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Media release: 
06/12/2017

The George Institute for Global Health has been awarded AUD$4 million in the latest round of project funding announced by Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). The announcement follows the landmark award of a AUD$24 million NHMRC programme grant to The George Institute, to undertake research to prevent and treat cardiometabolic diseases.

Media release: 
21/11/2017
heart failure

The number of people being diagnosed with heart failure in the UK continues to grow, and the poorest people are significantly more likely to be affected by the condition, new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.

Media release: 
18/10/2017

For the first time, a strong link has been established between high blood pressure and the most common heart valve disorder in high-income countries, by new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford.

Media release: 
31/07/2017

A landmark project to improve the lives of people living in cities in developing countries has been awarded £7 million.

Media release: 
18/07/2017

Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health have been awarded funds from UK’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to address the health challenge of stroke care in India and tackle salt consumption in China.

Media release: 
02/05/2017

South Africa is on track to meet mandatory salt targets, according to analysis of more than 11,000 packaged foods. But, the study by The George Institute, UK shows found many commonly eaten products including bread, sausages and crisps still contained high levels of salt just months before the new limits were introduced in 2016.

Media release: 
19/01/2017

Women from low socioeconomic backgrounds are 25 per cent more likely to suffer a heart attack than disadvantaged men, a major new study has found.

Media release: 
11/01/2017

The weather plays no part in the symptoms associated with either back pain or osteoarthritis, a new study by The George Institute for Global Health has revealed.

Media release: 
04/10/2016

​Public urged to vote for the project to win the People’s Choice Award.

Media release: 
31/08/2016

The largest sleep study ever undertaken has found that the leading therapy for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), does not reduce recurrent strokes and heart attacks in people with cardiovascular disease but does significantly improve their quality of life and mood.

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