Health Check

Category: Menzies Health Institute Queensland

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

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

COVID-19: What happened, what is next and what research is happening on the Gold Coast?

Professor Nigel McMillan from Infectious Diseases and Immunology at Menzies Health Institute Queensland, spoke about the future… Read More

DECRA recipient researching impact of events on emergency health services

Dr Jamie Ranse of Griffith’s School of Nursing and Midwifery is a leading expert on the impact of mass gatherings on emergency services. Read More

Building a career in research to progress women’s health

Dr Amanda McGuire and Dr Charrlotte Seib of the Menzies Health Institute Queensland (MHIQ) both took their clinical skills into… Read More

Griffith expert researching IV use in paediatric nursing

Working as a paediatric intensive care nurse, Amanda UIlman felt a real sense of responsibility to ensure that her patients could receive the treatment they needed via intravenous catheters (or IVs) without healthcare-associated… Read More

Seeking participants for a study on the impact of coronavirus related closures of social care services

A research project led by Griffith University is exploring the effects of COVID-19 related social service closures on the lives of older people, people with… Read More

Top five tips for nourishing your body while working from home

When your normal routine is no longer the same, keeping up with healthy habits can become a real challenge.  Associate Professor Lauren Ball Our lifestyles have… Read More

Free bone scans and therapy for women over 60

If you’re post menopausal, over 60 and have low bone mass, you may be eligible for free bone scans and therapy. Why is the research… Read More

Seeking participants for osteoarthritis hip study

(GU Ref no: 2019/103) Osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip and knee is the most common chronic joint disease in Australia, affecting 1 in 8 people. Direct… Read More