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Media release: 
16/09/2014

Mobile phones and smart devices will have a large role to play in improving access to healthcare and involving patients more in their own treatment, a leading Oxford University academic has said in a lecture in New Delhi.

Media release: 
01/09/2014

Australian researchers have discovered that the reductions in heart events and death, from using blood pressure-lowering drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes, persist for many years after treatment has stopped.

Media release: 
15/08/2014

A systematic review by The George Institute for Global Health finds that the task-sharing model has considerable potential in India and other low and middle income countries.

Media release: 
15/08/2014

 This study does for blood pressure what we did for cholesterol treatment a decade ago.

Media release: 
06/08/2014

The George Institute for Global Health - India calls for reform in organ retrievals so that it can truly benefit who need them the most.

Media release: 
24/07/2014

Low back pain recovery is not aided by paracetamol even though every treatment guideline in the world currently recommends its use, reveals a recent study by The George Institute for Global Health.

Media release: 
23/07/2014

Prevalence of HIV/AIDS in India is nearly one-fourth the global rate; for TB and malaria, rates of new infections  are decreasing but levels remain higher than the global average; India is one of three countries that accounted for 
half of all malaria deaths last year.

Media release: 
22/07/2014

The slew of proposals to boost the health care sector presented by the Union Finance Minister, Mr Arun Jaitley, as part of the 2014-15 India budget augurs well for tackling pre-mature deaths and disability caused by non-communicable diseases in the country.

Media release: 
11/07/2014

Australian researchers reveal that sudden, acute episodes of low back pain are not linked to weather conditions such as temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind direction and precipitation. 

Media release: 
01/07/2014

New model of care needed to tackle the cardiovascular disease (CVD) burden.

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