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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.

Statement from Professor Vlado Perkovic, Executive Director, The George Institute Australia:

The George Institute for Global Health’s recent study disproving the myth that weather affects back pain or osteoarthritis has been reported all over the world, from Australia to the United States, China, Russia, India, and much more. See the list below and our Media Coverage section for other stories.

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.

A new study by The George Institute for Global Health has revealed the driving patterns of people aged over 75 in a bid to improve road safety across Australia.

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.

The best apps to remind people to take their medications have been revealed by The George Institute for Global Health.

The George Institute has been awarded more than $18 million to improve the health of all Australians, in the latest round of funding from Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

The George Institute for Global Health is starting the next phase of its history by moving into 1 King Street, Newtown in Sydney. 

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