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

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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Griffith Health

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome movie ‘to inspire and empower’ the Gold Coast

Inspiration, information and empowerment regarding the topic of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is expected this week with the screening of movie documentary Unrest on the Gold Coast.
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Lead poisoning is the top risk factor for pre-eclampsia, says Griffith study

More than a century since a Brisbane doctor found that lead in paint destroyed children’s lives, new research from Griffith University concludes that it is a major risk factor for pre-eclampsia.
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Griffith Enterprise

Rapid 3D reality capture to provide security edge

The rapid and detailed scanning of metals is not new, however taking this technology into the field and away from highly controlled labs could help protect the integrity of everything from aeroplanes to military vehicles. Scientists from griffith University on the Gold Coast have refined a system involving high-resolution 3D scanning of moving metal assets […]
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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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Centre for Environment and Population Health

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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