The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom

Media releases

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High blood pressure sufferers have an almost 60% greater chance of developing diabetes, according to a major global study, released today.

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The gluten-free food industry is booming with new products regularly joining the market and many people seeing it as a healthy alternative, however, while they are essential for people with coeliac disease, new research has found there is little or no difference in their nutritional value when compared to standard products.

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According to the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS), around 10 million adults in Great Britain smoke cigarettes, and two thirds of smokers start before the age of 18.

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New research published today in The BMJ shows that paracetamol is not effective for treating lower back pain or osteoarthritis of the hip or knee, and its use may affect the liver.  

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World first research published in The Lancet reveals that more than two million people globally die unnecessarily each year because they cannot access kidney failure treatment (dialysis or a kidney transplant).  

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The George Institute for Global Health, in partnership with UNICEF  and Reuters, has endeavoured to  develop educational programs for journalists in an effort to address the challenges of   public health starting with improving immunization coverage and vaccine up-take in India.

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US/EU relaxation of diabetes blood pressure lowering guidelines ignore evidence, threaten UK treatment.

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Structured exercise including resistance training and walking helps people recover from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as well as other mental health conditions, a new study has revealed.

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