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#Heart Health

# heart-health - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

'I would wake up at night panting for breath but I didn’t want to admit something was wrong'
# Heart Health
# Heart Health

'I would wake up at night panting for breath but I didn’t want to admit something was wrong'

Apr 9th 2019, 3:09 PM 20,674 Views 6 Comments

Symptoms of heart failure occur when your heart is not pumping blood around the body efficiently

# heart-health - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

A low-calorie diet with meat could reduce heart attack risk just as much as a vegetarian one
# Heart Health
# Heart Health

A low-calorie diet with meat could reduce heart attack risk just as much as a vegetarian one

Feb 27th 2018, 6:03 AM 12,489 Views 15 Comments

New research into the effetive of nutrition on heart health has been published.

# heart-health - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Cholesterol-lowering vaccine could be available in six years
# Heart Attack
# Heart Attack

Cholesterol-lowering vaccine could be available in six years

Jun 20th 2017, 7:27 AM 8,122 Views 31 Comments

The medication has shown promise in mice.

# heart-health - Sunday 7 May, 2017

'Three doctors recently claimed saturated fat doesn't clog arteries. Their claim doesn't stand up'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Three doctors recently claimed saturated fat doesn't clog arteries. Their claim doesn't stand up'

May 7th 2017, 3:30 PM 564 Views 80 Comments

Scientific studies vary hugely in quality, writes dietitian Janis Morrissey.

# heart-health - Friday 16 September, 2016

No time to go to the gym? Here are 7 exercises you can do at home
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No time to go to the gym? Here are 7 exercises you can do at home

Sep 16th 2016, 2:11 PM 42,010 Views 7 Comments

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# heart-health - Monday 23 March, 2015

Strokes kill twice as many women in Ireland as breast cancer
# Heart Health
# Heart Health

Strokes kill twice as many women in Ireland as breast cancer

Mar 23rd 2015, 8:39 AM 8,112 Views 2 Comments

Figures show 42% more women in Ireland than men die from stroke, though men have a greater chance of having a stroke.

# heart-health - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

The public could become life savers under a new plan to fight cardiac arrests
# Save A Life
# Save A Life

The public could become life savers under a new plan to fight cardiac arrests

Sep 24th 2014, 10:10 AM 5,724 Views 24 Comments

A programme to install public access defibrillators around the country has been looked at.

# heart-health - Monday 14 July, 2014

# heart-health - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Teenage girls sit or lie down for 19 hours a day - but what effect is it having on their heart?
# Research
# Research

Teenage girls sit or lie down for 19 hours a day - but what effect is it having on their heart?

May 15th 2014, 8:23 AM 10,377 Views 15 Comments

Researchers at the University of Limerick have been granted funding to continue research into heart health.

# heart-health - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

High-intensity exercise might actually be BAD for you
# Heart Health
# Heart Health

High-intensity exercise might actually be BAD for you

May 14th 2014, 7:00 AM 20,654 Views 49 Comments

If you have too much of it, it could be bad for your heart – particularly if you have existing heart conditions, even if you were on an exercise programme.

# heart-health - Friday 9 May, 2014

"Shocking" lack of awareness of heart failure symptoms among Irish public
# Danger
# Danger

"Shocking" lack of awareness of heart failure symptoms among Irish public

May 9th 2014, 9:02 AM 16,357 Views 21 Comments

87 per cent of people surveyed mistook these symptoms for ‘normal signs of ageing”.

# heart-health - Thursday 10 October, 2013

31 per cent of teens eat "a lot" of junk food
Live Oct 10th 2013, 6:45 AM

31 per cent of teens eat "a lot" of junk food

# heart-health - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Men who skip breakfast 'face higher risk of heart attack'
# Heart Health
# Heart Health

Men who skip breakfast 'face higher risk of heart attack'

Jul 23rd 2013, 8:37 AM 8,029 Views 51 Comments

Men who fail to eat in the morning have a 27 percent higher risk of heart attack than those who eat breakfast, a new study shows.

# heart-health - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Ambulances double as billboards to boost awareness of stroke signs
# Heart Health
# Heart Health

Ambulances double as billboards to boost awareness of stroke signs

Feb 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,102 Views 8 Comments

The Irish Heart Foundation said there has been a decline in the number of stroke victims getting to hospital in time to be saved.

# heart-health - Friday 1 February, 2013

Marriage is good for the heart: study
# Heart Health
# Heart Health

Marriage is good for the heart: study

Feb 1st 2013, 6:35 AM 5,745 Views 14 Comments

Research in Finland warns that conditions related to being married – combined income, healthier habits, mental support – give your heart a better chance later in life.

# heart-health - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

People more likely to take preventive medications combined in a single pill
# Heart Health
# Heart Health

People more likely to take preventive medications combined in a single pill

Nov 7th 2012, 2:56 PM 4,119 Views 7 Comments

New research indicates that changing the delivery of several medications into one fixed-dose combination pill could improve people’s adherence to preventative medications.

# heart-health - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Dermot Morgan's sons to launch Heart Month
# Heart Month
# Heart Month

Dermot Morgan's sons to launch Heart Month

Aug 22nd 2012, 8:15 AM 7,467 Views 14 Comments

Brothers Rob, Don and Ben Morgan – who lost their father to a heart attack 14 years ago – are urging people to avail of free blood pressure checks offered by the Irish Heart Foundation over September.

# heart-health - Tuesday 16 August, 2011