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#Heart Attack

# heart-attack - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Could you have a stroke in the next 10 years? Where you live could have a lot to do with it...

A new risk detection method aims to predict heart disease and strokes in people over 40.

# heart-attack - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Find out how high the rate of heart attack death is at your local hospital

A report from the Department of Health has published a report naming hospitals and showing their death rates.

# heart-attack - Thursday 26 February, 2015

'I was told he was just having a panic attack - an hour later, he was dead'

There have been calls for an upgrade in the cardiology services available in University Hospital Waterford.

# heart-attack - Friday 2 January, 2015

HIQA urges more cost-effective use of public defibrillators

€105 million is needed if additional defibrillators are to be supplied.

# heart-attack - Saturday 20 December, 2014

'Only for you, I'd be visiting a graveside and not a bedside'

'Only for you, I'd be visiting a graveside and not a bedside'

The woman who saved a man by starting CPR when he went into cardiac arrest has met with him and his wife.

# heart-attack - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Thief fakes heart attack so his friend can steal toys Faking It

Thief fakes heart attack so his friend can steal toys

Nice try, but no.

# heart-attack - Monday 1 December, 2014

Fog rescue heart attack victim pronounced dead on arrival

The man was airlifted by the coast guard from three rock mountain in Dún Laoighaire-Rathdown.

# heart-attack - Friday 7 November, 2014

St Vincent's hospital can't accept some heart attack patients until next week

This applies to ambulance transfers, and a spokesperson stressed that anyone who presents at the hospital will still be treated.

# heart-attack - 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-attack - Monday 15 September, 2014

Ireland could free up 24,000 hospital beds by letting stroke patients out early

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.

# heart-attack - Monday 7 July, 2014

From The42 Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano passes away aged 88 RIP

Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano passes away aged 88

The legendary Argentine-born striker suffered a heart attack in Spain on Saturday.

# heart-attack - Saturday 5 July, 2014

From The42 Footballing legend Di Stefano in coma after heart attack Problems

Footballing legend Di Stefano in coma after heart attack

Leading newspaper El Pais said the ex-Real Madrid star had been eating with his family near the Bernabeu when he felt ill

# heart-attack - Friday 13 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Rik Mayall died of a heart attack, says wife RIP

Rik Mayall died of a heart attack, says wife

The comedian was found dead at his London home on Monday.

# heart-attack - Monday 19 May, 2014

Opinion: How one country saw epidemic illnesses plummet – and Ireland could too

A dietary metamorphosis adopted in Finland in the 1970s has seen heart disease, some cancers and obesity levels drop dramatically. We should take note.

# heart-attack - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Irish politicians to be taught Vinnie Jones's 'hard and fast' skills - by students

It’s all part of the Irish Heart Foundation’s Happy Hearts Appeal, which is raising money for a CPR education campaign.

# heart-attack - Monday 28 April, 2014

PE teacher uses CPR to save the life of a Monaghan student who collapsed in class

The teacher, Enda Tourish, has been congratulated by An Taoiseach amongst others for his actions is saving Ryan Callan.

# heart-attack - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Half of stroke patients suffer depression or anxiety and most don't get help

The Irish Heart Foundation is urging speedy action from health authorities to ensure services focus on psychological as well as physical recovery.

# heart-attack - Monday 17 February, 2014

21 heart attack patients in every 100 die at one Irish hospital

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.

# heart-attack - Sunday 16 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Jim Henson's puppeteer son dies of heart attack at 48 RIP

Jim Henson's puppeteer son dies of heart attack at 48

John Henson suffered the attack while playing in the snow with his daughter.

# heart-attack - Thursday 23 January, 2014

This woman had to give up her job, swimming and going to the salon...because of smoking

Paula Newman and two other smokers with lung cancer, heart problems and COPD urge kids to not smoke in three short video messages.

If you're going to have a heart attack, Sweden is the place to do it

A major study has found that some 11,000 lives could have been saved if UK patients had received the same care as people in Sweden.

# heart-attack - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Test made in Longford can help docs spot if you're having a heart attack

New tool could reduce time to diagnosis of a cardiac event – and is especially helpful in women.

# heart-attack - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Stroke deaths last year below 2,000 for first time in years

Figures also confirmed that almost twice as many women as men died from stroke.

# heart-attack - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Patients with life threatening conditions on cardiac rehab waiting list for six months

A new survey finds more than 1,800 patients are on the cardiac rehabilitation waiting list for up to six months.

# heart-attack - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Man dies after car collides with truck on M7

It’s believed the driver of the car may have suffered a heart attack before the crash happened, at around 6am.

# heart-attack - Monday 30 September, 2013

Taking aspirin to prevent recurrent heart attacks 'ineffective for 1 in 5'

A study by the Irish Heart Foundation shows that for 1 in 5 people taking the drug as a preventative measure, it might be ineffective.

# heart-attack - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Crime writer Elmore Leonard dies, aged 87 RIP

Crime writer Elmore Leonard dies, aged 87

The author died from complications arising from a stroke he had earlier this month.

# heart-attack - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Sex after a heart attack? Docs give new guidelines

First scientific statement ever is released on when and how to have sex following a cardiac event.

# heart-attack - 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-attack - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Comedian Mel Smith dies of a heart attack aged 60 RIP

Comedian Mel Smith dies of a heart attack aged 60

He was best known his work on comedy shows Not the Nine O’Clock News and Alas Smith and Jones.

# heart-attack - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Painkillers can increase your risk of heart attacks, strokes and death

Research has also found that the size of these risks can be predicted.

# heart-attack - Sunday 5 May, 2013

From The42 Update: Kilmarnock-Hibernian abandoned after fan suffers fatal heart attack Postponement

Update: Kilmarnock-Hibernian abandoned after fan suffers fatal heart attack

Referee Kevin Clancy stopped play early in the second half.

# heart-attack - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Study uncovers link between male baldness and heart disease

The links only exists, however, if the hair is lost at the crown.

# heart-attack - Monday 11 March, 2013

Study of mummies reveals heart disease may have been common in ancient world

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.

# heart-attack - Monday 4 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge John Candy is sadly missed... here are 7 of his greatest roles Those Aren't Pillows This post contains videos

John Candy is sadly missed... here are 7 of his greatest roles

He died 19 years ago today.

# heart-attack - 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-attack - Thursday 3 January, 2013

From The42 Former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer recovering after heart attack Green And Gold

Former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer recovering after heart attack

The Australian led his country in two Rugby World Cups.

# heart-attack - Friday 28 December, 2012

India gang-rape victim battles against the odds: medics

The victim suffered a heart attack and brain injuries, with doctors saying she is battling an infection in her lungs.

# heart-attack - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Man saves work friend... by falling on him

Martin Amriding fell on top of his friend Kevin Brockbank who was falling to floor with cardiac arrest – and it restarted his heart.

# heart-attack - Sunday 2 December, 2012

From The42 Arsenal chairman in hospital after suffering heart attack Gunners

Arsenal chairman in hospital after suffering heart attack

Peter Hill-Wood had been suffering from pneumonia.