The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom

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Health systems across Australia are failing cardiac patients, with leading specialists estimating 51,000 heart attacks and 962 strokes each year may be prevented if people receive and take-up better follow-up care.

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A new international report on the impact of scientific research has named Sydney’s George Institute for Global Health as the organisation whose publications have had the greatest recent worldwide impact.

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Have you broken your leg or pelvis due to a fall in the past two years? Would you like to receive advice on exercise, safety and ways to protect yourself against future falls? Are you interested in improving your walking ability as well as supporting a research study into post-fracture exercise programs?

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Leading researchers into chronic disease from The George Institute for Global Health today issued five simple guidelines for Australians to follow to avoid developing type 2 diabetes.

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A new study into the burden of Type II diabetes-related mortality in the Asia-Pacific region shows between 9 and 98 per cent of diabetes deaths could be prevented by tackling higher-than-optimal body mass index (BMI).

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Leading global and Australian injury prevention specialists will meet in Brisbane today to share their latest research and safety promotion strategies.

In a landscape where the leading causes of deat h have changed dramatically over the past decade, Indian and Australian researchers have a leading role in a series of pivotal global cardiovascular care trials of inexpensive ‘PolyPills’ for the prevention of heart disease and stroke.

It’s been more than 25 years since clothing has been examined as a safety mechanism for motorcycle riders. Injury researchers at The George Institute have filled a massive evidence gap, by providing new up-to-date informat ion aimed to keep riders safer and out of hospitals.

The Clinical Pathways in Acute Coronary Syndromes in China Study (CPACS) is a three-part study that focuses on how hospitals in China manage acute coronary syndromes (ACS) a range of heart-related conditions following acute myocardial ischemia, or heart attack.

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New stroke research to be undertaken by the George Institute for Global Health has been awarded $4.2 million by the NHMRC, the largest ever investment for a research project in this area.