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“By pooling data on one million mothers and babies, we hope to see connections that have not been evident before and find a way to prevent childhood cancer.”

Wednesday, 27 August, 2014 - 11:00

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Preeminent global medical researcher Terry Dwyer revolutionised the world’s approach to SIDS. Now, he is bringing the world’s largest childhood cancer research project to an Australian-based medical research institute in Britain.

FoodSwitch UK, the smartphone application launched by the Food Policy Group at The George Institute for Global Health, is one of three apps to win the Public Health England (PHE) Health X initiative competition.

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In a landmark study published in The Lancet today, a global team of researchers has shown that if doctors simply changed the way they determine who to administer blood pressure-lowering treatment to, many less people would die or suffer serious heart conditions.

Wednesday, 30 July, 2014 - 11:00

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In the world’s first large placebo-controlled trial, we have demonstrated that taking paracetamol does not speed recovery or reduce pain compared to placebo.

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Australian researchers reveal that sudden, acute episodes of low back pain are not linked to weather conditions such as temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind direction and precipitation. 

Dr Ruth Webster is a senior research fellow at The George Institute for Global Health. Recently, she presented the results of TGI's polypill studies, SPACE and TRIUMPH, at the World Cardiology Congress.

The George Institute for Global Health United Kingdom is moving to new facilities in Oxford. Learn more about this exciting move.