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Media release: 
24/09/2019

New research on the salt content of sauces in China and the UK, led by Queen Mary University of London and The George Institute China, has produced the following findings: 

Media release: 
23/09/2019

SYDNEY, SEPT 23 - The George Institute was today announced as one of 13 Australian organisations to receive an Athena SWAN Bronze Institution Award for its work in advancing gender equity and diversity as part of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative.  

Media release: 
06/09/2019

SYDNEY, SEPT 6 - A new meta-analysis published in Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology today has found that SGLT2 inhibitors can reduce the risk of dialysis, transplantation, or death due to kidney disease in people with type 2 diabetes.

Media release: 
04/09/2019

SYDNEY, SEPT 4 - Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health have been awarded almost $6m in Investigator Grants in the latest round of funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Media release: 
04/09/2019

The 2019 Action on Salt China Steering Committee conference was successfully held in Beijing on August 28, 2019. Nearly 30 experts from various partners attended the conference.

Media release: 
26/08/2019

On August 25 2019, the 5th ‘Salt Substitute and Stroke Study (SSaSS)’ annual meeting was held in Dalian. Over 60 investigators participated in the meeting to review progress of the trial and share experiences and insights.

Media release: 
26/08/2019

The George Institute for Global Health has been awarded $3.5 million from the GACD NHMRC Research Grants to tackle diabetes and hypertension.

Media release: 
21/08/2019
healthiest foods

It turns out that British food isn’t that terrible, after all. A global survey has found that when it comes to having the healthiest packaged foods and drinks, the UK tops the charts, with the USA in 2nd place and Australia coming in at 3rd.

Media release: 
08/08/2019

A new study, published in The Lancet Neurology, has revealed an optimal approach to lowering elevated blood pressure (BP) for treating patients with acute stroke due to spontaneous bleeding in the brain (intracerebral haemorrhage or ICH), the most serious type of stroke.

Media release: 
19/07/2019

A global study of 12 million people has found diabetes increases the risk of heart failure and this increase is greater for women than men.

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