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#Heart Attacks

From TheJournal.ie Study says healthy adults shouldn't take aspirin daily due to bleeding risks Aspirin

Study says healthy adults shouldn't take aspirin daily due to bleeding risks

Statistically, the benefits were close to the risks.

From TheJournal.ie Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study Bmj

Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study

Smoking increased a woman’s risk of a heart attack by 55% more than it increased the risk in a man.

From TheJournal.ie Migraine associated with heart attack, stroke, blood clots and irregular heart rate Stroke

Migraine associated with heart attack, stroke, blood clots and irregular heart rate

Around one billion people worldwide are affected by migraine.

From TheJournal.ie The number of heart-related deaths rose significantly in Ireland after the 2008 crash Stress

The number of heart-related deaths rose significantly in Ireland after the 2008 crash

A study found a 17.2% increase in cardiovascular-related deaths following the 2008 economic crash.

From TheJournal.ie World-first trial shows single injection could help patients recover after heart attacks Cork

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Children should be screened for cholesterol to cut down on heart attacks' Child Heart Attack

'Children should be screened for cholesterol to cut down on heart attacks'

A rare condition can increase chance of a heart attack by 100 times if not detected.

From TheJournal.ie Lambs die after their ears are cut off in violent attack Heart Attacks

Lambs die after their ears are cut off in violent attack

This could make you very sad and/or angry.

From TheJournal.ie Heart attacks are hard to diagnose in women, but this test could change that Matters Of The Heart

Heart attacks are hard to diagnose in women, but this test could change that

It has proved to be twice as effective when compared with previous methods.

From The42 German study finds World Cup literally causes heart attacks Boiling Point

German study finds World Cup literally causes heart attacks

All these extra time results and penalty shoot-outs are too much.

From TheJournal.ie Clocks going forward causes increase in heart attacks and car accidents Me So Sleepy

Clocks going forward causes increase in heart attacks and car accidents

That’s according to research carried out in America which shows the time change could be a health and safety risk.

From TheJournal.ie 19 lives saved since introduction of defibrillators at Dublin Airport Lifesavers

19 lives saved since introduction of defibrillators at Dublin Airport

One 85-year-old man and his family return to thank crew for saving his life after a cardiac arrest last September.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: How it feels to wait for a heart transplant Read Me

Extract: How it feels to wait for a heart transplant

John Healy, maitre d of RTÉ’s The Restaurant, recalls the stress of waiting for his life-saving heart transplant operation.

From TheJournal.ie People more likely to take preventive medications combined in a single pill Heart Health

People more likely to take preventive medications combined in a single pill

New research indicates that changing the delivery of several medications into one fixed-dose combination pill could improve people’s adherence to preventative medications.

From TheJournal.ie People urged to take heart attack symptoms seriously Heart Attacks

People urged to take heart attack symptoms seriously

Only half of people who present themselves in hospital suffering from a heart attack arrive by ambulance says the Irish Heart Foundation, which has urged people to call 999 if they feel unwell.

From TheJournal.ie Taxi drivers suffer 19 strokes and heart attacks on one rank Taxi Drivers

Taxi drivers suffer 19 strokes and heart attacks on one rank

The pressure on cabbies to make a living in an increasingly crowded industry is also driving some to suicide.