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Media release: 
20/07/2018

A global review involving almost 20 million people has shown that having diabetes significantly raises the risk of developing cancer, and for women the risk is even higher.

Media release: 
17/07/2018

The CREDENCE trial, investigating a breakthrough treatment for chronic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes, has been ended early after benefit was demonstrated at an interim analysis.

The George Institute welcomes the report An India Economic Strategy to 2035: Navigating from potential to delivery authored by Mr Peter N Varghese AO for the Australian Government.

Event
Thursday, 12 July, 2018 - 16:00 to 18:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

Media release: 
11/07/2018

Improved added sugar labelling across all packaged foods would help guide Australians to healthier food choices, according to The George Institute for Global Health.

Staff at The George Institute Australia celebrated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture at its annual NAIDOC celebration on July 10, 2018. Celebrations included a performance by the Wodi Wodi group, a bush tucker luncheon by Sandpiper Catering, bush medicine demonstration by Chris Moore and a live art installation from Saltwater Dreamtime.

The theme for this year’s NAIDOC week, held nationally between 8 and 15 July, is ‘Because of her we can’. The theme celebrates the contributions and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.

Event
Tuesday, 10 July, 2018 - 12:00 to 14:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

Media release: 
03/07/2018

The George Institute welcomes new funding for Advanced Health Research and Translation Centres, SPHERE and Sydney Health Partners, to boost translation of medical research into better health outcomes.

Professor Rebecca Ivers, Director of the Injury Division at The George Institute, has been honoured with a major award from Australia’s peak medical research funding body, the National Health and Medical Research Council.

 

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