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14 June 2024

Low-sodium alternatives can lead to major health gains in Indonesia

Excess sodium intake and a lack of potassium are major contributing factors towards high blood pressure in Indonesia, prompting calls for low-sodium potassium-rich salt substitutes (LSSS) to be readily available to improve health and curb health costs.

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10 June 2024

Leading disability advocate honoured in King’s Birthday List

Leading Griffith University disability researcher and advocate, Professor Elizabeth Kendall, has been honoured with a Member of the Order of...

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4 June 2024
Cruel Summer

Hot weather increases risk of emergency hospitalisations for patients with multimorbidity

Australians are no strangers to long, hot summers, but new Griffith University research has looked at the impact of hot...

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22 May 2024

Landmark training facility at new Tweed Valley Hospital brings new opportunities for students and researchers

The Northern NSW Academic Health Alliance, of which Griffith University is a founding member, unveiled a state-of-the-art training hub at the new $723-million Tweed Valley Hospital today.

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29 April 2024
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15 March 2024

Health outcomes for Long COVID are comparable with ME/CFS

People with Long COVID in Australia have poor health outcomes that are comparable with another emerging disease known as myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).

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21 November 2023
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6 November 2023

New dental clinic increases Gold Coast community access to dental health

Griffith Health Clinic launched the new dental clinic expansion which provides affordable and accessible dental care and placements for students.

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13 October 2023
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10 October 2023
You Tube

The impact of YouTube on mental health

YouTube wields significant influence on mental health. It's a double-edged sword, fostering both positive and negative effects. Parasocial relationships with content creators can deepen loneliness, especially among the vulnerable. YouTube can also educate, connect, and support mental well-being through informative content and communities as suicide prevention researcher Dr Luke Balcombe explains.

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