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# cardiovascular - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Babies born at 35 weeks 'could be at risk of heart diseases when adults'

That’s according to scientists who carried out tests on lambs.

# cardiovascular - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

The number of heart-related deaths rose significantly in Ireland after the 2008 crash

A study found a 17.2% increase in cardiovascular-related deaths following the 2008 economic crash.

# cardiovascular - Monday 22 May, 2017

'It's not an easy way out': Is surgery the way to help solve Ireland's obesity crisis?

Surgical intervention saves the State in the long-term from healthcare costs associated with obesity, say doctors.

# cardiovascular - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Unhealthy eating is linked to 400,000 US deaths per year

The study found people are not eating enough fruit and veg.

# cardiovascular - Monday 1 September, 2014

Put the kettle on: A cup of tea a day could help you live longer

Researchers recommend drinking tea rather than coffee and if you don’t drink either, you should probably give tea a chance…

# cardiovascular - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Children of obese mothers 35 per cent more like to die early - study

A joint study by the University of Edinburgh and Columbia University in New York has found that children of overweight mothers are more likely to suffer from heart disease.

# cardiovascular - Monday 5 November, 2012

Vitamins do not reduce men's risk of heart trouble: study

Researchers from Harvard University said that taking vitamins makes no difference when it comes to warning off stroke or cardivascular illness.

# cardiovascular - Monday 23 April, 2012

Acid-suppressing drugs linked to increased risk of fracture

Irish Medicines Board issues notice to medical professionals in its latest drug safety newsletter.

# cardiovascular - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Too little salt could be bad for you

A new study has questioned the current health guidelines about sodium intake – but don’t dig into that pack of salt ‘n’ vinegar just yet as too much is still bad for you as well.

# cardiovascular - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Over 60 per cent of deaths in 2008 caused by cardiovascular diseases and cancers WHO

Over 60 per cent of deaths in 2008 caused by cardiovascular diseases and cancers

WHO report says that nine out of ten deaths in Ireland three years ago were caused by noncommunicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes and respiratory diseases.