International Women’s Day, a day for women’s health

International Women’s Day is an occasion for celebrating the progress that women are making. But there’s still a long road ahead, and we in the global health community owe it to all women to continue aggressively promoting their holistic well-being, wrote The George Institute's Principal Director, Professor Robyn Norton. READ MORE

‘Healthy’ breads contain more salt than a packet of chips

It’s a staple eaten by millions, but a new study has revealed the hidden levels of salt within bread in Australia. READ MORE

Campaign to eat less salt in India

The George Institute for Global Health invites you to support our campaign to reduce salt intake in children in India. This program plans to reach out to 15,000 school children in Delhi and Hyderabad to teach them about the harmful effects of eating too much salt. Please support our campaign!

Why we need cost-effective, safe and equitable access to dialysis

Efforts to provide affordable dialysis to those with end-stage kidney disease should be done in conjunction with more cost-effective prevention efforts, argued Executive Director of The George Institute, India, Professor Vivekanand Jha. READ MORE

Renewed cooperation with Peking University Health Science Center

The George Institute, China, has renewed its partnership with one of the leaders in Chinese medical research, Peking University Health Science Center. READ MORE

Media highlights

Prestigious UK fellowship to study sex differences in diabetes

The George Institute’s Dr Sanne Peters has been awarded a prestigious Strategic Skills Development Fellowship from the Medical Research Council, worth £415,000 over four years. READ MORE

Women less likely to have their heart health checked

A new report has highlighted a gender divide in the screening of patients for cardiovascular disease, one of the world's biggest killers. READ MORE

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Drug prescribed for sciatica no better than placebo

A drug increasingly being prescribed for treating sciatica has been revealed to be no better than placebo, in research by The George Institute published in the New England Journal of Medicine. READ MORE

Study shows link between obesity and chronic kidney disease

Data from a large study in India confirms obesity is highly prevalent amongst people with chronic kidney disease, with women impacted in more numbers than men. READ MORE

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Improving COPD management in women

With more women dying from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than breast and lung cancer combined, a report co-authored by The George Institute's Professor Christine Jenkins highlights the need for a new global approach to tackling the disease. READ MORE

Circulation journal profiles Chief Scientist Anushka Patel

The American Heart Association’s renowned journal Circulation has interviewed The George Institute’s Chief Scientist, Professor Anushka Patel, in a special edition focusing on women and heart disease. READ MORE

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