Latest George Institute for Global Health News

New Founders’ Fund will invest in health equity and maternal care
Simple Change To Save Thousands Of Patients With Sepsis
We gave 60,000 food products a ‘planetary health’ star rating – see how your favourites stack up
Simple food swaps could cut greenhouse gas emissions from household groceries by a quarter
George Institute honoured with prestigious World Hypertension League Award
Very early blood pressure control confers both benefits and harms in acute stroke
UNSW Secures Over $20m In Clinical Trial Funding
New research shows urgency to act on Nigeria’s trans fat elimination policy
Diabetes drug improves cardiovascular outcomes across a range of heart and kidney conditions
Study finds high prevalence of hidden brain changes in people with heart disease
World-class centre tackles sex and gender inequities in health and medicine
Alcohol retailers exploiting pregnancy warning loophole, putting babies at risk
Researchers establish India’s first national benchmark for survival among haemodialysis patients
High Blood Pressure Still Biggest Killer Of Australians
Boosting potassium is key for blood pressure control, study suggests
New South Wales CVRN Awards Celebrate Excellence in Cardiovascular Research
Dr Christopher Butler appointed Programme Director of Multiple Long-Term Conditions
This salt alternative could help reduce blood pressure. So why are so few people using it?
Potassium-enriched salt is the missing ingredient in hypertension guidelines
UNSW attracts $41.6m in NHMRC Investigator Grants
UNSW attracts $41.6 million in NHMRC Investigator Grants
Top UK biomedical research funders support first-of-its-kind sex and gender policy in major sector turning point
One-in-two pre-mixed alcohol products feature misleading nutrition claims
Choice of intravenous fluid therapy could improve survival in critically ill patients
UNSW researchers awarded $10m in health funding
New research shows hard-hitting campaigns can help prevent drinking during pregnancy
Food industry failing to meet Government’s Health Star Rating targets
Most young people exposed to vaping ads, despite restrictions
UNSW academics awarded more than $3m for Indigenous health research
Why low-cost ketamine is still inaccessible to many with severe depression
Setting trans fat limits in Kenya could save thousands of lives and cut costs
Deakin program aims to give food and drink retail a healthy refresh
Online grocery shopping: ‘huge gap’ in major supermarkets’ food labelling
Google could play a big role in protecting the health of American children
ANZUP and The George Institute join forces to shed light on prostate cancer treatments
The George Institute and the University of Colombo partner to strengthen health systems in Sri Lanka
Awareness of vaping risks key to reducing e-cigarette use among young people
Glaucoma blindness intervention in our sights
UNSW awarded over $17m in NHMRC clinical trials funding
Study shows ultra-low-dose 4-in-1 blood pressure pill would be cost-effective in Australia
Maximum sodium targets needed for pre-packaged foods in china, new research suggests
Ketamine effective for treatment-resistant depression: clinical trial
New global campaign for better healthcare for everyone
Opioids no more effective than placebo for acute back and neck pain
New study shows common blood pressure meds under-used for migraine
A future of autonomous vehicles delivering junk food 24/7 is coming, health researchers warn
Many young people who’ve never vaped may be susceptible to starting, study suggests
Tens of thousands of lives a year could be saved by new treatment protocol for brain haemorrhage