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Event
Wednesday, 1 August, 2018 - 09:30

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

Event
Tuesday, 24 July, 2018 - 07:30 to 09:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

Media release: 
20/07/2018

A global review involving almost 20 million people has shown that having diabetes significantly raises the risk of developing cancer, and for women the risk is even higher.

Researchers from The George Institute also found diabetes conferred an additional risk for women, compared to men, for leukaemia and cancers of the stomach, mouth and kidney, but less risk for liver cancer.

Media release: 
17/07/2018

The CREDENCE trial, investigating a breakthrough treatment for chronic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes, has been ended early after benefit was demonstrated at an interim analysis.

The George Institute welcomes the report An India Economic Strategy to 2035: Navigating from potential to delivery authored by Mr Peter N Varghese AO for the Australian Government.

Event
Thursday, 12 July, 2018 - 16:00 to 18:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

Event
Tuesday, 3 July, 2018 - 09:00 to 17:00

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Media release: 
29/06/2018

Drop that yogurt. Instead, try this one with less sugar, fat and fewer unpronounceable additives.

Media release: 
21/06/2018

Six out of ten Australian packaged foods are highly or ultra-processed, more than half are discretionary/junk foods and only one third are healthy, according to a new analysis by The George Institute for Global Health.

Woman Yoga

Falls are an emerging public health issue in India and a major cause of mortality and morbidity globally. It is estimated that 75 per cent of the fall injuries occur in low and middle-income countries and the impact set to rise as the population ages.

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