The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom

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US/EU relaxation of diabetes blood pressure lowering guidelines ignore evidence, threaten UK treatment.

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Structured exercise including resistance training and walking helps people recover from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as well as other mental health conditions, a new study has revealed.

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— New Initiative Designed to Support the Development of Community Healthcare and Contribute to Mobile Health Innovation in China —

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Mobile phones and smart devices will have a large role to play in improving access to healthcare and involving patients more in their own treatment, a leading Oxford University academic has said in a lecture in New Delhi.

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Australian researchers have discovered that the reductions in heart events and death, from using blood pressure-lowering drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes, persist for many years after treatment has stopped.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.