Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Griffith grad raising mental health awareness in world of work and study

A passion for improving mental health in the workplace has been the fuel behind the successful career of Griffith University graduate Ingrid Ozols.
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Griffith Health

Improving human rights for people with disabilities

What happens when service provision for people with disabilities does not live up to expectations and people are left feeling vulnerable or exposed in their own living environment? This is just one of the discussion topics on the agenda at next week’s Human Rights Forum.
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Gold Coast a new Australian hub for clinical trials

From Phase 1 human trials for a Malaria vaccine, to studies aimed at treating osteoporosis and a number of trials into innovative life-saving stroke treatment, the Gold Coast Health & Knowledge Precinct is fast gaining a reputation as a leading location for clinical trials.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith Uni stars at World Science Festival

From tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges to acknowledging the unsung women in science and getting kids to become eco-warriors, Griffith University is sharing its expertise across all areas at this year’s World Science Festival Brisbane. Held from March 22-26, the festival brings together great minds from around the world  in an annual week-long celebration and […]
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Griffith Health

Quadriplegia no barrier to medical career

Griffith University Medicine student Dinesh Palipana reaches one of the biggest milestones of his life this evening (Dec 16) as he prepares to graduate with a Doctor of Medicine at a ceremony at The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. However this milestone is even more meaningful to Dr Palipana as he will be only the […]
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A probiotic a day may keep stress at bay

If you’re going through a stressful time or are just feeling a bit anxious, you may want to start taking probiotics. A new Griffith University study shows that consumption of probiotics may have advantageous effects on mental health.
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Suicide factors studied for older Queenslanders

As men grow older the prevalence of suicide becomes more frequent while women in the same age range show no increase, new research from Griffith University has found.
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Arts Education Law

Applications open for placements in Chinese technology incubators

Queensland researchers and entrepreneurs will be able to access expertise and investment opportunities in China through a new State Government program offering up to $20,000 for placements in key Chinese technology incubators.
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Griffith Health

Oral pathologists honour Griffith professor

Griffith University Emeritus Professor Newell Johnson CMG, FMedSci, has been awarded with Honorary Life Membership of the International Association of Oral Pathologists.
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Suicide a leading cause of maternal death in developed countries

Suicide is one of the leading causes of maternal death in many developed countries. A Griffith professor has called for more research to be done to understand the causes and how these tragic deaths can be prevented.
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Multivitamins for pregnancy – helpful or harmful?

Multivitamins for women before, during and after pregnancy – are they helpful or harmful?
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Further clues in the fight against Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

New findings regarding the pathology of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) are bringing Griffith University researchers closer to identifying the cause of this disabling illness.
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Screening test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome on its way

Ground-breaking research at Griffith University into Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is leading the way for the development of a new screening tool for the condition.
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Griffith Health

School of Nursing and Midwifery celebrates ERA result

Griffith’s School of Nursing and Midwifery is celebrating following the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) 2015 results which rated its Nursing discipline a “5” for showing well above world standard research.
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Griffith Health

National study focuses on quality of life of people with dementia

Quality of life for people with dementia living in long-term care is often negatively impacted due to low levels of activity participation.
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Gold Coast hosts leading healthcare experts

11th Gold Coast Health and Medical Research Conference to showcase world-class research.
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Griffith Health

Mental health treatments not clearly understood for people with epilepsy

Mental health issues such as depression or anxiety are often neglected or misunderstood in people who also have co-morbidity with epilepsy.
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Improvements needed in catheter use with cancer patients

Improving the experience for cancer patients undergoing treatments such as chemotherapy or a blood transfusion is the focus of new Griffith research which has received $1.1m in NHMRC funding.
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