Health Check

Category: Menzies Health Institute Queensland

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

Research Group leads fight against Zika and Ross River viruses

The threat of mosquito-borne outbreaks of emerging viruses such as Ross River, Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika virus will be tackled by the newly established Research… Read More

Griffith Emeritus Professor given prestigious Global Oral Health Research Award

Griffith University Emeritus Professor Newell Johnson has received the 2019 Global Oral Health Research Award from the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) for his research… Read More

Seeking participants for Griffith University carers survey 

Are you aged 18 years or older, and currently providing regular, ongoing, unpaid care to a family member, friend, or neighbour over the age of… Read More

Driving a treatment for spinal cord injury

Every day in Australia, through spinal cord injury, one life is changed forever. Approximately15,000 Australians currently live with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury and… Read More

Next-generation medical devices to eliminate blood trauma

A dedicated team at Griffith University is working towards developing a new era of artificial medical devices that are friendlier to blood—potentially improving the health… Read More