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#Heart Attack

Could you have a stroke in the next 10 years? Where you live could have a lot to do with it...
# Risk Detection
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# 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 18,805 Views 6 Comments

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

Find out how high the rate of heart attack death is at your local hospital
# Mortality
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# Mortality

Find out how high the rate of heart attack death is at your local hospital

Mar 5th 2015, 6:50 PM 17,232 Views 15 Comments

A report from the Department of Health has published a report naming hospitals and showing their death rates.

'I was told he was just having a panic attack - an hour later, he was dead'
# Cardiology
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# Cardiology

'I was told he was just having a panic attack - an hour later, he was dead'

Feb 26th 2015, 10:59 PM 62,354 Views 57 Comments

There have been calls for an upgrade in the cardiology services available in University Hospital Waterford.

HIQA urges more cost-effective use of public defibrillators
# Cardiac Arrest
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# Cardiac Arrest

HIQA urges more cost-effective use of public defibrillators

Jan 2nd 2015, 10:42 AM 8,362 Views 18 Comments

€105 million is needed if additional defibrillators are to be supplied.

'Only for you, I'd be visiting a graveside and not a bedside' From TheJournal.ie

'Only for you, I'd be visiting a graveside and not a bedside'

Dec 20th 2014, 10:00 AM 18,584 Views 12 Comments

The woman who saved a man by starting CPR when he went into cardiac arrest has met with him and his wife.

Thief fakes heart attack so his friend can steal toys
# Faking It
# Faking It

Thief fakes heart attack so his friend can steal toys

Dec 18th 2014, 6:00 PM 12,390 Views 3 Comments

Nice try, but no.

Fog rescue heart attack victim pronounced dead on arrival
# Three Rock
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# Three Rock

Fog rescue heart attack victim pronounced dead on arrival

Dec 1st 2014, 10:32 AM 27,385 Views 12 Comments

The man was airlifted by the coast guard from three rock mountain in Dún Laoighaire-Rathdown.

St Vincent's hospital can't accept some heart attack patients until next week
# Stemi
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# Stemi

St Vincent's hospital can't accept some heart attack patients until next week

Nov 7th 2014, 5:21 PM 12,387 Views 16 Comments

This applies to ambulance transfers, and a spokesperson stressed that anyone who presents at the hospital will still be treated.

The public could become life savers under a new plan to fight cardiac arrests
# Save A Life
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# Save A Life

The public could become life savers under a new plan to fight cardiac arrests

Sep 24th 2014, 10:10 AM 5,722 Views 24 Comments

A programme to install public access defibrillators around the country has been looked at.

Ireland could free up 24,000 hospital beds by letting stroke patients out early
# Rehabilitation
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# Rehabilitation

Ireland could free up 24,000 hospital beds by letting stroke patients out early

Sep 15th 2014, 6:30 AM 8,500 Views 19 Comments

A study published today found extra resourcing to help people get back on their feet in their own homes could also save the health system millions.

Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano passes away aged 88
# RIP
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# RIP

Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano passes away aged 88

Jul 7th 2014, 4:39 PM 8,160 Views 13 Comments

The legendary Argentine-born striker suffered a heart attack in Spain on Saturday.

Footballing legend Di Stefano in coma after heart attack
# Problems
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# Problems

Footballing legend Di Stefano in coma after heart attack

Jul 5th 2014, 8:07 PM 5,489 Views 3 Comments

Leading newspaper El Pais said the ex-Real Madrid star had been eating with his family near the Bernabeu when he felt ill

Rik Mayall died of a heart attack, says wife
# RIP
# RIP

Rik Mayall died of a heart attack, says wife

Jun 13th 2014, 8:19 AM 14,322 Views 15 Comments

The comedian was found dead at his London home on Monday.

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

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

May 19th 2014, 7:00 AM 289 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.

Irish politicians to be taught Vinnie Jones's 'hard and fast' skills - by students
# Hands Only CPR
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# Hands Only CPR

Irish politicians to be taught Vinnie Jones's 'hard and fast' skills - by students

May 13th 2014, 7:00 AM 5,533 Views 6 Comments

It’s all part of the Irish Heart Foundation’s Happy Hearts Appeal, which is raising money for a CPR education campaign.

PE teacher uses CPR to save the life of a Monaghan student who collapsed in class
# Lifesaver
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# Lifesaver

PE teacher uses CPR to save the life of a Monaghan student who collapsed in class

Apr 28th 2014, 10:17 PM 32,245 Views 19 Comments

The teacher, Enda Tourish, has been congratulated by An Taoiseach amongst others for his actions is saving Ryan Callan.

Half of stroke patients suffer depression or anxiety and most don't get help
# Recovery
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# Recovery

Half of stroke patients suffer depression or anxiety and most don't get help

Apr 6th 2014, 2:33 PM 9,301 Views 12 Comments

The Irish Heart Foundation is urging speedy action from health authorities to ensure services focus on psychological as well as physical recovery.

21 heart attack patients in every 100 die at one Irish hospital
# Mortality
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# Mortality

21 heart attack patients in every 100 die at one Irish hospital

Feb 17th 2014, 9:06 PM 19,708 Views 39 Comments

A report published today did not name hospitals but a further report is due to be published by the Department of Health later this year.

Jim Henson's puppeteer son dies of heart attack at 48
# RIP
# RIP

Jim Henson's puppeteer son dies of heart attack at 48

Feb 16th 2014, 12:45 PM 18,987 Views 13 Comments

John Henson suffered the attack while playing in the snow with his daughter.

