Robotic surgery giving hope to prostate cancer patients 

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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

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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?

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Preventing osteoporotic fracture in older women with vibration or exercise is the aim of a new study at Griffith University.
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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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Engineering, IT and aviation

Stellar Science graduates to shine at Alumni Awards

From hunting for exoplanets throughout the galaxy to tackling public health threats across the Asia-Pacific region, the 2018 Alumni Award finalists showcase the rich diversity of Griffith’s Science alumni.
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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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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Masters of Suicidology graduate wins at Suicide Prevention Awards

Reducing the high rate of suicide within the construction industry has been the successful outcome for Griffith Masters of Suicidology graduate Jorgen Gullestrup.
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Griffith Health

Improving communication with people diagnosed with cancer

Addressing communication challenges when a friend or family member receives a cancer diagnosis has been the focus for Griffith’s Dee Handyside and Dr Vanette McLennan. 
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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 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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Health

Griffith plays host to international health and science early career researchers

Oncology, neuroscience and infectious disease are among the research topics to be presented by 52 early career researchers from five countries who are staying at the Gold Coast for the International Student Research Forum (ISRF) this week.
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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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Alumni

Simon says business the key to solving social inequity

As co-founder of Everydayhero, Griffith graduate Simon Lockyer changed fundraising globally. Now with Five Good Friends, he has turned his social conscience and business sense to aged care
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Alumni

Gold Coast research helps fight against oral cancer in India

Griffith alumnus Dr Bhawna Gupta is applying research conducted on the Gold Coast to inform programs and policies around a medical epidemic in her Indian homeland
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