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Traditional supervised exercise programs for treating uncomplicated ankle fractures could be replaced by self-management if new research conducted by The George Institute for Global Health is adopted as standard practice.

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World first research by The George Institute for Global Health, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, has found paracetamol is safe for treating patients in intensive care and may even help them recover and leave hospital quicker.

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High blood pressure sufferers have an almost 60% greater chance of developing diabetes, according to a major global study, released today.

"The BMJ is keen to see a world in which every person and country has access to information about health, health care and social determinants of health that they need to protect their own health and the health of the people for whom they take responsibility."

Today at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, 193 world leaders will commit to 17 Global Goals that will guide economic, social and government policy for the next 15 years.

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The George Institute for Global Health is calling on governments to employ a simple text message system to improve the health of heart attack survivors, following the release of a study which shows its success at helping to reduce cholesterol, blood pressure and weight.

World-renowned epidemiologist and medical researcher, Professor Zhi-Jie Zheng, will begin his stewardship as Executive Director of The George Institute, China, this month.

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A  first-of-its-kind Certificate Course in Critical Appraisal Skills (CASP) for Public Health Journalism and Communication was launched today in the presence of over fifty academicians, Government representatives, media and students. The course is designed for media students and mid-career journalists, editors and government officials.

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High blood pressure, high blood sugar, household air pollution from solid fuels, unsafe water sources and smoking are the top risks associated with health loss among Indians.

For the first time, researchers will investigate the burden of fractures in low-middle income countries (LMICs) and describe the current treatment practices in a global multi-centre study, the largest of its kind.