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.
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).
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.
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.