Changing blood pressure lowering guidelines 'could save millions of lives', say experts
The largest meta-analysis conducted to date finds blood pressure lowering drugs should be offered to all people at high risk of heart attack or stroke, regardless of their blood pressure at the start of treatment, published in The Lancet.READ MORE
Yoga has benefits for healthy ageing
Yoga can improve balance, provide a safe and enjoyable form of exercise and may reduce the risk of falls for older people, researchers say. READ MORE
Our people are among world’s most influential scientific minds
Three researchers from The George Institute for Global Health have been named among the world’s most influential scientific minds in a new report by Thomson Reuters. READ MORE
Can Australian healthcare capitalise on China's emerging market?
Principal Director of The George Institute for Global Health, Professor Stephen MacMahon, has spoken to ABC's 7.30 in Australia on what opportunities exist for the country as China opens its healthcare sector to foreign investment. READ MORE
Professor Kazem Rahimi of The George Institute, UK discusses new research on the benefits of lowering blood pressure.
Promising new research finds exercise can prevent lower back pain
Exercise, alone or in combination with education, is effective for preventing lower back pain, finds a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. READ MORE
Burden of disease due to injury rising in low income regions
Emerging economies such as India, Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa continue to have disproportionately high rates of injury from road crashes and other causes. READ MORE