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Media release: 
02/02/2017

Commonly used non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs used to treat back pain provide little benefit, but cause side effects, according to new research from The George Institute for Global Health.

Media release: 
02/02/2017

The George Institute’s FoodSwitch program has been selected to participate in LAUNCH Food – a global challenge to improve health outcomes by enabling people to make healthy food choices.

Media release: 
30/01/2017

Statement from Professor Vlado Perkovic, Executive Director, The George Institute Australia:
 

Media release: 
30/01/2017

Today marks the official release of the report, ‘Low Vision, quality of life and independence: A review of the evidence on aids and technologies’ by Macular Disease Foundation Australia produced in collaboration with The George Institute for Global Health.

Media release: 
27/01/2017

The George Institute for Global Health and the University of New South Wales (UNSW) today announced their intention to form a strategic collaboration to bolster high-impact medical research and transform lives around the world, a priority of both organisations.

Type 2 diabetes often causes damaging effects to the kidneys, sometimes resulting in the need for dialysis or kidney transplantation. The ongoing CANVAS-R trial is testing whether canagliflozin -- a member of a new class of diabetes treatments known as sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors -- can slow kidney function decline and provide other benefits to diabetic patients.

Media release: 
25/01/2017

Babies with flat head syndrome may be at heightened risk of developmental delays, a new study has found.

"More and more, I think people are realising that this light-touch but personal-touch support can help people to change behaviours, which is fundamental to a lot of chronic health conditions these days."

Media release: 
19/01/2017

Women from low socioeconomic backgrounds are 25 per cent more likely to suffer a heart attack than disadvantaged men, a major new study has found.

Statement from Professor Vlado Perkovic, Executive Director, The George Institute Australia:

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