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#Heart Attacks

# heart-attacks - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Study says healthy adults shouldn't take aspirin daily due to bleeding risks

Statistically, the benefits were close to the risks.

# heart-attacks - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study Bmj

Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study

Smoking increased a woman’s risk of a heart attack by 55% more than it increased the risk in a man.

# heart-attacks - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Migraine associated with heart attack, stroke, blood clots and irregular heart rate

Around one billion people worldwide are affected by migraine.

# heart-attacks - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

The number of heart-related deaths rose significantly in Ireland after the 2008 crash

A study found a 17.2% increase in cardiovascular-related deaths following the 2008 economic crash.

# heart-attacks - Saturday 29 April, 2017

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.

# heart-attacks - Sunday 1 January, 2017

'Children should be screened for cholesterol to cut down on heart attacks'

A rare condition can increase chance of a heart attack by 100 times if not detected.

# heart-attacks - Monday 11 May, 2015

Lambs die after their ears are cut off in violent attack

This could make you very sad and/or angry.

# heart-attacks - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Heart attacks are hard to diagnose in women, but this test could change that

It has proved to be twice as effective when compared with previous methods.

# heart-attacks - Friday 4 July, 2014

From The42 German study finds World Cup literally causes heart attacks Boiling Point

German study finds World Cup literally causes heart attacks

All these extra time results and penalty shoot-outs are too much.

# heart-attacks - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Clocks going forward causes increase in heart attacks and car accidents

That’s according to research carried out in America which shows the time change could be a health and safety risk.

# heart-attacks - Thursday 24 January, 2013

19 lives saved since introduction of defibrillators at Dublin Airport

One 85-year-old man and his family return to thank crew for saving his life after a cardiac arrest last September.

# heart-attacks - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Extract: How it feels to wait for a heart transplant

John Healy, maitre d of RTÉ’s The Restaurant, recalls the stress of waiting for his life-saving heart transplant operation.

# heart-attacks - 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-attacks - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

People urged to take heart attack symptoms seriously

Only half of people who present themselves in hospital suffering from a heart attack arrive by ambulance says the Irish Heart Foundation, which has urged people to call 999 if they feel unwell.

# heart-attacks - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Taxi drivers suffer 19 strokes and heart attacks on one rank

The pressure on cabbies to make a living in an increasingly crowded industry is also driving some to suicide.