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Professor David Cooper AO, President of The Kirby Institute for infection and immunity in society, has delivered the 2016 John Yu Oration, an annual George Institute flagship event. The Oration entitled, Antiretrovirals for HIV/AIDS – a modern medical miracle, explored the importance of ongoing chronic disease research in the Asia Pacific region.

Media release: 
27/07/2016

New research from the George Institute for Global Health, Public Health Foundation and Centre for Chronic Disease Control, India highlights the high levels of salt in packaged food sold in India. The survey, which looked at 5796 packaged food products, revealed huge differences in the salt content of similar foods, with some containing almost 10 times more salt than others, and less than a quarter of products would meet the UK 2017 salt targets.

The George Institute for Global Health has joined a global call to include gender in research impact assessment.

"PhD students are the future leaders in our field and it is a privilege to work with students over a three year period on a dedicated project."

Media release: 
20/07/2016

Eating more unsaturated fats, especially polyunsaturated fats, in place of either dietary carbohydrate or saturated fats lowers blood sugar levels and improves insulin resistance and secretion, according to a new study.

Media release: 
18/07/2016

Treatment guidelines for patients with hypertension have been updated, with a particular focus on uncomplicated hypertension.

Congratulations to The George Institute's Associate Professor Anne Tiedemann who was lauded at the annual NHMRC Research Excellence Awards Dinner in Canberra last night (July 13).

Butter has little or no link to heart disease and may actually protect people from diabetes, according to new research from The George Institute for Global Health. 

The best way to deliver end-of-life care is an issue that’s grappled with every day when caring for patients in Intensive Care Units (ICU).

Media release: 
15/06/2016

A new pill designed to reduce the devastating toll of heart disease and stroke in Australia and around the world received a $4.5 million boost today.

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