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Media release: 
14/08/2018

Four researchers from The George Institute for Global Health have been awarded prestigious fellowships in the latest round of funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

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.

Media release: 
29/06/2018

Drop that yogurt. Instead, try this one with less sugar, fat and fewer unpronounceable additives.

Media release: 
21/06/2018

Six out of ten Australian packaged foods are highly or ultra-processed, more than half are discretionary/junk foods and only one third are healthy, according to a new analysis by The George Institute for Global Health.

Media release: 
19/04/2018

Increasing numbers of people worldwide are suffering life-long disability and dying prematurely due to the ineffective treatment of people with multiple health conditions, a new report suggests. 

Media release: 
18/04/2018

An innovative mobile device-based health app to enable people in India to access essential diabetes care has been launched by The George Institute for Global Health, India.

Media release: 
17/04/2018

Women in the United States who have experienced heart attacks are less likely than men to receive the high-intensity statins recommended to prevent further heart attacks and strokes, new research by The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.

Media release: 
17/04/2018

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and The George Institute for Global Health have launched the FoodSwitch app which reveals how healthy or unhealthy a product is just by scanning its barcode with a smartphone. 

Media release: 
05/04/2018

Taxes on soft drinks, alcohol and tobacco are a powerful response to rising rates of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) worldwide, according to the most comprehensive analysis to date of evidence on expenditure, behaviour and socio-economic status, published today in The Lancet.

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