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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Heart

This year
Debunked: No, vaccinated people are not more likely to have heart problems from being jabbed
The risk of myocarditis from COVID-19 far outweighs the risk from vaccines
Last year
Leaving Cert results tomorrow, the World Cup next weekend - King's rise
18-year-old Erin King has gone from Sydney to Dubai to Doha and into the Ireland 7s squad.
'I'm still dealing with inflammation around the heart' - US Ryder Cup captain on frightening illness
Steve Stricker says in an interview with Wisconsin Golf that he feels lucky as he slowly recovers.
All time
Perfect Kennard sparks Clippers to impressive comeback over Hawks
Elsewhere, the Houston Rockets finally halted a 20-game losing streak.
Own a dog? You may have a healthier heart as a result
Truly, human’s best friend.
Scientists develop 3D printer which can replicate parts of the human heart
Previous attempts at printing parts of human organs had failed or delivered limited results.
'He was absolutely thrilled': Tipperary teen with serious heart condition chosen for dream US golf trip
19-year-old Sean O’Neill was diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy four years ago.
'The beating heart of Dublin is here': Returned Heart of St Laurence to go on public display tomorrow
After going missing in 2012 the relic of the Patron Saint of Dublin will finally be going back on display in Christ Church Cathedral.
'James McClean broke his wrist... And was actually looking at an injection to see if he could play'
Martin O’Neill has emphasised his side’s positive attributes ahead of their clash with Wales tonight.
Marriage is (literally) good for the heart, new study finds
The study examined ethnically varied populations in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.
'Priceless' stolen relic returned to Christ Church Cathedral after gardaí find it in Phoenix Park
The heart of St Laurence O’Toole was stolen in March 2012.
St Laurence O'Toole's heart found by gardaí six years after it was stolen
The 800-year-old relic was stolen from Christ Church Cathedral in 2012.
'Referee has garbage bag instead of heart', rages Buffon
Michael Oliver awarded Real Madrid a controversial penalty in the 93rd minute at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Arnold Schwarzenegger 'undergoes emergency open-heart surgery'
US media is reporting that the 70-year-old is in a stable condition.
'Love is a drug', 'rose-tinted glasses': Here's the science behind falling for someone
Your stomach’s in knots, your heart flutters – but here’s what happens to your brain when you’re in love.
Rory McIlroy reveals heart irregularities he will need 'to keep on top of'
Eager to start winning again, four-time major champion McIlroy said an irregularity with his heart had been discovered.
Baby girl born with heart outside her chest survives three surgeries
Baby Vanellope is thought to be the first baby in the UK to survive corrective surgery for the rare condition.
'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.
The 'silent killer' that affects one million people in Ireland
“It’s a ticking bomb, people are walking around with diabetes and [high] blood pressure and they’re not aware that they have it.”
Long working hours can cause an irregular heart rhythm
People who work more than 55 hours a week are at risk of atrial fibrillation.
Sinn Féin seeks to speed up cath lab review with new politics
David Cullinane says the bill will inject “a sense of urgency” into the issue.
Crowds gather at Waterford hospital after man dies while being transferred to Cork
A 40-year-old man from Waterford died while being transported in an ambulance to a hospital in Cork.
Cholesterol-lowering vaccine could be available in six years
The medication has shown promise in mice.
Meet the people who are on-call 24-7 to make sure organ transplants happen
“A death has occurred, but a life is also saved and enhanced.”
If someone you know goes into cardiac arrest, you're their best chance of survival
Every day, 13 people in Ireland die from sudden cardiac arrest.
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.
Column: 'My mum was dying. Her heart was failing. She was bedridden until she got a new heart'
Of all the things that companies are trying to flog this Valentine’s Day, the best gift is your heart. Your actual pound-of-flesh beating heart.
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.
Irish children are being deliberately targeted on Facebook by "junk food companies"
The Irish Heart Foundation will launch its Who’s Feeding The Kids Online study into the marketing habits of top global brands later on this morning.
'I believe I've put more into this game than probably anybody in Ireland'
We sat down for a wide-ranging conversation with Neil Seery, Irish MMA’s perennial underdog.
Beckham's son no longer wants to play football, and the reason why broke his dad's heart
The 16-year-old was recently a prospect at Arsenal’s youth academy along with two of his younger brothers.
The stages of breaking up and the five steps you need to take to move on
Whether you are the dumper or the dumpee, breaking up is hard to do because most of us fear change, Rena Maycock has this advice.
How many calories does Robbie Henshaw need to consume when in training?
New video shows a day in the life for the Ireland star.
Heart procedure means Clermont out-half Brock James to miss start of season
The Australian playmaker will be sidelined for around two months.
Tim Sherwood has weighed in on the Jack Grealish England-v-Ireland debate
The 19-year-old shone as Villa beat Liverpool 2-1 in the FA Cup semi-finals on Sunday.
This heartwarming video uses an X-ray machine to get its message across
Get out the tissues…
HIQA urges more cost-effective use of public defibrillators
€105 million is needed if additional defibrillators are to be supplied.
All children from NI who need heart surgery will soon be having it in Dublin
A working group found that having two surgical centres north and south of the border could not be justified due to the small number of surgeries each year.
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.