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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.

Event
Wednesday, 30 July, 2014 - 11:00

Via video-conference

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. 

Dr Ruth Webster is a senior research fellow at The George Institute for Global Health. Recently, she presented the results of TGI's polypill studies, SPACE and TRIUMPH, at the World Cardiology Congress.

The George Institute for Global Health United Kingdom is moving to new facilities in Oxford. Learn more about this exciting move.

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.

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

Event
Wednesday, 25 June, 2014 - 11:00

Via video-conference

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.

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