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# Heart Attack

5th June 2023
# Blue Monday
Fatal heart attacks more common on a Monday, research of Irish data suggests
Scientists have been unable to fully explain this ‘Blue Monday’ phenomenon.
This year
# factcheck
Debunked: Video of bus driver collapsing predates Covid-19 and doesn't show vaccine effects
Footage of a 13-year-old steering the wheel was widely shared, as were dodgy claims.
# Get Well Soon
Ex-England midfielder Palmer in hospital following 'suspected small heart attack'
The 57-year-old suffered the health scare during the Sheffield Half Marathon.
All time
# show must go on
'I could have died': Queen guitarist Brian May recovering after heart attack
May said he was “very near death” due to a number of blocked arteries.
# Speedy Recovery
Barry Hearn suffers minor heart attack
The well-known promoter underwent surgery yesterday, his son Eddie revealed.
# Emergency
A patient's chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke can vary depending on what hospital they attend
The report notes that the mortality rate for heart attack and stroke has continued to decrease year-on-year for the past 10 years.
# Emergency Landing
Plane makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport as passenger suffers suspected heart attack
United Airlines flight UA-70 was travelling from New York to Amsterdam at the time.
# Uncertain Future
'I very much doubt Casillas will play professional football again,' says Spanish cardiologist
The 37-year-old was rushed to hospital after suffering a heart attack on Wednesday.
# Hospital
Legendary Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas in stable condition after suffering heart attack
The 37-year-old was rushed into surgery on Wednesday afternoon but is now conscious in hospital.
# Heart Attack
'We were so lucky that day': Nurse who saved Dublin Bus driver helps launch nationwide CPR training
The Irish Heart Foundation aims to train as many as 100,000 people within two years.
# British Medical Journal
There's a higher risk of having a heart attack on Christmas Eve - study
The risk is also higher during New Years’ Day and Midsummer holidays, and on Monday mornings.
French rugby hopeful dies following on-pitch heart attack
Nicolas Chauvin, 19, suffered the cardiac arrest while playing for the Stade Francais youth academy.
# Trauma
French teenager in intensive care after suffering heart attack while playing rugby
Nicolas Chauvin, 19, suffered the cardiac arrest while playing for the Stade Francais youth academy.
# good news
Ajax youngster out of coma over a year after suffering heart attack
Abdelhak Nouri collapsed on the pitch back in July 2017, but the 21-year-old is showing signs of improvement.
# eggcellent
An egg a day may keep heart disease away
Authors of a new study have said the research should not be looked at in isolation as diet is more complicated than just one item of food.
# actor
Kevin Smith says he had a 'massive' heart attack after a show last night
Smith posted a photo of himself recovering in hospital on Twitter earlier today.
# Lucky Man
Soccer AM's Tubes recovering from a 'major heart attack'
The 35-year-old has thanked the ambulance crew, surgeons and hospital staff for saving his life.
# bmj study
Smoking one cigarette a day instead of 20 'just halves your risk of a heart attack'
“In order to get the big benefits on cardiovascular disease [smokers] need to quit completely,” the lead author said.
# heart attack care
Waterford cath lab closed to emergency cardiac care for two days due to equipment fault
The cardiac cath lab has been unable to provide services such as stenting procedures.
# Cambridgeshire
Max Clifford has died after suffering heart attack in prison
The 74-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest after collapsing in prison.
# Heart Attack
New heart failure trial 'would reduce trolleys in emergency departments by a third'
As far as its researchers know, Ireland is the only country in the world to offer the STOP-Heart Failure trial as a healthcare service.
# Heart Attack
Good news: Sexual activity is very rarely heart-stopping
No matter how good.
Ex-Stoke defender Teixeira dies aged 25
The centre-back passed away on Sunday after reportedly suffering a heart attack in Brazil
# Heart Attack
Malaysian man dies while performing 'human steaming' stunt
He suffered a heart attack and burns after attempting to perform the elaborate ritual.
# cardiac arrest
Want to know how to do CPR? Watch this video
About 5,000 people in Ireland die from sudden cardiac arrest annually.
# Heart Failure
'I remember seeing myself on the telly and thinking I looked terrible'
Michael Lyster wants people to know the symptoms of heart failure, which affects about 90,000 people in Ireland.
# Heart Attack
'That is not the way a health service works': Harris extremely concerned if patients seeking help are turned away
A man suffered a heart attack after being turned away from St Columcille’s Hospital in Loughllinstown.
# st columcille's hospital
Man suffers heart attack after being turned away from Dublin hospital
Sinn Féin TD John Brady said the man was turned away because he had no GP referral letter, despite complaining of chest pains.
# cath lab
'If you have a heart attack in Waterford, Wexford or Kilkenny you should be treated the same'
Waterford man Tom Power died in an ambulance en route to Cork University Hospital having suffered a heart attack.
# Heart Attack
Cholesterol-lowering vaccine could be available in six years
The medication has shown promise in mice.
# Cork
World-first trial shows single injection could help patients recover after heart attacks
The breakthrough could lead to improved quality of life and life expectancy for patients.
# Emergency
Carrie Fisher in intensive care after 'heart attack on flight'
Her brother Todd Fisher said she is receiving excellent care, but that he could not classify her condition.
# Star Wars
Carrie Fisher is in intensive care with her dog by her side after a heart attack on a flight
Mark Hamill is among the stars sending well wishes.
# health risk
Exercising hard when you're stressed makes you three times more likely to have a heart attack
Researchers say it’s okay to exercise to relieve stress, just don’t go overboard.
# Turkey
Status Quo's Rick Parfitt in hospital after suspected heart attack
The guitarist’s condition has been described as serious.
# Health scare
David Ginola rushed to hospital after suspected heart attack - reports
But the former Newcastle star seems to be in good spirits and has already been on social media to shed light on the situation.
# On The Mend
Gay Byrne thanks fans for well wishes following heart attack
“I’m feeling better and on the road to recovery.”
# Get Well Soon
Gay Byrne "recovering well" following heart attack
The 81-year-old presenter suffered the heart attack yesterday.
# Heart Attack
9 burgers that should have never been allowed to happen
Stop this madness.
# People Before Profit
Councillor dies of suspected heart attack while driving
His colleagues have expressed their shock at his passing.