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People who care for loved ones with arthritis carry an economic burden

Informal carers looking after a loved one with arthritis are financially worse off than non-carers to the sum of $388 million.
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Vale Newell Johnson CMG, FMedSci

A world leader in the field of oral health, Newell Johnson CMG, FMedSci held the esteemed titles of Emeritus Professor of Oral Health Sciences at King’s College London, while also serving as Honorary Professor of Dental Research at Griffith University. A lifelong educator and researcher, Professor Emeritus Johnson passed away in late January 2024 at […]
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Likelihood of more ambulance callouts as heatwave conditions continue

As Australia swelters through a long, hot summer, the effects of heatwaves and the likelihood of ambulance callouts is at the heart of new Griffith University research.
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Tooth be told, pain-free and needle-free dentistry trial underway

A visit to the dentist has the potential to instil fear and anxiety in many Australians, but help is on the way with a game-changing device promising pain-free and needle-free dentistry.
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New adaptive clinical trial offers new hope for progressive multiple sclerosis

The first-ever adaptive clinical trial for Australians living with MS will seek to reverse neurological damage caused by progressive multiple sclerosis.
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Vetoing Vaping

A Griffith University researcher is delving into the motivations and struggles of young vapers to co-design a vaping cessation program.
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Inspirational Doctors receive Prestigious Scholarships

Two of Griffith University's outstanding graduates have been awarded General Sir John Monash Scholarships to undertake postgraduate study with overseas universities in 2024.
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$2.7 million in MRFF grants for MS research and maternity studies

Two Griffith University research projects have been successful in gaining grants from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) worth a combined $2.7 million.
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Griffith Open Day 2023 promises to ignite your ambition

Griffith University will inspire future students to imagine their future and ‘make it matter’ as it rolls out the red carpet for an expected turnout of more than 6,000 at Open Day 2023, Sunday 13 August.
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A new law in Nigeria lights the way for worldwide cancer prevention strategy

Griffith University researchers influenced passing of Nigerian bill making breast, cervical and prostate cancer education compulsory in high schools, providing a sustainable pathway to cancer prevention.
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Griffith academics honoured in King’s Birthday Awards

Leaders in the field of corporate governance and medicine have led the Griffith community who have been honoured in the 2023 King's Birthday list.
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Ultrasound breaks new ground for forearm fractures in children

Trial findings could alleviate emergency department wait times and added stress on families.
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Physical activity could prevent depression and anxiety and reduce burden on healthcare 

Engaging in physical activity for up to 150 minutes a week could prevent185,000 new cases of anxiety and 1.1 million episodes of depression.
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10 Reduced Inequalities

$2.8 million in grants for medical research

Three Griffith University research projects have been successful in gaining grants from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).
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10 Reduced Inequalities

International Women’s Day Spotlights Innovation and Inclusivity at Griffith

From social justice leaders to health scientists, high achievers in aviation and tech entrepreneurs, Griffith University celebrates its bold and brilliant women this International Women’s Day. This year’s theme from United Nations Women Australia, ‘Cracking the Code’, honours those accelerating gender equality through inclusive innovation, research discoveries and digital technologies. Recipient of the Athena SWAN […]
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Team takes out medical prize for IUD research

Dr Sarah D’Arcy, Dr Chester Cao, Dr Steve Ahn, and Dr Victoria Allan along with their supervisor Associate Professor Alireza Ahmadvand investigated how the COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns affected rates of long-acting reversible contraception utilisation.
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Griffith Health

Barriers to accessing to medicinal cannabis

Interest in cannabis-based medicines (CBMs) has increased in Australia, but while recent policy and legislative changes have enabled health practitioners to prescribe CBMs, many patients still struggle to access them.
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Vale: In memory of Professor Emeritus Allan Cripps AO

Griffith pays tribute to distinguished leader in immunology, academia and research.
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