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Media release: 
03/07/2014

Fox News, the Huffington Post, the Daily Mail and Australia's Daily Telegraph are among media to publish stories about the globally significant study that has uncovered new types of damage to children after mothers drink while pregnant.The study, a global review of other studies, found children's ability to play is affected.

Media release: 
19/03/2014

One of Australia’s top health apps, FoodSwitch, has just been awarded “Most Valuable HCP or Health Care Initiative Award” at a conference in Spain, because of its ability to empower shoppers to make healthier food choices.

Media release: 
27/02/2014

People with type 2 diabetes who drink wine have a dramatically lower risk of heart attacks and death, Australian researchers have found in a huge global study.

Media release: 
13/02/2014

Switch to healthier food and drink choices with UK’s first ever ‘FoodSwitch’ app.

Media release: 
18/12/2013

The George Institute for Global Health today announced a significant recruitment as part of an ongoing effort to broaden its global reach and impact on the provision of sustainable healthcare for the 21st Century beyond its traditional Australia and Asia-Pacific focus. John McCaffrey, Executive Director, Commercial and Fundraising Director of the UK Labour Party will join The George Institute as Director of Global Development, based in London.

Media release: 
22/10/2013

Lowering blood pressure is a highly effective and affordable way to prevent cardiovascular events among people with chronic kidney disease, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal.

Media release: 
04/09/2013

People are much more likely to take preventive medicines if they’re combined in one pill, an international study has found. The findings are published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Media release: 
04/09/2013

A study of more than 153,000 people across 17 countries has found that close to half of those with hypertension are unaware they have the condition, which is the leading cause of preventable mortality and morbidity globally.

Media release: 
29/05/2013

A landmark study has revealed a new way to treat intracerebral haemorrhage which stands to help millions of people worldwide. The George Institute for Global Health study found that intensive blood pressure lowering in patients with intracerebral haemorrhage, the most serious type of stroke, reduced the risk of major disability and improved chances of recovery by as much as 20 per cent.

Media release: 
21/05/2013

Young drivers who do not sleep enough are at significant risk of having a car crash, according to a new study published today in JAMA Paediatrics. Sleeping less on weekends puts young drivers at greater risk of having a car crash at night, as well as having an increased chance of run-off-road crashes.

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