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Media release: 
25/08/2014

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.

Media release: 
15/08/2014

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.

Media release: 
24/07/2014

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.

Media release: 
11/07/2014

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. 

Media release: 
03/07/2014

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.

Media release: 
19/03/2014

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.

Media release: 
27/02/2014

People with type 2 diabetes who drink wine have a dramatically lower risk of heart attacks and death, Australian researchers have found in a huge global study.

Media release: 
13/02/2014

Switch to healthier food and drink choices with UK’s first ever ‘FoodSwitch’ app.

Media release: 
18/12/2013

The George Institute for Global Health today announced a significant recruitment as part of an ongoing effort to broaden its global reach and impact on the provision of sustainable healthcare for the 21st Century beyond its traditional Australia and Asia-Pacific focus. John McCaffrey, Executive Director, Commercial and Fundraising Director of the UK Labour Party will join The George Institute as Director of Global Development, based in London.

Media release: 
22/10/2013

Lowering blood pressure is a highly effective and affordable way to prevent cardiovascular events among people with chronic kidney disease, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal.

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