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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.

Media release: 
05/06/2014

The unfortunate and untimely death of the Union Rural Development Minister, Mr Gopinath Munde, in a road crash in the national Capital in the early hours of Tuesday morning has once again brought the issue of wearing seat belts into sharp focus.

Media release: 
09/05/2014

New data presented for the first time today at the World Heart Federation’s World Congress of Cardiology 2014 shows a significant improvement in both patient adherence and risk factor control when patients at high risk of heart attack or stroke receive a polypill, compared to usual care.

Media release: 
07/04/2014

Scrub Typhus more common in India than originally thought, reveals study.

Media release: 
19/03/2014

One of Australia’s top health apps, FoodSwitch, has just been awarded “Most Valuable HCP or Health Care Initiative Award” at a conference in Spain, because of its ability to empower shoppers to make healthier food choices.

Media release: 
13/03/2014

If detected early and managed appropriately, the deterioration in kidney function can be slowed or even stopped - yet awareness of kidney diseases is still very low and many people underestimate the vital role their kidneys play.

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