This woman had to give up her job, swimming and going to the salon...because of smoking
# Thank You For Not Smoking
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# Thank You For Not Smoking

This woman had to give up her job, swimming and going to the salon...because of smoking

Jan 23rd 2014, 9:30 PM 37,405 Views 74 Comments

Paula Newman and two other smokers with lung cancer, heart problems and COPD urge kids to not smoke in three short video messages.

If you're going to have a heart attack, Sweden is the place to do it
# Survival Rates
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# Survival Rates

If you're going to have a heart attack, Sweden is the place to do it

Jan 23rd 2014, 6:45 AM 8,594 Views 12 Comments

A major study has found that some 11,000 lives could have been saved if UK patients had received the same care as people in Sweden.

Test made in Longford can help docs spot if you're having a heart attack
# Diagnosis
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# Diagnosis

Test made in Longford can help docs spot if you're having a heart attack

Dec 18th 2013, 8:30 PM 11,466 Views 10 Comments

New tool could reduce time to diagnosis of a cardiac event – and is especially helpful in women.

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

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

Oct 29th 2013, 10:53 PM 6,360 Views 11 Comments

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

Patients with life threatening conditions on cardiac rehab waiting list for six months
# Cutbacks
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# Cutbacks

Patients with life threatening conditions on cardiac rehab waiting list for six months

Oct 13th 2013, 4:26 PM 5,144 Views 15 Comments

A new survey finds more than 1,800 patients are on the cardiac rehabilitation waiting list for up to six months.

Man dies after car collides with truck on M7
# Collision
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# Collision

Man dies after car collides with truck on M7

Oct 5th 2013, 1:27 PM 18,801 Views 14 Comments

It’s believed the driver of the car may have suffered a heart attack before the crash happened, at around 6am.

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

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

Sep 30th 2013, 9:15 PM 6,412 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.

Crime writer Elmore Leonard dies, aged 87
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# RIP

Crime writer Elmore Leonard dies, aged 87

Aug 20th 2013, 3:26 PM 4,849 Views 8 Comments

The author died from complications arising from a stroke he had earlier this month.

Sex after a heart attack? Docs give new guidelines
# Safe Sex
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# Safe Sex

Sex after a heart attack? Docs give new guidelines

Jul 30th 2013, 9:15 PM 22,187 Views 29 Comments

First scientific statement ever is released on when and how to have sex following a cardiac event.

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

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

Jul 23rd 2013, 8:37 AM 7,997 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.

Comedian Mel Smith dies of a heart attack aged 60
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# RIP

Comedian Mel Smith dies of a heart attack aged 60

Jul 20th 2013, 4:43 PM 15,797 Views 40 Comments

He was best known his work on comedy shows Not the Nine O’Clock News and Alas Smith and Jones.

Painkillers can increase your risk of heart attacks, strokes and death
# Pain Killers
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# Pain Killers

Painkillers can increase your risk of heart attacks, strokes and death

May 30th 2013, 6:30 AM 8,666 Views 25 Comments

Research has also found that the size of these risks can be predicted.

Update: Kilmarnock-Hibernian abandoned after fan suffers fatal heart attack
# Postponement
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# Postponement

Update: Kilmarnock-Hibernian abandoned after fan suffers fatal heart attack

May 5th 2013, 10:17 PM 2,965 Views 0 Comments

Referee Kevin Clancy stopped play early in the second half.

Study uncovers link between male baldness and heart disease
# Double Trouble
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# Double Trouble

Study uncovers link between male baldness and heart disease

Apr 4th 2013, 10:24 AM 9,564 Views 22 Comments

The links only exists, however, if the hair is lost at the crown.

Study of mummies reveals heart disease may have been common in ancient world
# Mummies
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# Mummies

Study of mummies reveals heart disease may have been common in ancient world

Mar 11th 2013, 6:15 AM 5,443 Views 6 Comments

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.

John Candy is sadly missed... here are 7 of his greatest roles
# Those Aren't Pillows
# Those Aren't Pillows

John Candy is sadly missed... here are 7 of his greatest roles

Mar 4th 2013, 9:00 PM 19,566 Views 34 Comments

He died 19 years ago today.

Ambulances double as billboards to boost awareness of stroke signs
# Heart Health
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# Heart Health

Ambulances double as billboards to boost awareness of stroke signs

Feb 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,100 Views 8 Comments

The Irish Heart Foundation said there has been a decline in the number of stroke victims getting to hospital in time to be saved.

Former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer recovering after heart attack
# Green And Gold
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# Green And Gold

Former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer recovering after heart attack

Jan 3rd 2013, 9:51 AM 466 Views 0 Comments

The Australian led his country in two Rugby World Cups.

India gang-rape victim battles against the odds: medics
# India
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# India

India gang-rape victim battles against the odds: medics

Dec 28th 2012, 8:03 AM 7,900 Views 6 Comments

The victim suffered a heart attack and brain injuries, with doctors saying she is battling an infection in her lungs.

Man saves work friend... by falling on him
# Lucky
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# Lucky

Man saves work friend... by falling on him

Dec 11th 2012, 8:24 AM 16,162 Views 28 Comments

Martin Amriding fell on top of his friend Kevin Brockbank who was falling to floor with cardiac arrest – and it restarted his heart.

Arsenal chairman in hospital after suffering heart attack
# Gunners
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# Gunners

Arsenal chairman in hospital after suffering heart attack

Dec 2nd 2012, 11:01 AM 754 Views 1 Comment

Peter Hill-Wood had been suffering from pneumonia.