Neuendorf, R, Corn, J, Hanes, D & Bradley, R 2019, 'Impact of Food Immunoglobulin G-Based Elimination Diet on Subsequent Food Immunoglobulin G and Quality of Life in Overweight/Obese Adults', The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 241-248.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Schloss, J, McIntyre, E, Steel, A, Bradley, R, Harnett, J, Reid, R, Hawrelak, J, Goldenberg, J, Van De Venter, C & Cooley, K 2019, 'Lessons from outside and within: Exploring advancements in methodology for naturopathic medicine clinical research', Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 135-140.View/Download from: UTS OPUS or Publisher's site
Steel, A, Bradley, R & Wardle, J 2019, 'Naturopathic Research: Prevalent, Relevant, But Largely Hidden in Plain Sight.', Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.), vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 123-124.View/Download from: UTS OPUS or Publisher's site
Bradley, R, Harnett, J, Cooley, K, McIntyre, E, Goldenberg, J & Adams, J 2019, 'Naturopathy as a Model of Prevention-Oriented, Patient-Centered Primary Care: A Disruptive Innovation in Health Care.', Medicina (Kaunas, Lithuania), vol. 55, no. 9.View/Download from: UTS OPUS or Publisher's site
Background and Objective: The concept of a "disruptive innovation," recently extended to health care, refers to an emerging technology that represents a new market force combined with a new value system, that eventually displaces some, or all, of the current leading "stakeholders, products and strategic alliances." Naturopathy is a distinct system of traditional and complementary medicine recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO), emerging as a model of primary care. The objective here is to describe Naturopathy in the context of the criteria for a disruptive innovation. Methods: An evidence synthesis was conducted to evaluate Naturopathy as a potentially disruptive technology according to the defining criteria established by leading economists and health technology experts: (1) The innovation must cure disease; (2) must transform the way medicine is practiced; or (3) have an impact that could be disruptive or sustaining, depending on how it is integrated into the current healthcare marketplace. Results: The fact that Naturopathy de-emphasizes prescription drug and surgical interventions in favor of nonpharmacological health promotion and self-care could disrupt the present economic model that fuels health care costs. The patient-centered orientation of Naturopathy, combined with an emphasis on preventive behaviors and popular complementary and integrative health services like natural products, mind and body therapies, and other therapies not widely represented in current primary care models increase the likelihood for disruption. Conclusions: Because of its patient-centered approach and emphasis on prevention, naturopathy may disrupt or remain a durable presence in healthcare delivery depending on policymaker decisions.
Corroon, J, Pillsbury, C, Wojcikiewicz, A, Huyck, A, Saenz, C, Takakura, M, Milkis, S & Bradley, R 2018, 'Pilot clinical trial of constitutional hydrotherapy in HIV+ adults', Advances in Integrative Medicine, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 23-28.View/Download from: Publisher's site
Goldenberg, JZ, Steel, A, Day, A, Yap, C, Bradley, R & Cooley, K 2018, 'Naturopathic approaches to irritable bowel syndrome: protocol for a prospective observational study in academic teaching clinics', Integrative Medicine Research, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 279-286.View/Download from: UTS OPUS or Publisher's site