A new study published today by Sydney-based The George Institute for Global Health has found that people with type 2 diabetes who suffer episodes of critically low blood sugar levels (severe hypoglycemia) are at greater risk of suffering subsequent vascular problems such as a heart attack, stroke and kidney disease, as well as non-vascular problems such as cancer and respiratory conditions.
New research has revealed that the number of people dying from smoking-related lung cancer over the next two decades is expected to double in the Asia-Pacific region if current smoking habits remain unchanged.
Treat the snoring and you may be less likely to have a heart attack or stroke. This is the premise of an international study being coordinated by Australian researchers at the George Institute for Global Health.
The launch of a world first trial for motorcyclists was launched in June in Victoria, Australia. The VicRide: on-road coaching program provides on-road coaching for newly licensed riders. The George Institute will be independently evaluating this program, to determine the true benefits of on-road coaching for novice riders.