The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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.