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#risk factors

# risk-factors - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Trump promises like a 'large border tax' among the biggest risks to Ireland this year

The US president-elect is also promising to go after the pharma industry.

# risk-factors - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Strokes are largely preventable with 10 risk factors responsible for 90% of them

The two major types of stroke include ischaemic stroke caused by blood clots, which accounts for 85% of strokes, and haemorrhagic stroke or bleeding into the brain, which accounts for 15% of strokes.

# risk-factors - Monday 1 December, 2014

There was a 61% increase in terror attacks across the world in a single year

A new report has detailed incidents across the world.

# risk-factors - Thursday 17 January, 2013

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.