Health Check

Category: Menzies Health Institute Queensland

Seeking adults with allergic rhinitis to trial commercially available nasal sprays

Would you like to know what is causing your hay fever symptoms? Would you like to trial a commercial nasal spray and contribute to clinical… Read More

Research conference aims for a healthier Gold Coast

Gold Coast Health clinicians and researchers will partner with academics from Griffith, Bond and Southern Cross universities for a three-day conference aimed at delivering better… Read More

Digitally-enabled design guides the way for children’s orthopaedic surgery

New virtual-reality technology and 3D printing techniques will create ‘digital patients’ to improve surgery for Queensland children with orthopaedic deformity. This is the way of the future with new Australian-first work from Griffith University showing that virtual technology techniques can guide the way for orthopaedic surgeons to more accurately plan and undertake their surgery. Read More

Running to raise awareness of suicide prevention

Even the seemingly most exuberant of us still have our dark days. Forty-five year old New Zealand born husband and father of two, Justin Geange is no stranger to depression. Read More

AISRAP Director wins prestigious RANZCP Margaret Tobin Award

We are delighted to announce that Professor David Crompton OAM, Director of the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention, has just been awarded the prestigious Margaret Tobin Award at the recent Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) ceremony. Read More

The future of data sharing in a changing landscape

Leading the development and targeted training programs for future health professionals enabling staff to conduct research that is applicable to real life healthcare leading to positive impacts. Read More

Dr Zimmerman provides outbreak response expertise to the World Health Organization

Dr Peta-Anne Zimmerman from Griffith’s School of Nursing and Midwifery recently travelled to the Dead Sea in Jordan to provide valuable scenario-based training on major infectious disease outbreak response to the World Health Organization’s Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network. Read More

Prostate cancer survivorship

Prostate cancer prevalence has increased by 75 per cent in Australia over the past decade. One in nine Australian men aged 65 and over is a prostate cancer survivor. Read More

Unlocking the mystery of whiplash pain

After 20 years of practising as a physiotherapist specialising in musculoskeletal pain, Professor Michele Sterling noted similar injuries didn’t equate to similar recovery patterns when it came to whiplash. Read More

Desire to do good propagates change

It was Professor Claire Rickard’s own motivation to be a “good nurse” that led her to investigate the best ways to care for patients with intravascular (IV) devices. Read More