Improving knowledge and attitudes of sexuality for people with dementia

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Improving the knowledge and attitudes concerning sexual expression of people with dementia amongst health professionals, has been the goal of a Griffith study.
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Animal robots can benefit dementia patients says Griffith study

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Using animal robots in the care of people with dementia has a modest but significant benefit, a new Griffith University study has revealed.
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Healthier lifestyles for women with Type 2 diabetes

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Helping women with Type 2 diabetes to undertake a more healthy lifestyle is the aim of a wellness program developed by Griffith University, and is timely for this week’s National Diabetes Week 2017.
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Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder get QLD funding boost

Care for children and their families dealing with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is to be expanded in Queensland following new funding for a Griffith University project.
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3MT final winners announced

A Biomedical Science PhD candidate is Griffith University’s 2017 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Champion. Heidi Walkden won the judges over with her presentation encapsulating her research work into how bacteria penetrates the brain’s Central Nervous System by invading peripheral nerves. A PhD candidate in Neuroscience and Microbiology, Heidi impressed the judging panel with her ability to distill […]
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Improving future care for people with dementia

Improving community service uptake and wellbeing for people with dementia and their carers during the early stages of the condition, is the focus of a new Griffith study.
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Griffith to train medical students on the Sunshine Coast

Griffith University continues to play a major role in shaping the medical profession of tomorrow with confirmation that it will train medical students at the newly-opened Sunshine Coast University Hospital. The announcement was made today after the Federal Government formalised its commitment to provide 50 Commonwealth supported places for local medical students at the Hospital from […]
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Concerns rise over potential adverse health effects of 5G technology

Concern over the potential long-term adverse health effects associated with new 5G mobile phone technology remains according to one of the world’s leading figures on the impact of radio frequency emissions “The health effect issue of 5G is potentially very controversial as the communications industry is massive and 5G technology will be quite pervasive but […]
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Want to know the secret of great rehydration?…..Just eat

For decades we’ve been sold on the importance of rehydrating after exercise by consuming specialty formulated beverages such as sports drinks (and more recently milk), under a ‘not all fluids are created equal’ mantra .
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Smoother path towards diagnosis of flu and throat infections

Two new clinical trials are set to begin at Griffith University’s Clinical Trial Unit (CTU) on the Gold Coast, as the Australian Government rolls out a new program to assist smaller companies and researchers to navigate complex regulations, in order to develop the next generation of medical devices, apps and therapeutic drugs.
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Improving the quality of life for amputees

A revolutionary technology in complex reconstructive and robotic surgery is offering amputees a significantly improved quality of life, providing them with far greater mobility and comfort.
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Autism Centre of Excellence

A life changing journey for an adolescent with autism

Looking at the positive change for an adolescent boy with autism and his family while travelling through Africa has been the focus of a Griffith University research study.
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New dinosaur insights provide further understanding

New insights into the way that theropod dinosaurs walked the earth, are providing another piece of the puzzle regarding our understanding of extinct animals and how we portray them in popular culture.
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Five minutes with…Peter Creed

Professor Peter Creed began professional life as a practitioner working with adolescents and adults who were displaced, confused about their life direction, or struggling with their careers. These interests carried over to research in the areas of career development, career progress, and career achievement. We spent five minutes with Peter to learn a little more…. […]
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Worrying statistics around unwanted medicines, says Griffith research

Over 60 per cent of Australians currently have unwanted medicines in their home, says a new study conducted by Griffith School of Human Services and Social work.
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Digitally-enabled design guides the way for children’s orthopaedic surgery

New virtual-reality technology and 3D printing techniques will create ‘digital patients’ to improve surgery for Queensland children with orthopaedic deformity.
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Does the contraceptive pill alter an athlete’s performance?

Does the contraceptive pill alter a female athlete’s performance? This is the question posed by new research at Griffith University.
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Midwives leading the way in reducing domestic violence during pregnancy

Reducing domestic violence during pregnancy is just one of the School of Nursing and Midwifery good news studies up for discussion at the upcoming International Confederation of Midwives Triennial Congress.
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