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Media release: 
08/11/2018
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Smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure increase the risk of a heart attack more in women than in men, new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.

Media release: 
05/11/2018

A toolkit that aims to combat road traffic injuries, the leading global killer among older school-age children and adolescents, has been launched at the World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion in Bangkok.

Media release: 
11/10/2018

Young adults classified as obese in Australia can expect to lose up to 10 years in life expectancy, according to a major new study.

Media release: 
06/10/2018

One of the premier medical journals in the world has profiled Professor Craig Anderson, Executive Director of The George Institute China, acknowledging him "a front runner in stroke research".

Media release: 
04/10/2018

The George Institute for Global Health India today hosted a showcase of its SMARThealth technology, designed to help community health workers identify and treat people at high risk of chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease.

Media release: 
19/09/2018

On September 19 2018, the ‘Salt Substitute and Stroke Study (SSaSS) Annual Meeting 2018’ was held in Qingdao. Over 50 participants joined the meeting to review progress on the study and exchange experiences. Those who attended the meeting included Principal Investigators from China and Australia, Project Coordinators from provincial study centers, and government officials from local Disease Control and Prevention Centers and Public Health Systems.

Media release: 
17/09/2018

Australia’s health system is under strain and in urgent need of transformation to strengthen consumer-centred and community-based primary health services a new report has found.

Media release: 
13/09/2018

New research has found that long-term exposure to high blood pressure is associated with an increased risk of aortic valve disease, with significant implications for clinical practice guidelines and health management.

Media release: 
10/09/2018

The number of people with sepsis in Australian intensive care units (ICUs) is 50% higher than previously reported. The report from Royal North Shore Hospital and The George Institute for Global Health also found death rates for sepsis had been underestimated by 10%, with around a third of patients with sepsis in ICUs losing their lives.

Media release: 
03/09/2018

Making provision for free treatment under a publicly funded dialysis program allows more people with advanced kidney failure to access this expensive treatment but is not able to address all barriers to ensure long-term success, reveals a new study by The George Institute for Global Health, India.

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