Looking after your heart starts with understanding your risk. To mark World Heart Day on 29 September, The George Institute China organised an event in the lobby of its office building to help people increase their health awareness by measuring their blood pressure / heart rhythm and promoting cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention knowledge. What’s more, WeChat campaign named “What’s your rank” was carried out simultaneously to encourage people to be active and walk more.
The largest sleep study ever undertaken has found that the leading therapy for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), does not reduce recurrent strokes and heart attacks in people with cardiovascular disease but does significantly improve their quality of life and mood.
The George Institute for Global Health, China (TGI China) today announced that world renowned clinician-scientist Professor Craig Anderson will be the new Executive Director for TGI China, taking over from Professor Zhi-Jie Zheng.
The safety of a controversial clot busting drug has been investigated by researchers at The George Institute for Global Health, with results showing a modified dosage can reduce serious bleeding in the brain and improve survival rates.
China’s past progress in healthcare and future opportunities can help not only the Chinese people live better and longer lives, but can also drive global advancements in healthcare delivery, said Josette Sheeran, President and CEO of the Asia Society, in a major speech in Beijing hosted by The George Institute for Global Health.