New treatment for a common wrist injury

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Groundbreaking bioengineering and 3D printing technology at Griffith is creating hope for sufferers of Scapholunate Interosseous Ligament (SLIL) injury, the most common of wrist ligament injuries.
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Drug hoped to treat CFS causes impaired immune function, Griffith study says

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Reports that a drug used to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer could also treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) have been refuted by a new Griffith study.
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‘Thought control’ approach to spinal injury rehab raises new hope

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Griffith medical graduate and Gold Coast University Hospital junior doctor Dinesh Palipana thinks about walking a lot, since a car accident left him a quadriplegic part-way through his medicine degree.
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Call to tackle aggression in after-hours medicine following new Griffith study

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After hours doctors should take measures to protect themselves against experiencing aggression. 
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Griffith Health

Griffith holds follow-up NDIS Jobs Roadshow

Providing industry relevant employment for Griffith Health students is the aim when Griffith will again team up with WorkAbility Queensland in a Jobs Roadshow.
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Unravelling the genetics of stuttering

 Australian researchers seeking QLD volunteers for nation’s largest ever ‘Genetics of Stuttering Study’
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Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Griffith student paramedics and doctors help out at GC2018

Bachelor of Paramedicine student Louise Richardson was just one of the trainee medics who were lucky enough to get some real world career experience at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games this April.
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Hamstring injury symposium – exploring the science behind the medicine

Athletics, hockey, Rugby 7s and basketball are the sports at the 2018 Commonwealth Games where athletes are most likely to incur hamstring injuries.
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Griffith Business School

Raising money for Stillbirth Foundation in London Marathon

Raising money for the Stillbirth Foundation Australia is the goal for Professor David Ellwood and his partner Associate Professor Anne Sneddon from Griffith’s School of Medicine as they get set to run next month’s London Marathon.
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Probiotic benefits for night shift workers

Improving the health of night shift workers with the use of probiotics is the focus of a new Griffith study.
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Students stressed from work/study juggle, says Griffith study

More Australian students are working in part-time jobs than ever before, with potential negative effects to their study, health, and wellbeing.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Wearable devices to remotely manage patient chronic conditions

Wearable devices to remotely manage patient chronic conditions are set to become available for the medical profession as part of an Australian first.
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Alumni

National Teaching Award for Griffith Midwifery Program

Griffith’s internationally acclaimed Bachelor of Midwifery program has been recognised with a prestigious 2017 Australian Award for University Teaching (AAUT) for Programs that Enhance Learning. The award was announced at the Department of Education and Training’s Australian Awards Presentation Ceremony in Melbourne. It was one of two AAUT awards won by Griffith with the Griffith […]
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Griffith Health

Persistent pain a research focus for new Menzies Foundation Professor

Improving musculoskeletal health and reducing persistent pain are some of the research areas of Professor Michel Coppieters, the newly appointed Menzies Foundation Professor of Allied Health Research at Griffith University.
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New hope for sufferers of urinary tract infection

New understanding of a bacterium that causes urinary tract infection (UTI) is providing fresh hope for sufferers of this common condition, following a breakthrough by a Griffith microbiologist.
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Health research bolstered in latest funding grants

Griffith University research into malaria, gut infections and streptococcus are some of the projects set to benefit from National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) 2018 Project Grant funding announced this week.
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Griffith Enterprise

Research partnership with NRL to improve sports participation

Research into sports activity in Australian children suggests that non-elite participants are losing interest in sport more rapidly and disengaging, not just from sport, but all physical activity. While the leading sports keep growing, their supporting communities are struggling. It once seemed the sporting fields of suburban and rural Australia churned out world champions at […]
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A range of coping strategies needed for Emergency Department staff

Workplace stress amongst hospital emergency department staff is prevalent despite the working environment being generally perceived positively amongst nursing and medical staff who use a range of coping strategies.
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