The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom

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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.

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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.

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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.

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It’s an invention that could save millions of lives each year and transform the way kidney disease is treated around the world.

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A study by The George Institute for Global Health has shown that cold weather leads to a heightened risk of the most lethal form of stroke – intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH).

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With the launch of an innovative nutrition application – FoodSwitch, Chinese customers will be empowered to make healthier food choices and prevent diet-related ill health.

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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.

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Hundreds of millions of people worldwide could benefit from more intensive treatment to lower blood pressure, according to new research.

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As the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) looks set to be ratified later this year, a new report has identified the healthcare sector as one of the key beneficiaries from the agreement.

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An international study involving China and 22 other countries about their performance in reducing the burden of NCD (non-communicable disease) has been published today in the Lancet.