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# heart-disease - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

People in richer countries more likely to die from cancer, says new study
# Major Study
# Major Study

People in richer countries more likely to die from cancer, says new study

Sep 3rd 2019, 10:05 AM 15,711 Views 14 Comments

In poorer countries, heart disease remains a leading cause of death.

# heart-disease - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Brexit could result in thousands more deaths from heart disease and stroke, scientists say
# UK IMPACT
# UK IMPACT

Brexit could result in thousands more deaths from heart disease and stroke, scientists say

Jan 29th 2019, 6:20 AM 11,242 Views 19 Comments

It comes a day after bosses at supermarkets wrote to MPs urging them to avoid a no-deal Brexit.

# heart-disease - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

An egg a day may keep heart disease away
# Eggcellent
# Eggcellent

An egg a day may keep heart disease away

May 22nd 2018, 8:51 AM 19,285 Views 38 Comments

Authors of a new study have said the research should not be looked at in isolation as diet is more complicated than just one item of food.

# heart-disease - Friday 13 April, 2018

Health study says Ireland's weekly drinking limit should be 5 pints, not 8.5
# Cutting Back
# Cutting Back

Health study says Ireland's weekly drinking limit should be 5 pints, not 8.5

Apr 13th 2018, 6:05 AM 16,135 Views 44 Comments

Consuming more than 10 standard drinks a week can increase the risk of heart disease.

# heart-disease - Friday 23 February, 2018

Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland
# Snapshot Of Ireland
# Snapshot Of Ireland

Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland

Feb 23rd 2018, 2:16 PM 16,022 Views 15 Comments

Here are the latest statistics on births, deaths and marriages.

# heart-disease - Friday 19 January, 2018

Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature'
# Don't Sweat It
# Don't Sweat It

Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature'

Jan 19th 2018, 6:15 AM 14,612 Views 14 Comments

This type of yoga is carried out in a room heated to 35–42 degrees Celsius.

# heart-disease - Thursday 7 December, 2017

New heart failure trial 'would reduce trolleys in emergency departments by a third'
# Heart Attack
# Heart Attack

New heart failure trial 'would reduce trolleys in emergency departments by a third'

Dec 7th 2017, 6:20 AM 9,524 Views 3 Comments

As far as its researchers know, Ireland is the only country in the world to offer the STOP-Heart Failure trial as a healthcare service.

# heart-disease - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Baldness and premature greying linked to increased risk of early heart disease in men
# Men's Health
# Men's Health

Baldness and premature greying linked to increased risk of early heart disease in men

Dec 2nd 2017, 8:30 AM 21,973 Views 42 Comments

New research has found that hair loss and greying are associated with a more than fivefold risk of heart disease in men under 40.

# heart-disease - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Babies born at 35 weeks 'could be at risk of heart diseases when adults'
# Cardiovascular
# Cardiovascular

Babies born at 35 weeks 'could be at risk of heart diseases when adults'

Nov 4th 2017, 7:45 AM 9,197 Views 21 Comments

That’s according to scientists who carried out tests on lambs.

# heart-disease - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Poll: Have you had your blood pressure checked?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you had your blood pressure checked?

Aug 8th 2017, 8:17 AM 18,773 Views 22 Comments

The Irish Heart Foundation recommends that people over the age of 30 get their blood pressure checked once a year.

# heart-disease - Saturday 27 May, 2017

People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet
# New Discovery
# New Discovery

People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet

May 27th 2017, 9:00 PM 36,116 Views 14 Comments

The isolate population in Mylopotamos live on a diet rich in animal fat.

# heart-disease - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Why don't Irish people get their blood pressure checked?
# Irish Heart
# Irish Heart

Why don't Irish people get their blood pressure checked?

May 21st 2017, 7:15 AM 15,528 Views 20 Comments

High blood pressure can cause a heart attack, stroke or cognitive difficulty in later life.

