID: 36632130; PMCID: PMC9826828.

Norheim AJ, Fønnebø VM, Lindeland JP, Varpe T, Stub T, Bigset C, Kristoffersen AE. Reflexology for acute rhinosinusitis - Results from a blinded, early-phase comparative trial. Explore (NY). 2023 Jan-Feb;19(1):36-41. doi: 10.1016/j.explore.2022.08.002. Epub 2022 Aug 6. PMID: 35961842.

Mora DC, Kristoffersen AE, Jong MC, Hervik JA, Stub T. A Qualitative Study Among Healthcare Providers on Risks Associated With the Use of Supportive Care for Cancer Treatment-Related Symptoms in Children and Adolescents. Integr Cancer Ther. 2023 Jan-Dec;22:15347354231192959. doi: 10.1177/15347354231192959. PMID: 37551913; PMCID: PMC10411284.

Lee B, Kim TH, Birch S, Alraek T, Lee HW, Nielsen A, Wieland LS, Lee MS. Comparative effectiveness of acupuncture in sham-controlled trials for knee osteoarthritis: A systematic review and network meta-analysis. Front Med (Lausanne). 2023 Jan 9 ;9:1061878. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2022.1061878. PMID: 36698820; PMCID: PMC9868382.


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