A team of leading Australian researchers has been recognised for its unique research program targeting Australia’s leading causes of death and disability -– heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease.
The Science of Salt Weekly, an email newsletter that summarizes the latest evidence and research related to dietary salt intake, has been launched to raise more awareness about the risks of eating too much salt.
A study of more than 153,000 people across 17 countries has found that close to half of those with hypertension are unaware they have the condition, which is the leading cause of preventable mortality and morbidity globally.
In joining in the spirit of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, The George Institute for Global Health is proud to acknowledge the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who we partner with in the course of our life saving research.
University of Sydney researcher, Professor Elizabeth Elliott, has had critical input into the federal government’s $20 million grant announced today to fund research and prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).