This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 17 °C Monday 6 July, 2020

#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'

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

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

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'

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

And you could win an activity weekend away worth €500 thanks to Udo’s Oil.

# heart-health - Monday 23 March, 2015

Strokes kill twice as many women in Ireland as breast cancer

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

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

# heart-health - Monday 14 July, 2014

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# 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?

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

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

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

A new survey has shone a light on teenagers attitudes to health and nutrition.

# heart-health - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.