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Women with bigger waists relative to their hips face a proportionately greater risk of experiencing a heart attack than men who have a similar ‘apple shape’, new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.

Digital health leaders from around the globe have met at the inaugural International Digital Health Symposium in Sydney to learn from different global approaches to digital innovation that are inclusive, evidence-based, and support sustainable, high quality health and care. 

"I wanted to work with people committed to helping others live longer and healthier lives, focusing on the leading cause of death and disability worldwide – non-communicable diseases."

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They’re billed by ALDI as the best school lunch box essentials, but an analysis of its back to school processed snack range has found many are high in sugar, salt and saturated fat.

Wednesday, 21 February, 2018 - 09:00

UNSW Sydney

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It’s known as the silent killer and takes more lives than the annual road toll.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are still dying 10 years earlier on average than other Australians. Despite Federal, State and Territory governments’ commitment to the Closing the Gap, progress has been unacceptably slow.

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Australian men are ingesting almost twice the recommended maximum daily intake of salt, with women not far behind, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online by the Medical Journal of Australia.

Two George Institute researchers have just received funding from the Medical Research Futures Fund to further understanding into sepsis survival and improve outcomes for patients with chronic kidney disease.

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The results from the largest ever study of septic shock could improve treatment for critically ill patients and save health systems worldwide hundreds of millions of dollars each year.