Researchers on the cusp of a new vaccine modality breakthrough

Professor Bernd Rehm and Dr. Shuxiong Chen from the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) and Griffith's Center for Cell Factories and Biopolymers have succeeded in developing a new vaccine modality that is a stable ...


How do I insert a tampon?

If you've just decided to start using tampons and you're finding it tricky, you're not alone! Lots of young teens and first-time tampon users have told me they experience "tampon trauma"—meaning it hurts, won't go in or ...


Q&A: Menstrual cups—why the recent increase in popularity?

While on a walk recently, a friend told me how convenient she finds it to use a menstrual cup rather than tampons or pads. I've been using tampons for years and am unfamiliar with a menstrual cup. Is it safe to use?

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Menstrual cups: Why the recent increase in popularity?

Not quite sure what a menstrual cup is or how it works? You're not alone. Menstrual cups have been around since the early 1930s, but use has only recently gained popularity.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers discover pathways to severe COVID-19 in children

Researchers have discovered the blood clotting and immune protein pathways that are activated in severe cases of COVID-19 in children, paving the way for earlier diagnosis and more targeted treatments.

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