Health Check

Category: Griffith Health

All disciplines within the Health Group at Griffith University.

Stressed teens benefit from coping online when less is more

Teenagers who spend a few hours online after a stressful experience fare better than those who frequently use this strategy or not at all a… Read More

Health students – placements and vaccine information session

To assist health students to understand how COVID-19 is impacting placements and their vaccination requirements, the Australian Government Department of Health hosted and recorded an… Read More

Are sugar rushes real?

When I’m happy after eating something sweet mummy and daddy say I am having a “sugar rush”. But I think I’m just happy! Is… Read More

Healthy Volunteers Needed for COVID-19 VACCINE Study

The Clinical Trial Unit (CTU) at Griffith University is participating in a global Phase 3 clinical trial to test a potential new vaccine against… Read More

The symptoms of the Delta variant appear to differ from traditional COVID symptoms. Here’s what to look out for

We’ve been living in a COVID world for more than 18 months now. At the outset of the pandemic, government agencies and health authorities scrambled… Read More

Media reports about vaccine hesitancy could contribute to the problem

Alongside logistical and supply issues, vaccine hesitancy has been a notable hurdle in Australia’s troubled vaccine rollout. The news the Australian Technical Advisory Group on… Read More

What is the Moderna COVID vaccine? Does it work, and is it safe?

Overnight, Boston-based pharmaceutical company Moderna announced a new supply agreement with Australia for 25 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine. The deal includes ten million… Read More

Helping women to be their best selves through nutrition and dietetics

Growing up, Sharnie Dwyer wished there’d been more dietitians with an understanding of women’s health to help her and her teenage friends navigate the potential minefield of disordered eating. So when it came time to choose a career, she followed her passion and chose to study a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Griffith University to help women like her. Read More

Majoring in Disability Studies to give a voice to those in need

Griffith's Master of Human Services student Ben Pook found his calling for helping others be heard when he was growing up, even if he didn’t realise it at the time... Read More


FREE health checks available next week (Wednesday 2 June 2021)  To help celebrate ‘My health for life’s’ inaugural Health Check Week, our trained facilitators will… Read More