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People in richer countries more likely to die from cancer, says new study
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People in richer countries more likely to die from cancer, says new study

Sep 3rd 2019, 10:05 AM 15,722 Views 14 Comments

In poorer countries, heart disease remains a leading cause of death.

Brexit could result in thousands more deaths from heart disease and stroke, scientists say
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Brexit could result in thousands more deaths from heart disease and stroke, scientists say

Jan 29th 2019, 6:20 AM 11,242 Views 19 Comments

It comes a day after bosses at supermarkets wrote to MPs urging them to avoid a no-deal Brexit.

An egg a day may keep heart disease away
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An egg a day may keep heart disease away

May 22nd 2018, 8:51 AM 19,290 Views 38 Comments

Authors of a new study have said the research should not be looked at in isolation as diet is more complicated than just one item of food.

Health study says Ireland's weekly drinking limit should be 5 pints, not 8.5
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Health study says Ireland's weekly drinking limit should be 5 pints, not 8.5

Apr 13th 2018, 6:05 AM 16,525 Views 44 Comments

Consuming more than 10 standard drinks a week can increase the risk of heart disease.

Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland
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# Snapshot Of Ireland

Heart disease and cancer are the most common causes of death in Ireland

Feb 23rd 2018, 2:16 PM 16,079 Views 15 Comments

Here are the latest statistics on births, deaths and marriages.

Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature'
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Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature'

Jan 19th 2018, 6:15 AM 14,643 Views 14 Comments

This type of yoga is carried out in a room heated to 35–42 degrees Celsius.

New heart failure trial 'would reduce trolleys in emergency departments by a third'
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New heart failure trial 'would reduce trolleys in emergency departments by a third'

Dec 7th 2017, 6:20 AM 9,526 Views 3 Comments

As far as its researchers know, Ireland is the only country in the world to offer the STOP-Heart Failure trial as a healthcare service.

Baldness and premature greying linked to increased risk of early heart disease in men
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Baldness and premature greying linked to increased risk of early heart disease in men

Dec 2nd 2017, 8:30 AM 21,991 Views 42 Comments

New research has found that hair loss and greying are associated with a more than fivefold risk of heart disease in men under 40.

Babies born at 35 weeks 'could be at risk of heart diseases when adults'
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Babies born at 35 weeks 'could be at risk of heart diseases when adults'

Nov 4th 2017, 7:45 AM 9,218 Views 21 Comments

That’s according to scientists who carried out tests on lambs.

Poll: Have you had your blood pressure checked?
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Poll: Have you had your blood pressure checked?

Aug 8th 2017, 8:17 AM 18,774 Views 22 Comments

The Irish Heart Foundation recommends that people over the age of 30 get their blood pressure checked once a year.

People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet
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People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet

May 27th 2017, 9:00 PM 36,122 Views 14 Comments

The isolate population in Mylopotamos live on a diet rich in animal fat.

Why don't Irish people get their blood pressure checked?
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Why don't Irish people get their blood pressure checked?

May 21st 2017, 7:15 AM 15,542 Views 20 Comments

High blood pressure can cause a heart attack, stroke or cognitive difficulty in later life.

'It's confusing for people': Irish Heart says saturated fats link to heart disease still valid
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'It's confusing for people': Irish Heart says saturated fats link to heart disease still valid

Apr 26th 2017, 4:53 PM 14,471 Views 28 Comments

Ireland’s heart health organisation has said people shouldn’t change their diet based on the editorial in the British Medical Journal.

One 'diet drink' a day could increase risk of dementia and strokes - seven-year study
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# Artificial Sweeteners

One 'diet drink' a day could increase risk of dementia and strokes - seven-year study

Apr 21st 2017, 9:57 AM 24,507 Views 63 Comments

Authors of the study are advising that more research be conducted into the effects of sugary and artificially sweetened drinks.

Death rate rises and births fall as cancer shown to be nation's biggest killer
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# Matter Of Life And Death

Death rate rises and births fall as cancer shown to be nation's biggest killer

Feb 23rd 2017, 8:28 AM 14,622 Views 41 Comments

Cancer and heart diseases were the main causes of death for Irish people last year.

Obese people less likely to die after heart operations compared to those of healthy weight
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Obese people less likely to die after heart operations compared to those of healthy weight

Jan 20th 2017, 3:13 PM 9,968 Views 24 Comments

A study carried out over 11 years found patients with a healthy weight were almost twice as likely to die in hospital compared to people who were obese or overweight.

'Alarming results': Unfit Dublin teens show risk of heart disease similar to 55 or 60-year-olds
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'Alarming results': Unfit Dublin teens show risk of heart disease similar to 55 or 60-year-olds

Sep 23rd 2016, 3:29 PM 12,753 Views 52 Comments

The DCU research concentrated on the health of moderately fit and unfit transition-year students in the greater Dublin area.

