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.
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) is an umbrella term that describes a range of conditions arising from prenatal exposure to alcohol, which can cause life-long damage to the brain. FASD is 100% preventable. However, the legacy of alcohol use during pregnancy - namely the number of children affected by FASD - remains largely unknown.
International health and medical experts attended the Medical Innovation 2010 Conference in March, hosted by The George Institute in partnership with University of Oxford Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Saïd Business School).