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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Sisters aim for law reform to fight domestic violence

Arts Education Law
A passion for protecting Australian women from the perils of domestic violence is the aim for Gold Coast sisters and Griffith University students, Gina Masterton and Rebecca Masterton.
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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

Features
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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Alumni

Murphy’s lore: fate, family and fortitude behind brothers’ banter

Behind their brotherly banter, Griffith University graduates Jack and Aaron Murphy have an inspiring story to tell about fate, family and fortitude.
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Alumni

Suicidology graduate improving mental health in young people

Improving mental health support for young people who’ve suffered bereavement is the focus for Griffith University Masters of Suicidology graduate Karl Andriessen.
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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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Features

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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Alumni

Political refugee dedicates nursing career to giving back

From political refugee to nursing success, Griffith graduate Eva Ballai has turned adversity into inspirational achievement
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Alumni

Alumnus Barry changing future on medical devices

A passion for Australian innovation and manufacturing has seen Griffith University alumnus Barry Thomas lead positive change in the medical device industry, especially in the Asia-Pacific
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Features

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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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Not supporting mental health in the workplace – a breach of human rights?

Discrimination against people with mental illness is commonly occurring in the workplace, with unlawful practices needing immediate attention as part of the campaign for suicide prevention.
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Features

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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Centre for Environment and Population Health

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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Corporate

Griffith to offer physiotherapy, speech pathology and occupational therapy in Brisbane in 2018

Growing demand for allied health services has translated to growing opportunities for students seeking healthcare careers outside the traditional medicine and dentistry degrees. The sector is surging, with an ageing population and onset of chronic disease driving patient volumes, and a focus on prevention and new technologies improving outcomes. Griffith University has responded by bringing […]
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Features

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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Features

Smoother path towards diagnosis of flu and throat infections

Two new clinical trials are set to begin at Griffith University’s Clinical Trial Unit (CTU) on the Gold Coast, as the Australian Government rolls out a new program to assist smaller companies and researchers to navigate complex regulations, in order to develop the next generation of medical devices, apps and therapeutic drugs.
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