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

Jan 23rd 2019, 8:19 AM 15,660 Views 12 Comments

Statistically, the benefits were close to the risks.

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

Nov 8th 2018, 6:15 AM 5,777 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Feb 1st 2018, 6:15 AM 15,082 Views 36 Comments

Around one billion people worldwide are affected by migraine.

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

Aug 9th 2017, 8:57 AM 6,528 Views 11 Comments

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

World-first trial shows single injection could help patients recover after heart attacks
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World-first trial shows single injection could help patients recover after heart attacks

Apr 29th 2017, 6:30 AM 34,019 Views 16 Comments

The breakthrough could lead to improved quality of life and life expectancy for patients.

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

Jan 1st 2017, 8:00 AM 11,376 Views 18 Comments

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

Lambs die after their ears are cut off in violent attack
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Lambs die after their ears are cut off in violent attack

May 11th 2015, 10:30 AM 34,058 Views 68 Comments

This could make you very sad and/or angry.

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

Jan 21st 2015, 7:15 AM 12,014 Views 4 Comments

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

German study finds World Cup literally causes heart attacks
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German study finds World Cup literally causes heart attacks

Jul 4th 2014, 1:36 PM 1,709 Views 0 Comments

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

Clocks going forward causes increase in heart attacks and car accidents
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Clocks going forward causes increase in heart attacks and car accidents

Mar 29th 2014, 8:30 AM 20,149 Views 35 Comments

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

19 lives saved since introduction of defibrillators at Dublin Airport
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19 lives saved since introduction of defibrillators at Dublin Airport

Jan 24th 2013, 11:05 AM 11,579 Views 41 Comments

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

Extract: How it feels to wait for a heart transplant
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Extract: How it feels to wait for a heart transplant

Jan 6th 2013, 7:30 PM 695 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Nov 7th 2012, 2:56 PM 4,117 Views 7 Comments

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

People urged to take heart attack symptoms seriously
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People urged to take heart attack symptoms seriously

Aug 16th 2011, 2:19 PM 1,118 Views 11 Comments

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.

Taxi drivers suffer 19 strokes and heart attacks on one rank
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Taxi drivers suffer 19 strokes and heart attacks on one rank

Jun 16th 2011, 6:38 PM 1,247 Views 19 Comments

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