# heart-disease - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

'It's confusing for people': Irish Heart says saturated fats link to heart disease still valid
# Heart Disease
# Heart Disease

'It's confusing for people': Irish Heart says saturated fats link to heart disease still valid

Apr 26th 2017, 4:53 PM 14,461 Views 28 Comments

Ireland’s heart health organisation has said people shouldn’t change their diet based on the editorial in the British Medical Journal.

# heart-disease - Friday 21 April, 2017

One 'diet drink' a day could increase risk of dementia and strokes - seven-year study
# Artificial Sweeteners
# Artificial Sweeteners

One 'diet drink' a day could increase risk of dementia and strokes - seven-year study

Apr 21st 2017, 9:57 AM 24,498 Views 63 Comments

Authors of the study are advising that more research be conducted into the effects of sugary and artificially sweetened drinks.

# heart-disease - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Death rate rises and births fall as cancer shown to be nation's biggest killer
# Matter Of Life And Death
# Matter Of Life And Death

Death rate rises and births fall as cancer shown to be nation's biggest killer

Feb 23rd 2017, 8:28 AM 14,620 Views 41 Comments

Cancer and heart diseases were the main causes of death for Irish people last year.

# heart-disease - Friday 20 January, 2017

Obese people less likely to die after heart operations compared to those of healthy weight
# Heart Disease
# Heart Disease

Obese people less likely to die after heart operations compared to those of healthy weight

Jan 20th 2017, 3:13 PM 9,962 Views 24 Comments

A study carried out over 11 years found patients with a healthy weight were almost twice as likely to die in hospital compared to people who were obese or overweight.

# heart-disease - Friday 23 September, 2016

'Alarming results': Unfit Dublin teens show risk of heart disease similar to 55 or 60-year-olds
# Obesity
# Obesity

'Alarming results': Unfit Dublin teens show risk of heart disease similar to 55 or 60-year-olds

Sep 23rd 2016, 3:29 PM 12,737 Views 52 Comments

The DCU research concentrated on the health of moderately fit and unfit transition-year students in the greater Dublin area.

# heart-disease - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Heartbreak can potentially cause real heart problems, study shows
# Irregular Heartbeat
# Irregular Heartbeat

Heartbreak can potentially cause real heart problems, study shows

Apr 6th 2016, 3:06 PM 16,216 Views 19 Comments

Thanks for that science.

# heart-disease - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Here's why you should really work on getting your blood pressure down
# For Your Heart
# For Your Heart

Here's why you should really work on getting your blood pressure down

Nov 10th 2015, 6:03 AM 20,128 Views 34 Comments

It has all kinds of good effects.

# heart-disease - Friday 18 September, 2015

Irish people's binge drinking could increase our risk of cancer
# One Too Many
# One Too Many

Irish people's binge drinking could increase our risk of cancer

Sep 18th 2015, 6:01 AM 8,856 Views 30 Comments

More than half of people who drink do so irresponsibly.

# heart-disease - 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...
# Risk Detection
# Risk Detection

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

Mar 26th 2015, 6:03 AM 18,804 Views 6 Comments

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

# heart-disease - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Your five-a-day of COFFEE could help reduce your risk of heart disease
# Clear Arteries
# Clear Arteries

Your five-a-day of COFFEE could help reduce your risk of heart disease

Mar 3rd 2015, 4:44 PM 13,491 Views 27 Comments

You might be pushing the safe limit for caffeine after that.

# heart-disease - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Poor fitness means Irish teens as young as 15 are showing signs of heart disease
# Teenagers
# Teenagers

Poor fitness means Irish teens as young as 15 are showing signs of heart disease

Jan 6th 2015, 10:54 AM 6,310 Views 27 Comments

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Ireland.

# heart-disease - Monday 29 December, 2014

9 big ideas that could change medicine forever
# Medical Advancements
# Medical Advancements

9 big ideas that could change medicine forever

Dec 29th 2014, 6:45 PM 17,411 Views 17 Comments

Could one-drop blood testing and wireless pacemakers soon be a reality?

# heart-disease - Saturday 8 November, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nov 8th 2014, 8:55 AM 8,418 Views 1 Comment

Catch up as you wake up.

