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#Heart Attack

From TheJournal.ie 'I was told he was just having a panic attack - an hour later, he was dead' Cardiology

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

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

From TheJournal.ie HIQA urges more cost-effective use of public defibrillators Cardiac Arrest

HIQA urges more cost-effective use of public defibrillators

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

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

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

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

Nice try, but no.

From TheJournal.ie Fog rescue heart attack victim pronounced dead on arrival Three Rock

Fog rescue heart attack victim pronounced dead on arrival

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

From TheJournal.ie St Vincent's hospital can't accept some heart attack patients until next week Stemi

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The public could become life savers under a new plan to fight cardiac arrests Save A Life

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland could free up 24,000 hospital beds by letting stroke patients out early Rehabilitation

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

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.

From The42 Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano passes away aged 88 RIP

Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano passes away aged 88

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

From The42 Footballing legend Di Stefano in coma after heart attack Problems

Footballing legend Di Stefano in coma after heart attack

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

Rik Mayall died of a heart attack, says wife

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: How one country saw epidemic illnesses plummet – and Ireland could too Food

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

A dietary metamorphosis adopted in Finland in the 1970s has seen heart disease, some cancers and obesity levels drop dramatically. We should take note.

From TheJournal.ie Irish politicians to be taught Vinnie Jones's 'hard and fast' skills - by students Hands Only CPR

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

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

From TheJournal.ie PE teacher uses CPR to save the life of a Monaghan student who collapsed in class Lifesaver

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Half of stroke patients suffer depression or anxiety and most don't get help Recovery

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 21 heart attack patients in every 100 die at one Irish hospital Mortality

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie If you're going to have a heart attack, Sweden is the place to do it Survival Rates

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Test made in Longford can help docs spot if you're having a heart attack Diagnosis

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Stroke deaths last year below 2,000 for first time in years World Stroke Day

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Patients with life threatening conditions on cardiac rehab waiting list for six months Cutbacks

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after car collides with truck on M7 Collision

Man dies after car collides with truck on M7

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

From TheJournal.ie Taking aspirin to prevent recurrent heart attacks 'ineffective for 1 in 5' Health

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Crime writer Elmore Leonard dies, aged 87 RIP

Crime writer Elmore Leonard dies, aged 87

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

From TheJournal.ie Sex after a heart attack? Docs give new guidelines Safe Sex

Sex after a heart attack? Docs give new guidelines

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

From TheJournal.ie Men who skip breakfast 'face higher risk of heart attack' Heart Health

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Comedian Mel Smith dies of a heart attack aged 60 RIP

Comedian Mel Smith dies of a heart attack aged 60

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

From TheJournal.ie Painkillers can increase your risk of heart attacks, strokes and death Pain Killers

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

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

From The42 Update: Kilmarnock-Hibernian abandoned after fan suffers fatal heart attack Postponement

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

Referee Kevin Clancy stopped play early in the second half.

From TheJournal.ie Study uncovers link between male baldness and heart disease Double Trouble

Study uncovers link between male baldness and heart disease

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

From TheJournal.ie Study of mummies reveals heart disease may have been common in ancient world Mummies

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.

John Candy is sadly missed... here are 7 of his greatest roles Those Aren't Pillows This post contains videos

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

He died 19 years ago today.

From TheJournal.ie Ambulances double as billboards to boost awareness of stroke signs Heart Health

Ambulances double as billboards to boost awareness of stroke signs

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

From The42 Former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer recovering after heart attack Green And Gold

Former Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer recovering after heart attack

The Australian led his country in two Rugby World Cups.

From TheJournal.ie India gang-rape victim battles against the odds: medics India

India gang-rape victim battles against the odds: medics

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

From TheJournal.ie Man saves work friend... by falling on him Lucky

Man saves work friend... by falling on him

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

From The42 Arsenal chairman in hospital after suffering heart attack Gunners

Arsenal chairman in hospital after suffering heart attack

Peter Hill-Wood had been suffering from pneumonia.

From The42 VIDEO: Legendary wrestler Jerry Lawler thanks fans as he recovers from heart attack Relief This post contains videos

VIDEO: Legendary wrestler Jerry Lawler thanks fans as he recovers from heart attack

‘The King’ appears to be recovering well, after collapsing live on air last week.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

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