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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.