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Media release: 
23/05/2016

People suffering from heart failure should be given the flu vaccine, according to new research from The George Institute for Global Health.

Media release: 
19/05/2016

High blood pressure could significantly raise the risk of developing the second most common form of dementia, according to a new study from The George Institute for Global Health.

Media release: 
11/05/2016

Climate change may be accelerating rates of chronic kidney disease caused by dehydration and heat stress, according to a paper appearing in a recent issue of the prestigious Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN).

Media release: 
10/05/2016

The safety of a controversial clot busting drug has been investigated by researchers at The George Institute for Global Health, with results showing a modified dosage can reduce serious bleeding in the brain and improve survival rates.

Media release: 
21/04/2016

The George Institute for Global Health has joined health groups around the world calling on Coca-Cola and PepsiCo to stop marketing sugary drinks to children.

Media release: 
01/04/2016

A new study published in The Lancet has revealed more people in the world are obese than underweight and that by 2025 around a fifth of all adults will be obese.

Media release: 
10/03/2016

It’s an invention that could save millions of lives each year and transform the way kidney disease is treated around the world.

Media release: 
03/03/2016

A team of Australia’s leading healthcare researchers has been awarded a $9,578,895 program grant from the NHMRC to help reduce unnecessary testing and treatment and increase the wise and appropriate use of healthcare, particularly in the areas of musculoskeletal diseases, cardiovascular disease and cancer.

Media release: 
19/02/2016

Is salt bad for you? Scientists, it seems, are divided on the issue. Researchers have examined more than 35 years-worth of literature on salt intake and found no consensus on whether a population-wide reduction of salt was associated with better health.

Media release: 
16/02/2016

A study by The George Institute for Global Health has shown that cold weather leads to a heightened risk of the most lethal form of stroke – intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH).

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