Heartbreak can potentially cause real heart problems, study shows
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Heartbreak can potentially cause real heart problems, study shows

Apr 6th 2016, 3:06 PM 16,217 Views 19 Comments

Thanks for that science.

Here's why you should really work on getting your blood pressure down
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Here's why you should really work on getting your blood pressure down

Nov 10th 2015, 6:03 AM 20,128 Views 34 Comments

It has all kinds of good effects.

Irish people's binge drinking could increase our risk of cancer
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Irish people's binge drinking could increase our risk of cancer

Sep 18th 2015, 6:01 AM 8,860 Views 30 Comments

More than half of people who drink do so irresponsibly.

Could you have a stroke in the next 10 years? Where you live could have a lot to do with it...
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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 18,804 Views 6 Comments

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

Your five-a-day of COFFEE could help reduce your risk of heart disease
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Your five-a-day of COFFEE could help reduce your risk of heart disease

Mar 3rd 2015, 4:44 PM 13,492 Views 27 Comments

You might be pushing the safe limit for caffeine after that.

Poor fitness means Irish teens as young as 15 are showing signs of heart disease
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Poor fitness means Irish teens as young as 15 are showing signs of heart disease

Jan 6th 2015, 10:54 AM 6,310 Views 27 Comments

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Ireland.

9 big ideas that could change medicine forever
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9 big ideas that could change medicine forever

Dec 29th 2014, 6:45 PM 17,414 Views 17 Comments

Could one-drop blood testing and wireless pacemakers soon be a reality?

All children from NI who need heart surgery will soon be having it in Dublin
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# Little Hearts

All children from NI who need heart surgery will soon be having it in Dublin

Oct 14th 2014, 10:14 PM 7,977 Views 14 Comments

A working group found that having two surgical centres north and south of the border could not be justified due to the small number of surgeries each year.

Put the kettle on: A cup of tea a day could help you live longer
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# Ah Go On

Put the kettle on: A cup of tea a day could help you live longer

Sep 1st 2014, 9:31 AM 13,047 Views 35 Comments

Researchers recommend drinking tea rather than coffee and if you don’t drink either, you should probably give tea a chance…

Fr Jack tells the Irish public to... not drink (too much)
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Fr Jack tells the Irish public to... not drink (too much)

Aug 26th 2014, 4:14 PM 13,339 Views 20 Comments

It’s part of a campaign by the Irish Heart Foundation asking people to cut back on their alcohol intake.

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

May 19th 2014, 7:00 AM 282 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.

Opinion: How we deal with illness and ageing is painfully outdated
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Opinion: How we deal with illness and ageing is painfully outdated

May 4th 2014, 12:00 PM 130 Views 11 Comments

Our current model of healthcare was developed to deal with a very different world: one in which people did not survive long into old age and acute illness was the main cause of death.

"A real breakthrough": Study finds exercise will effectively fight heart disease in diabetics
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"A real breakthrough": Study finds exercise will effectively fight heart disease in diabetics

Apr 3rd 2014, 6:45 AM 8,426 Views 24 Comments

Doctors previously lacked definitive evidence that such treatment was effective.

Gregory House MD is so amazing he's even saved a real-life patient
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Gregory House MD is so amazing he's even saved a real-life patient

Feb 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 23,506 Views 11 Comments

A German patient suffering from severe heart failure had baffled doctors until they caught an episode…

Irish researcher tells why lack of sleep is bad for the heart
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Irish researcher tells why lack of sleep is bad for the heart

Jan 4th 2014, 8:30 PM 33,818 Views 38 Comments

It’s not so much your blood pressure, as it is how sleep deprivation affects how blood pumps around your body. Yes, science.

Cancer death rates for Ireland's older women higher than EU average
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Cancer death rates for Ireland's older women higher than EU average

Nov 29th 2013, 6:40 AM 3,893 Views 4 Comments

Eurostat figures show that circulatory diseases are the most prevalent cause of deaths of over 65s in the EU28 countries.

Mortalities due to cancer, heart disease significantly down in last decade
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Mortalities due to cancer, heart disease significantly down in last decade

Nov 21st 2013, 7:15 AM 3,609 Views 24 Comments

Life expectancy in Ireland has also increased by a full four years since 2000 to reach 80.6 today, over the OECD average, according to a report published today.

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

Oct 29th 2013, 10:53 PM 6,354 Views 11 Comments

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

More than half of Irish people over 50 have two or more chronic diseases
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More than half of Irish people over 50 have two or more chronic diseases

Oct 9th 2013, 6:15 AM 7,675 Views 23 Comments

This number is likely to rise dramatically by the end of this decade, a conference on public health heard yesterday.

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

Two thirds of Irish adults are eating more fat than their body needs
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Two thirds of Irish adults are eating more fat than their body needs

Aug 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 13,221 Views 63 Comments

New stats on eating habits are being highlighted as part of a drive to reduce the number of heart disease and stroke victims. 10,000 people die annually as a result of the illnesses.

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

Jul 23rd 2013, 8:37 AM 7,968 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.

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