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#Heart Failure

# heart-failure - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'I remember seeing myself on the telly and thinking I looked terrible'

Michael Lyster wants people to know the symptoms of heart failure, which affects about 90,000 people in Ireland.

# heart-failure - 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-failure - Sunday 5 March, 2017

From The42 ‘I wasn’t brought down fast enough from the volcano and ended up with heart failure’ Inspiration This post contains videos

‘I wasn’t brought down fast enough from the volcano and ended up with heart failure’

Fiona McGinley chats to The42 about recovering from a 2012 accident to compete in The Race.

# heart-failure - Friday 8 April, 2016

My life with heart failure: Cramps, pain, palpitations - then the wait for a transplant

Andy Roche has been on the active waiting list for a heart transplant since June 2015. He writes here about coming to terms with over a decade of health challenges.

# heart-failure - Friday 9 May, 2014

"Shocking" lack of awareness of heart failure symptoms among Irish public

87 per cent of people surveyed mistook these symptoms for ‘normal signs of ageing”.

# heart-failure - Monday 27 August, 2012

Drug trials show promising results for heart failure patients - report

Study published in The Lancet concerns new drug which could help half of all heart failure patients.

# heart-failure - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

Just 14 per cent of Irish people know the symptoms of heart failure

Despite heart failure being one of Ireland’s deadliest conditions, just one in seven people can correctly identify the symptoms.

# heart-failure - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Too little salt could be bad for you

A new study has questioned the current health guidelines about sodium intake – but don’t dig into that pack of salt ‘n’ vinegar just yet as too much is still bad for you as well.

# heart-failure - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Company creating 100 Irish jobs has developed heart failure drug

Amgen – which is opening a new plant in Dun Laoghaire – announced late last week that an experimental drug may help cardiac patients’ hearts to recover function.

# heart-failure - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Sporadic sex increases the chances of heart failure

Research finds that “episodic” sex increases the chances of heart attack in those who are unfit.