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World first research by The George Institute for Global Health has found paracetamol is safe for treating patients in intensive care and may even help them recover and leave hospital quicker.

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High blood pressure sufferers have an almost 60% greater chance of developing diabetes, according to a major global study, released today.

On 26 September, The George Institute for Global Health presented at the Australia-China Partnerships in Healthcare Roundtable, the first of its kind to explore health collaborations between the two countries.

"The BMJ is keen to see a world in which every person and country has access to information about health, health care and social determinants of health that they need to protect their own health and the health of the people for whom they take responsibility."

Today at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, 193 world leaders will commit to 17 Global Goals that will guide economic, social and government policy for the next 15 years. 

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has awarded Research Excellence Awards to two of The George Institute’s researchers for their contribution to health and leadership in Australian research.

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The George Institute for Global Health is calling on governments to employ a simple text message system to improve the health of heart attack survivors, following the release of a study which shows its success at helping to reduce cholesterol, blood pressure and weight.

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The George Institute for Global Health has welcomed the strong focus on health in the newly appointed Cabinet, which was sworn in yesterday.

Why is it that in Australia, women make up more than half of science PhD graduates but only 17% of senior academics? The George Institute is proud to take part in a national pilot program of universities and research institutes to break down these barriers.

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With rampaging overall health spending in a system which is geared for quantity over quality, perhaps it is time for change, writes Executive Director of The George Institute Australia Professor Vlado Perkovic in The Sydney Morning Herald.