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#Heart Disease

# heart-disease - Monday 1 July, 2013

Good news, women: RCSI finds oestrogen cuts risk of liver and heart disease

The team said their research may help to develop new drugs to prevent liver and heart disease in women.

# heart-disease - Thursday 9 May, 2013

A man, woman or child dies from heart disease and stroke every hour in Ireland

Today marks the first day of the Irish Heart Foundation’s Happy Hearts Appeal, which it hopes will raise €500,000 over the next three days.

# heart-disease - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

More than 100k people diagnosed with stroke or coronary heart disease in 2012

Irish Heart Foundation is hoping to raise €500,000 in May of this year with their Happy Hearts Appeal.

# heart-disease - Thursday 4 April, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here’s what you should know as you kick off your Thursday. (It’s a four-day week, hang in there.)

# heart-disease - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

From The42 Dublin hurler set for 1,100km cycle to raise money for heart charities Worthy Cause

Dublin hurler set for 1,100km cycle to raise money for heart charities

Cormac Ryan, who has a pacemaker implanted on his chest, sets off around Ireland on Friday as part of a four-man team to raise awareness.

# heart-disease - Monday 11 March, 2013

10 ways that drinking too much coffee can destroy your body

Back away from the cappuccino – it’s trying to kill you.

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-disease - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Poll: Do you think schools should increase time spent in PE classes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think schools should increase time spent in PE classes?

A new study shows risk factors for heart disease can be found in Irish children as young as 10, so should schools increase time spent on physical activities?

Heart disease risk in children as young as 10 - study

The study of children from a Dublin primary school showed that 16 had risk factors for cardiovascular disease, while six had high cholesterol.

# heart-disease - 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-disease - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Study reveals every single junk food meal damages your arteries

Don’t worry though, you can scoff as much Mediterranean food as you like.

# heart-disease - Friday 14 September, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day…

# heart-disease - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Dermot Morgan's sons to launch Heart Month

Brothers Rob, Don and Ben Morgan – who lost their father to a heart attack 14 years ago – are urging people to avail of free blood pressure checks offered by the Irish Heart Foundation over September.

# heart-disease - Saturday 14 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge 20 'superfoods' that everyone went bonkers over Good For You This post contains images

20 'superfoods' that everyone went bonkers over

From fruits and nuts to grains and seaweed, what benefits do these so called superfoods have to offer?

# heart-disease - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Consuming red meat substantially increases risk of earlier death - study

A large-scale US study has suggested that the consumption of both processed and unprocessed red meat increases the chance of premature death.

# heart-disease - Friday 9 March, 2012

Column: 5 reasons why we need to hike taxes on cigarettes. (Yes, again.)

Significantly raising tobacco taxes would make us healthier, save the State money, and reduce inequality, writes Chris Macey.

# heart-disease - Thursday 8 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Common heart disease drug could 'combat racism' Chill Pill

Common heart disease drug could 'combat racism'

Scientists believe the results can be explained by the fact that racism is based on fear.

# heart-disease - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Teenage girls spend 19 hours a day sitting or lying down - study

Girls between 15 and 18 are moving little for the vast majority of their time, a University of Limerick study has shown.

# heart-disease - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

More houses now imposing a home smoking ban

New research has also shown that the national smoking ban has had a “rapid effect” on smoking-related heart disease.

# heart-disease - Monday 6 February, 2012

44 per cent of death claims lodged with Irish Life last year linked to cancer

The insurer says that almost two in ten death claims were linked to heart disease.

# heart-disease - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Infographic: Why you should get more sleep

Your health, your mood and your sex life are all affected if you don’t catch enough shut-eye.

# heart-disease - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Column: Complementary medicine can help us get healthier - and spend less

Many of us are making ourselves sick by the way we choose to live – but complementary medicine can help fix that, argues Avril Ivory.

# heart-disease - Monday 19 December, 2011

Ireland's vital signs: The nation's health over the last decade

New figures outline how Ireland’s health has changed over the last ten years. We’ve picked out what’s getting better – and what’s getting worse.

# heart-disease - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Hooray! Chocolate is actually good for your heart (in moderation) Hurrah

Hooray! Chocolate is actually good for your heart (in moderation)

People who eat more chocolate are less likely to suffer heart disease and strokes, according to a new academic review.

# heart-disease - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Every hour of TV shortens your life by 22 minutes - study

That’s the word from the University of Queensland. Just think how much life you’ve lost to all those Friends re-runs…

# heart-disease - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Smoking is bigger risk for women than men, says new study

Research suggests that women who smoke are significantly more likely to suffer heart attacks.

# heart-disease - Friday 1 July, 2011

From The42 'Macho Man' Randy Savage was dead before his car crashed Macho Man

'Macho Man' Randy Savage was dead before his car crashed

The legendary wrestler was pronounced dead after a car crash in Florida in May. However an autopsy report states that he died from heart failure.

# heart-disease - Monday 14 February, 2011

70 per cent of 2010 accidental deaths were male

Irish Life says more than two-thirds of the claims made in respect of accidental deaths in 2010 were for male deaths.

# heart-disease - Friday 4 February, 2011

One in ten adults in the world is obese

Irish men and men from the Czech Republic are the most overweight in Europe.

# heart-disease - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

Too much TV wrecks your heart, says new study

No matter how much exercise you do, sitting in front of a TV or computer screen increases your risk of heart disease.