Life after stroke on the Gold Coast

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Understanding the experience of stroke survivors and realising that there is not a ‘one size fits all’ approach to rehabilitation are the findings from a new Griffith study.
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Rehabilitation needs to ramp up to improve lives and save money

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In a year when the World Health Organisation (WHO) has demanded action to lift rehabilitation services globally to improve patient lives and save money, Australia’s leading rehabilitation research group, the Hopkins Centre, is arguing that rehabilitation represents both value for money and better outcomes.
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Griffith medicine grad named Queensland’s 2018 Rhodes Scholar

Alumni
Improving the human condition by reducing health inequality is the goal for Dr Elizabeth Hamilton, a Griffith Medicine graduate just announced as this year's 2018 Rhodes Scholar.
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Healthier lifestyles for women recovering from cancer

Griffith Health
Increased physical and emotional health benefit for women recovering from cancer has been the outcome of a Griffith University wellness program which is now set to become widely used across Australia.
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Improving allergy management with a focus on gut bacteria

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Helping sufferers with the symptoms of allergic rhinitis by investigating the use of topical nasal sprays and the role of gut bacteria, is the focus of a new Griffith University study.
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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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Features

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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Griffith Health

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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Features

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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Griffith Health

Boosting medical research via Griffith biobanking

Translational medical research has been given a major boost with the introduction of a new biobanking resource at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus.
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Features

Griffith and Gold Coast Health sign MoU to increase clinical trial capacity

Investigating a treatment for Ross River virus infection is just one of the clinical research trials underway at Griffith University’s Clinical Trials Unit designed to improve patient care and health outcomes on the Gold Coast. It’s an arrangement made possible by the newly signed Memorandum of Understanding between Griffith and Gold Coast Health. The trial […]
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Griffith Health

Research conference aims for a healthier Gold Coast

Gold Coast Health clinicians and researchers will this week partner with academics from Griffith, Bond and Southern Cross universities for a three-day conference aimed at delivering better health outcomes for the Gold Coast through strong research collaborations.
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Features

Griffith launches first health-related free MOOC to improve global maternity care

‘Maternity Care: Building Relationships Really Does Save Lives’ is open for enrolment now and enables learners to see how quality relationships between mothers, midwives and other health professionals transforms maternity care and saves lives.
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Alumni

Health Group honours outstanding alumni at 2017 awards

Seven Griffith University Health graduates have been honoured for their contribution to the health sector at the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Awards
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Griffith Health

Women are ‘awesome’ but where does balance lie for them in the workforce?

Women are “awesome” but there can still be an unconscious bias in the recruitment of them to senior leadership positions.
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