The George Institute For Global Health
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Eating more unsaturated fats, especially polyunsaturated fats, in place of either dietary carbohydrate or saturated fats lowers blood sugar levels and improves insulin resistance and secretion, according to a new study.

"We enable a faster and more personalised monitoring of patients with heart failure, which leads to improved patient care."

Wednesday, 29 June, 2016 - 11:00

Via video-conference

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People suffering from heart failure should be given the flu vaccine, according to new research from The George Institute for Global Health.

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High blood pressure could significantly raise the risk of developing the second most common form of dementia, according to a new study from The George Institute for Global Health.

A study by researchers at The George Institute UK was named by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) as one of the best medical papers of 2015.

Atrial fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia – a disorder where the person has an irregular heartbeat – and it is growing worldwide. Atrial fibrillation raises the risk of stroke by nearly four times and is associated with a higher risk of death. However, at the moment it is unclear whether atrial fibrillation is associated with a higher risk of other cardiovascular diseases, such as coronary heart disease or peripheral vascular disease (clots in the leg).

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The safety of a controversial clot busting drug has been investigated by researchers at The George Institute for Global Health, with results showing a modified dosage can reduce serious bleeding in the brain and improve survival rates.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2016 - 12:00

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