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Male GPs consider heart disease 'a man's issue'

Wednesday 22nd June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

While many people incorrectly think of heart disease as a ‘man's disease', a new study has found that male GPs may also fall... Read more →

Migraine increases risk of heart disease

Friday 3rd June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Women who suffer with migraine may have an increased risk of developing, and dying from, cardiovascular disease, a new study has f... Read more →

New freephone helpline for heart disease/stroke

Monday 30th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Some 27 people die every day in Ireland as a result of heart disease and stroke, while almost 300 new cases are diagnosed daily, t... Read more →

Smoking bans reduce passive smoke harm

Thursday 4th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

National smoking bans have been successful in reducing passive smoking-related harm, including heart disease, major new Irish rese... Read more →

AF a bigger heart risk factor in women

Monday 25th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Having an irregular heartbeat is known to increase the risk of stroke and heart disease. However, a new study has found that this ... Read more →

Women urged to look out for signs of heart disease and stroke

Wednesday 26th August 2015 - Rachel Flaherty - Irish Times

The Irish Heart Foundation launched the 'Red Alert' campaign which runs for September. The campaign aims to highlight that cardiov... Read more →

Insulin pumps reduce heart-related deaths

Thursday 13th August 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People with type 1 diabetes have a significantly reduced risk of dying from cardiovascular disease if they use insulin pumps, rath... Read more →

1 in 5 will develop heart failure

Thursday 14th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

One in every five people in developed countries is expected to develop heart failure despite the fact that this condition is large... Read more →

Many do not understand palliative care

Monday 20th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Many people have a poor understanding of what palliative care is and who it is for, a new survey has found. Palliative care aims ... Read more →

Heart disease in women underestimated

Friday 13th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Breast cancer is still commonly perceived as a bigger health issue for women than cardiovascular disease (CVD), despite the fact t... Read more →

Teen stress increases heart risk

Thursday 5th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Teenagers who are prone to stress may have an increased risk of developing heart disease later in life even if they exercise regul... Read more →

Coffee may cut clogged arteries risk

Tuesday 3rd March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who drink three to five cups of coffee each day may have a reduced risk of developing clogged arteries, which can lead to h... Read more →

Heart failure - activities should be assessed

Friday 27th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People with heart failure who struggle with daily tasks such as washing and dressing, are more likely to be hospitalised and die p... Read more →

Even mild cholesterol ups heart risk

Tuesday 27th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Having even mildly elevated cholesterol levels in your 30s can significantly raise your risk of heart disease later on, a new stud... Read more →

Moderate alcohol cuts heart failure risk

Wednesday 21st January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who drink moderate amounts of alcohol may have a reduced risk of developing heart failure, a new study has found. Accordin... Read more →

Walking groups reduce disease risk

Tuesday 20th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

If you want to reduce your risk of developing a range of conditions including heart disease and depression, get out walking with a... Read more →

Polar bear evolution key to heart disease treatment

Thursday 15th January 2015 - Paul Melia - http://www.independent.ie/lifestyle/health

RESEARCH by Irish scientists into polar bears could help medics treat heart disease. The team looked at the bears' diet – p... Read more →

One in four with heart failure wouldn't bother to get assistance

Thursday 15th January 2015 - Nicola Anderson - http://www.independent.ie/lifestyle/health/

Fewer than one in 10 people in Ireland are able to spot the signs of heart failure – and a quarter of people experiencing sy... Read more →

Acceptance of heart failure key to treatment

Monday 12th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

People with chronic heart failure who fail to accept their illness have a poorer quality of life, a new study has found.Heart fail... Read more →

Simple test detects risk in heart failure patients

Thursday 8th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

People who attend Emergency Departments (EDs) with acute heart failure should have their blood sugar levels checked immediately, a... Read more →

Irish teens face heart disease and infertility as obesity crisis grows

Wednesday 7th January 2015 - Mark O'Regan - http://www.independent.ie

Obesity in young girls could mean they will find it impossible to have a baby later in life. Being seriously overweight can bring... Read more →

Menstrual age linked to heart risks

Tuesday 16th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

The age at which a female begins menstruating may affect her risk of heart disease and stroke later in life, a new study suggests.... Read more →

Rush hour traffic is bad for the heart

Wednesday 10th December 2014 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

People with heart disease should avoid being outside during rush hour traffic, experts have said.Over three million deaths worldwi... Read more →

Bad marriage could 'break' heart

Monday 24th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

Staying in a bad marriage could literally break your heart, the results of a new study suggest. US researchers analysed data rela... Read more →

An apple a day can cut heart disease by 40%, study finds

Tuesday 2nd September 2014 - Irish Times - Irish Times

Daily consumption of fruit can reduce risk of death by third in at-risk individuals. Eating fruit every day can reduce the risk of... Read more →

Salt is killing 1.6m people a year through heart disease

Friday 15th August 2014 - John Radovitz - Independent

USING too much salt leads to more than 1.6 million heart disease-related deaths around the world each year, research suggests.&nbs... Read more →

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