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It's something most parents have to deal with at some stage - putting those learner plates on the car and taking off with your child at the wheel.

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Older Australians can improve their balance and mobility with yoga, as reported in a study of Australian participants aged between 59 and 87.

On the 3rd July 2013 The George Institute for Global health in China had the honor of hosting Professor Norbert Berend, Professor Emeritus at the University of Sydney and Head of Respiratory Research at the George Institute for Global Health. Professor Berend presented on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and comorbidities.

Wednesday, 3 July, 2013 - 09:30 to 10:30

The George Institute for Global Health at Peking University Health Science Center
Seminar Room, Level 18

Manoj Saxena, Research Fellow in the Division of Critical Care and Trauma at The George Institute, PhD student, and Intensive Care Physician at St George Hospital in Sydney talks about why being a researcher and clinician is important to him.

The European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee has recommended the suspension of marketing of intravenous resuscitation fluids containing hydroxyethyl starch (HES).

It is with great sadness that The George Institute has learned that the founder of the Oxford Martin School, Dr James Martin, has died.

Driving Change, a new community-led program to tackle barriers to driver licensing, was launched today in Griffith, NSW. The program will provide extra support to help young Aboriginal people in the Griffith area to overcome barriers to obtaining a driver licence, in an initiative to enhance opportunities for access to employment, education and health services.

On 2 June 2013 Professor Hai Yan Wang recieved the Roscoe R. Robinson Award in acknowledgement of her outstanding achievements in the field of education in nephrology and medicine at the award ceremony of International Society of Nephrology (ISN). The ceremony was held as part of the World Congress of Nephrology in Hong Kong.

Australia’s most popular food-scanning app, FoodSwitch, has been recognised as one of the world’s top 100 innovative initiatives, selected from entries spanning more than 79 countries.