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Media release: 
27/07/2016

New research from the George Institute for Global Health, Public Health Foundation and Centre for Chronic Disease Control, India highlights the high levels of salt in packaged food sold in India. The survey, which looked at 5796 packaged food products, revealed huge differences in the salt content of similar foods, with some containing almost 10 times more salt than others, and less than a quarter of products would meet the UK 2017 salt targets.

The George Institute for Global Health has joined a global call to include gender in research impact assessment.

Statement issued by Professor Vlado Perkovic, Executive Director, The George Institute Australia

"PhD students are the future leaders in our field and it is a privilege to work with students over a three year period on a dedicated project."

Media release: 
20/07/2016

Eating more unsaturated fats, especially polyunsaturated fats, in place of either dietary carbohydrate or saturated fats lowers blood sugar levels and improves insulin resistance and secretion, according to a new study.

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

Media release: 
18/07/2016

Treatment guidelines for patients with hypertension have been updated, with a particular focus on uncomplicated hypertension.

Congratulations to The George Institute's Associate Professor Anne Tiedemann who was lauded at the annual NHMRC Research Excellence Awards Dinner in Canberra last night (July 13).

Nearly 300 Australians develop diabetes every single day, with most suffering from type 2, a disease which is closely linked to an unhealthy lifestyle. The good news is that most people can delay type 2 diabetes or avoid it altogether. 

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

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