# stroke - Yesterday’s News
# stroke - Saturday 16 July, 2016
The two major types of stroke include ischaemic stroke caused by blood clots, which accounts for 85% of strokes, and haemorrhagic stroke or bleeding into the brain, which accounts for 15% of strokes.
# stroke - Friday 20 May, 2016
Paul Lambe benefited from a rollout of new Irish research that is tackling cancer, strokes and health crises.
# stroke - Friday 18 September, 2015
More than half of people who drink do so irresponsibly.
# stroke - Tuesday 4 August, 2015
The TV icon fell before the stroke happened.
# stroke - Wednesday 1 April, 2015
Ben Canty died aged just six years old. His organs were donated to five other people.
# stroke - Monday 23 March, 2015
Figures show 42% more women in Ireland than men die from stroke, though men have a greater chance of having a stroke.
# stroke - Thursday 5 March, 2015
A report from the Department of Health has published a report naming hospitals and showing their death rates.
# stroke - Wednesday 29 October, 2014
Stroke claims a life every six seconds but it is still not well understood.
# stroke - Monday 15 September, 2014
A study published today found extra resourcing to help people get back on their feet in their own homes could also save the health system millions.
# stroke - Friday 29 August, 2014
The treatment has now been proven to improve memory and could help in other memory disorders, like from stroke or brain injury.
# stroke - Wednesday 6 August, 2014
Outcomes are positive in 76% more cases if strokes are treated within three hours.
# stroke - Monday 19 May, 2014
A dietary metamorphosis adopted in Finland in the 1970s has seen heart disease, some cancers and obesity levels drop dramatically. We should take note.
# stroke - Sunday 4 May, 2014
Our current model of healthcare was developed to deal with a very different world: one in which people did not survive long into old age and acute illness was the main cause of death.
# stroke - Sunday 6 April, 2014
The Irish Heart Foundation is urging speedy action from health authorities to ensure services focus on psychological as well as physical recovery.
# stroke - Thursday 27 March, 2014
Auckland Blues will “take the time to fully understand the cause of it and the implications” for Weepu.
# stroke - Monday 10 March, 2014
The Irish Medical Organisation criticised the HSE over the method that it released the information.
# stroke - Monday 17 February, 2014
A report published today did not name hospitals but a further report is due to be published by the Department of Health later this year.
# stroke - Sunday 9 February, 2014
The machines were purchased by the HSE, but only five of the 12 machines are currently being used.
# stroke - Friday 22 November, 2013
The word-finding technology was inspired when the founder’s husband survived a stroke which left him with severe expressive aphasia.
# stroke - Saturday 2 November, 2013
Plus: Exactly how many Labour Party councillors have left the party because they disagree with its policies in government?
# stroke - Tuesday 29 October, 2013
Figures also confirmed that almost twice as many women as men died from stroke.
# stroke - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
This number is likely to rise dramatically by the end of this decade, a conference on public health heard yesterday.
# stroke - Saturday 28 September, 2013
A plaque with the inscription “Margaret Thatcher 1925 – 2013″ was placed at the site where she was laid to rest in the grounds of a military nursing home.
# stroke - Tuesday 27 August, 2013
New stats on eating habits are being highlighted as part of a drive to reduce the number of heart disease and stroke victims. 10,000 people die annually as a result of the illnesses.
# stroke - Tuesday 20 August, 2013
The author died from complications arising from a stroke he had earlier this month.
# stroke - Thursday 30 May, 2013
Research has also found that the size of these risks can be predicted.
# stroke - Monday 8 April, 2013
Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he was saddened to hear of the death of the “formidable political leader”.
# stroke - Saturday 30 March, 2013
The 54-year-old reportedly suffered a stroke.
# stroke - Tuesday 19 March, 2013
The drug is currently being used to help patients recovering from the side effects of chemotherapy.
# stroke - Monday 11 March, 2013
The study of 137 showed a high prevalence of a disease that was thought to be cause by modern factors like smoking, obesity and lack of exercise.
# stroke - Tuesday 26 February, 2013
The Irish Heart Foundation said there has been a decline in the number of stroke victims getting to hospital in time to be saved.
# stroke - Wednesday 9 January, 2013
The former political editor of the UK broadcaster was hospitalised yesterday where doctors confirmed he has suffered a stroke.
# stroke - Monday 26 November, 2012
Scientists have warned that smoking can damage the mind as well as the body.
# stroke - Monday 5 November, 2012
Researchers from Harvard University said that taking vitamins makes no difference when it comes to warning off stroke or cardivascular illness.
# stroke - Thursday 18 October, 2012
The grandfather thought he was going to die when he felt the electricity surge through his body.
# stroke - Thursday 30 August, 2012
But it’s not an excuse to overeat it, warns researchers.
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# stroke - Wednesday 22 August, 2012
The family of the late Father Ted actor launched the Irish Heart Foundation’s Heart Month September campaign later today.
# stroke - Friday 17 August, 2012
New research describes the global use of tobacco an “epidemic” – with women increasingly starting to smoke at younger ages and early half of adult men in developing countries still using tobacco products.
# stroke - Thursday 16 August, 2012
Tony Nicklinson, who is paralysed from the neck down, has described his life as “pure torture” and wept as the verdict was announced.