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Release date: 
26/08/2014

“By pooling data on one million mothers and babies, we hope to see connections that have not been evident before and find a way to prevent childhood cancer.”

Rohina Joshi is a senior research fellow in the Office of the Chief Scientist.

Release date: 
25/08/2014

Preeminent global medical researcher Terry Dwyer revolutionised the world’s approach to SIDS. Now, he is bringing the world’s largest childhood cancer research project to an Australian-based medical research institute in Britain.

Release date: 
15/08/2014

It is estimated that 1.65 million deaths each year are a direct consequence of eating too much salt, which is known to increase blood pressure – a risk factor for stroke and heart attack, according to new research published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).

Release date: 
15/08/2014

A systematic review by The George Institute for Global Health finds that the task-sharing model has considerable potential in India and other low and middle income countries.

FoodSwitch UK, the smartphone application launched by the Food Policy Group at The George Institute for Global Health, is one of three apps to win the Public Health England (PHE) Health X initiative competition.

Release date: 
15/08/2014

In a landmark study published in The Lancet today, a global team of researchers has shown that if doctors simply changed the way they determine who to administer blood pressure-lowering treatment to, many less people would die or suffer serious heart conditions.

Release date: 
15/08/2014

Although this model has been studied in low and middle income countries, it has great potential for healthcare delivery in Australia.

Release date: 
15/08/2014

 This study does for blood pressure what we did for cholesterol treatment a decade ago.

Release date: 
06/08/2014

The George Institute for Global Health - India calls for reform in organ retrievals so that it can truly benefit who need them the most.

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