The George Institute For Global Health
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The George Institute for Global Health has long been working to address under-representation of women in academia and medical research, particularly in senior roles. This strong commitment and support to build a gender-equitable organisation has now been recognised by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC).

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Migraine sufferers are being invited to take part in a trial in Sydney and the Gold Coast aimed at preventing these debilitating attacks.

You could help discover if migraine can be prevented by blood pressure or cholesterol lowering treatment.

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The George Institute for Global Health was celebrated at Australia’s most prestigious science awards tonight.

"I’m a physician, and I’m a medical researcher.  So each day I try to follow the advice of the late great Mohammed Ali: “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee”.  Maximise time with people and minimise time with screens.  And above all focus on the big picture tasks, the few that really matter."

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Convenience cooking sauces may be quick and easy but come at a high cost to health, according to new research1 released today by The George Institute for Global Health, VicHealth and the Heart Foundation.

Steroids caused a greater than expected increase in the risk of serious infections in the predominately young group of people who have immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy, an immune disease that leads to kidney failure in almost a third of patients.

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It’s an invention that could save millions of lives each year and transform the way kidney disease is treated.

Federal Department of Health Secretary Martin Bowles outlined his vision for the future of healthcare in Australia at The George Institute this week.

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A new study by The George Institute for Global Health has revealed around 70 per cent of packaged foods contain added sugar.