The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom

News and Events

Media release: 

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.

Women have over 40 per cent more excess risk of serious heart conditions after contracting diabetes than men, a major review has found.

Wednesday, 25 June, 2014 - 11:00

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Connor Emdin is a DPhil student at The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford. Although he completed his undergraduate degree in biochemistry, he has transitioned to cardiovascular epidemiology research for his DPhil.

Wednesday, 28 May, 2014 - 11:00

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Amanda Hall is a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Research Fellow (Knowledge Translation Branch). Her fellowship research is being undertaken at The George Instittue for Global Health at the University of Oxford.

New data presented for the first time today at the World Heart Federation’s World Congress of Cardiology 2014 shows a significant improvement in both patient adherence and risk factor control when patients at high risk of heart attack or stroke receive a polypill, compared to usual care.

Tuesday, 29 April, 2014 - 11:00

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Media release: 

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.

Wednesday, 19 March, 2014 - 09:00

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