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Media release: 
25/01/2017

Babies with flat head syndrome may be at heightened risk of developmental delays, a new study has found.

Media release: 
19/01/2017

Women from low socioeconomic backgrounds are 25 per cent more likely to suffer a heart attack than disadvantaged men, a major new study has found.

Media release: 
11/01/2017

New research from The George Institute for Global Health has revealed the weather plays no part in the symptoms associated with either back pain or osteoarthritis.

Media release: 
09/12/2016

It’s the time of year when everyone indulges. But new research from The George Institute for Global Health has revealed huge variations in the sugar, fat, salt and energy content of your favourite Christmas hamper items.

Media release: 
07/12/2016

Food manufacturers are displaying large variations in the serving sizei listed on packaged foods and beverages in Australian supermarkets leaving consumers confused, according to new researchii by The George Institute for Global Health and the National Heart Foundation of Australia.

Media release: 
23/11/2016

Young smokers are being sought for a ground breaking study to tackle one of the biggest burdens of disease in Australia and around the world.

Media release: 
21/11/2016

Regular weekly exercise could reduce the risk of older people suffering falls by almost 40 percent, new analysis by The George Institute for Global Health has revealed.

Media release: 
09/11/2016

Statement from Executive Director, The George Institute Australia, Professor Vlado Perkovic in response to the announcement of the Medical Research Future Fund strategy and priorities.

Media release: 
26/10/2016

The George Institute’s lifesaving SMS program has been awarded $750,000 in this year’s Google Impact Challenge by a panel of judges including Lucy Turnbull, CSIRO chief executive Dr Larry Marshall, David Gonski and the worldwide head of Google.org, Jacquelline Fuller.

Media release: 
04/10/2016

​Public urged to vote for the project to win the People’s Choice Award.

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