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Media release: 
24/04/2019

A study of 1.4 million adults in England has found that the most socioeconomically deprived are 68% more likely to develop advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) than the least deprived, so experience poorer health outcomes and quality of life. 

Media release: 
05/03/2019
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New research has revealed the hidden toll that fast food kids’ meals can have on young children’s health. Some meals aimed at kids contain more than an entire day’s maximum recommended salt intake.

Media release: 
19/02/2019

A study of more than 30,000 Americans since 2001 has revealed significant differences in management of heart disease risk between women and men. 

Media release: 
05/02/2019

A study of over 96,000 UK men and women, of average age 64.5 years, has found that those with chronic conditions are spending considerably less time on physical activity than their healthy peers, so are missing out on its health management benefits.  

Media release: 
17/12/2018

On 9 December 2018. The George Institute for Global Health participated in the 2018 Shenzhen Sanming Project Obstetrics Summit, together with experts from academia, health services and industry, to discuss paths for innovation and development in the field of obstetrics.

Media release: 
30/11/2018

Women in China have greater awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension than their male counterparts, new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.

Media release: 
20/11/2018

Machine learning – a field of artificial intelligence that uses statistical techniques to enable computer systems to ‘learn’ from data – can be used to analyse electronic health records and predict the risk of emergency hospital admissions, a new study from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.

Media release: 
08/11/2018
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Smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure increase the risk of a heart attack more in women than in men, new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.

Media release: 
05/11/2018

A toolkit that aims to combat road traffic injuries, the leading global killer among older school-age children and adolescents, has been launched at the World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion in Bangkok.

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