Robotic surgery giving hope to prostate cancer patients 

Griffith Health
In a world first trial, Australian researchers have found that robotic-assisted prostatectomy is providing equal outcomes for urinary and erectile function to open prostatectomy.
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Remote delivery of psychological support for people with brain tumour

Features
Delivering psychological support remotely to people with brain tumours is on the agenda as part of a new study at Griffith University.
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Vibration or exercise – which is the best therapy for bone loss?

Features
Preventing osteoporotic fracture in older women with vibration or exercise is the aim of a new study at Griffith University.
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Learning opportunities abound at Griffith University School of Medicine on the Sunshine Coast

Griffith Health
A wealth of new student learning opportunities is on the agenda as the new Griffith University School of Medicine at the Sunshine Coast prepares to open its doors.
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Outstanding Griffith research excellence honoured

Architecture
Leading Griffith University researchers have been honoured at the Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards held at Nathan campus.
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Griffith Health

Singing strikes a positive chord for spinal awareness

Griffith University’s Hopkins Centre has launched a film about the Singing Cords program to raise awareness of the benefits of singing and peer-led engagement.   International singer Tim McCallum shares his beliefs on the medical abilities that singing provides and its benefit for people with a spinal cord injury through his singing program, Singing Cords.   Tim McCallum was involved in a diving accident […]
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Griffith Health

Virtual reality treatment for dog phobia in children 

Using virtual reality technology to treat children for dog phobia is the aim of a new study at Griffith. 
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Griffith Health

New facility paves the way for Griffith Allied Health expansion into Brisbane

Meeting community demand for allied health degree programs in Brisbane has been the impetus behind the opening of a new facility at Griffith University’s Nathan campus.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Mater Research planning for largest cohort study in Queensland

Mater Research is planning the largest group cohort study in the state since the 1980s, aiming to follow 10 000 Queensland families over three decades, in collaboration with Griffith.
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Alumni

Awards showcase outstanding Health alumni

From paediatric palliative care and humanitarian dental work to a passion for astrophysics and groundbreaking scientific research into Malaria, the 2018 Alumni Awards showcase the rich diversity of Griffith’s Health and Science alumni.
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Features

Treating pre-schooler sleep problems and reducing mental health risk

Improving the sleep of pre-schoolers to reduce the risk of child mental health and academic problems is the goal of a new program by Griffith’s School of Applied Psychology.
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Griffith Health

Improved dressings urgently needed for intravenous catheter failures 

New ways of improving the effectiveness of dressings and securements for the prevention of peripheral intravenous catheter (PIVC) failure in adults is urgently required. This is according to Professor Claire Rickard from the Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching and Research, a part of Griffith’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland, following new research published in The Lancet medical journal. PIVCs are […]
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Griffith Health

Griffith partners in Medicine  

Living and studying together is par for the course for Griffith Medicine students  Michael and Carissa Holland.  
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Griffith Health

Plant compounds found to activate cells used in transplants for spinal cord repair

Natural compounds derived from Australian plants have been found to stimulate cells that are useful for transplantation to repair spinal cord injuries.
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Griffith Health

Griffith visiting academic in Gold Coast Marathon

Emma Hagqvist will be flying the flag for Griffith this week as she gets set to run this year’s annual Gold Coast Marathon on July 1.
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Griffith Enterprise

Improving medication management in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

Equitable access and effective use of medicine is critical to closing the gap in health and life expectancy between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and other Australians.
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Griffith Health

Weight management program has long term benefits

New research from a phase 4 review by Griffith University of an in-market weight management program provides evidence that a pharmacy based program can lead to long-term maintenance of weight loss.
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Features

Analysing the impact of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on ED

Aiming to positively improve local emergency department (ED) care during large scale mass gathering events is the focus of new Griffith University led research.
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