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Media release: 
12/10/2017

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.

Media release: 
02/08/2017

According to our new study published in the JAMA today, treatment with pills of the steroid methylprednisolone has been associated with an unexpectedly large increase in the risk of serious adverse events, primary infections among patients with IgA nephropathy and excess protein in their urine.

Media release: 
17/07/2017

The University of Central Lancashire has joined hands with us to support further implementation of best practice stroke care in India.

Media release: 
30/06/2017

Our analysis of the data from the Global Burden of Disease study by Institute forHealth Metrics and Evaluation reveals that Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and Injuries are a major contributing factor to the greater number of deaths among adolescents.

Media release: 
28/06/2017

One of the largest stroke rehabilitation trials ever undertaken has revealed family-led rehabilitation is ineffective.

Media release: 
22/06/2017

A trial involving more than 11,000 patients has revealed sitting up or lying flat after a stroke makes no difference to their recovery.

Media release: 
24/03/2017

The George Institute for Global Health, India, extends their National Salt Reduction Programme to children, in support of Salt Awareness Week 20-26th March 2017. This work aims to raise awareness of the dangers of eating too much salt for children through a school education programme, teaching them how to eat a healthy diet, low in salt – information they can share with their families. 

Media release: 
02/03/2017

A new report has highlighted a gender divide in the screening of patients for cardiovascular disease – Australia’s number one killer.

Media release: 
12/01/2017

New research from The George Institute for Global Health has revealed the weather plays no part in the symptoms associated with either back pain or osteoarthritis.

Media release: 
08/12/2016

Scaling up pilot projects in the area of technology-enabled health care delivery requires a concerted effort that involves going beyond the quick fixes and working towards a sustainable health solution that can help tackle the rising burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases in the country.

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