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Experts say more action is needed to reduce Australia’s salt consumption after new research by The George Institute for Global Health found we are falling behind other countries.

Aussie children are getting a better start than their UK cousins, with Australian first research finding that the majority of baby and toddler foods sold at our supermarkets are of a high nutritional quality.

It’s the 21st century way of tracking your sugar consumption. 

"I have always enjoyed working with older people. While I was studying occupational therapy at university, I worked at a large retirement village. Being 18 years of age, it was like having 92 grandparents!"

The proposed Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is one of the most important initiatives in the nation’s history to ensure that Australia stays at the leading edge of medical and health research and continues to transform the health of people around the country.

Researchers “optimistic” this finding is an important clue toward ultimately preventing childhood cancer.

At current rates 280 Australians develop diabetes every day. To mark National Diabetes Week, Professor Bruce Neal, director of the Food Policy unit at the George Institute for Global Health, shares his top five tips for lowering your diabetes risk.

The sights, sounds and tastes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples came to life at The George Institute’s NAIDOC celebration outside the Sydney, Kent Street office. 

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The switch to gluten-free foods is a booming trend, even among people without coeliac disease, but new research has found the hype is not all it’s cracked up to be, with little or no difference in the nutritional value when compared to standard products.

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Pilates has become one of the most trendy exercises of our day, especially for attempting to heal back pain, but new research by the George Institute for Global Health has found it is not the super-fix that some believe.