The George Institute For Global Health
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More than 150,000 Australian deaths could be prevented if the energy content of sugary drinks was cut by around a third.

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The risk of developing type 2 diabetes could be significantly reduced by eating a diet rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fats, a new study suggests.

Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has awarded a total of $4.2 million in grants to The George Institute for Global Health to fund projects addressing some of the world's biggest health concerns.

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It’s a 900-million-dollar industry taking over our supermarket aisles, but some ready meals contain more than an entire day’s worth of salt in a single serve and according to new research published today, they’re getting saltier.

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The results of two innovative Aboriginal road safety initiatives were launched at a special event at The George Institute for Global Health today.

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."