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

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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.

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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. 

"We enable a faster and more personalised monitoring of patients with heart failure, which leads to improved patient care."

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).

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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.

The George Institute for Global Health recently brought together the collaborators from the NHMRC funded Global Alliance for Chronic Disease project on ‘Cost Effectiveness of Salt Reduction Strategies in the Pacific Islands’ at a meeting in Sydney.

On May 28, the ‘Salt Substitute and Stroke Study (SSaSS) Annual Meeting 2016’ was held in Fengcheng of Liaoning province, a remote study site of SSaSS trial in northeastern China. This year, over 50 participants joined the meeting to report the progress of the study and exchange experiences. Participants included Principal Investigators from China and Australia, local Investigators, Project Coordinators, and experts from provincial study centers.