# heart-disease - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

All children from NI who need heart surgery will soon be having it in Dublin
# Little Hearts
# Little Hearts

All children from NI who need heart surgery will soon be having it in Dublin

Oct 14th 2014, 10:14 PM 7,974 Views 14 Comments

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.

# heart-disease - Monday 1 September, 2014

Put the kettle on: A cup of tea a day could help you live longer
# Ah Go On
# Ah Go On

Put the kettle on: A cup of tea a day could help you live longer

Sep 1st 2014, 9:31 AM 13,047 Views 35 Comments

Researchers recommend drinking tea rather than coffee and if you don’t drink either, you should probably give tea a chance…

# heart-disease - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Fr Jack tells the Irish public to... not drink (too much)
# Heart Disease
# Heart Disease

Fr Jack tells the Irish public to... not drink (too much)

Aug 26th 2014, 4:14 PM 13,337 Views 20 Comments

It’s part of a campaign by the Irish Heart Foundation asking people to cut back on their alcohol intake.

# heart-disease - Monday 19 May, 2014

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

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

May 19th 2014, 7:00 AM 280 Views 44 Comments

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-disease - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Opinion: How we deal with illness and ageing is painfully outdated
# Health
# Health

Opinion: How we deal with illness and ageing is painfully outdated

May 4th 2014, 12:00 PM 124 Views 11 Comments

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.

# heart-disease - Thursday 3 April, 2014

"A real breakthrough": Study finds exercise will effectively fight heart disease in diabetics
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

"A real breakthrough": Study finds exercise will effectively fight heart disease in diabetics

Apr 3rd 2014, 6:45 AM 8,425 Views 24 Comments

Doctors previously lacked definitive evidence that such treatment was effective.

# heart-disease - Friday 7 February, 2014

Gregory House MD is so amazing he's even saved a real-life patient
# Watch Your House
# Watch Your House

Gregory House MD is so amazing he's even saved a real-life patient

Feb 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 23,400 Views 11 Comments

A German patient suffering from severe heart failure had baffled doctors until they caught an episode…

# heart-disease - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Irish researcher tells why lack of sleep is bad for the heart
# Sleep Tight
# Sleep Tight

Irish researcher tells why lack of sleep is bad for the heart

Jan 4th 2014, 8:30 PM 33,785 Views 38 Comments

It’s not so much your blood pressure, as it is how sleep deprivation affects how blood pumps around your body. Yes, science.

# heart-disease - Friday 29 November, 2013

Cancer death rates for Ireland's older women higher than EU average
# Death
# Death

Cancer death rates for Ireland's older women higher than EU average

Nov 29th 2013, 6:40 AM 3,892 Views 4 Comments

Eurostat figures show that circulatory diseases are the most prevalent cause of deaths of over 65s in the EU28 countries.

# heart-disease - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Mortalities due to cancer, heart disease significantly down in last decade
# Disease
# Disease

Mortalities due to cancer, heart disease significantly down in last decade

Nov 21st 2013, 7:15 AM 3,609 Views 24 Comments

Life expectancy in Ireland has also increased by a full four years since 2000 to reach 80.6 today, over the OECD average, according to a report published today.

# heart-disease - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 29th 2013, 10:53 PM 6,354 Views 11 Comments

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

# heart-disease - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

More than half of Irish people over 50 have two or more chronic diseases
# Chronic Disease
# Chronic Disease

More than half of Irish people over 50 have two or more chronic diseases

Oct 9th 2013, 6:15 AM 7,666 Views 23 Comments

This number is likely to rise dramatically by the end of this decade, a conference on public health heard yesterday.

# heart-disease - Monday 30 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 30th 2013, 9:15 PM 6,405 Views 32 Comments

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-disease - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Two thirds of Irish adults are eating more fat than their body needs
# Fat Facts
# Fat Facts

Two thirds of Irish adults are eating more fat than their body needs

Aug 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 13,189 Views 63 Comments

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.

# heart-disease - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Men who skip breakfast 'face higher risk of heart attack'
# Heart Health
# Heart Health

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

Jul 23rd 2013, 8:37 AM 7,944 Views 51 Comments

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.

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