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'I remember seeing myself on the telly and thinking I looked terrible'
# Heart Failure
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# Heart Failure

'I remember seeing myself on the telly and thinking I looked terrible'

Sep 12th 2017, 6:00 AM 32,700 Views 3 Comments

Michael Lyster wants people to know the symptoms of heart failure, which affects about 90,000 people in Ireland.

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

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.

‘I wasn’t brought down fast enough from the volcano and ended up with heart failure’
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

‘I wasn’t brought down fast enough from the volcano and ended up with heart failure’

Mar 5th 2017, 8:01 PM 39,880 Views 7 Comments

Fiona McGinley chats to The42 about recovering from a 2012 accident to compete in The Race.

My life with heart failure: Cramps, pain, palpitations - then the wait for a transplant
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My life with heart failure: Cramps, pain, palpitations - then the wait for a transplant

Apr 8th 2016, 2:30 PM 1,745 Views 12 Comments

Andy Roche has been on the active waiting list for a heart transplant since June 2015. He writes here about coming to terms with over a decade of health challenges.

"Shocking" lack of awareness of heart failure symptoms among Irish public
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# Danger

"Shocking" lack of awareness of heart failure symptoms among Irish public

May 9th 2014, 9:02 AM 16,354 Views 21 Comments

87 per cent of people surveyed mistook these symptoms for ‘normal signs of ageing”.

Drug trials show promising results for heart failure patients - report
# Health
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# Health

Drug trials show promising results for heart failure patients - report

Aug 27th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,662 Views 1 Comment

Study published in The Lancet concerns new drug which could help half of all heart failure patients.

Just 14 per cent of Irish people know the symptoms of heart failure
# Heart Failure
From TheJournal.ie
# Heart Failure

Just 14 per cent of Irish people know the symptoms of heart failure

Jan 10th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,354 Views 10 Comments

Despite heart failure being one of Ireland’s deadliest conditions, just one in seven people can correctly identify the symptoms.

Too little salt could be bad for you
# Just Right
From TheJournal.ie
# Just Right

Too little salt could be bad for you

Nov 23rd 2011, 1:15 PM 1,556 Views 8 Comments

A new study has questioned the current health guidelines about sodium intake – but don’t dig into that pack of salt ‘n’ vinegar just yet as too much is still bad for you as well.

Company creating 100 Irish jobs has developed heart failure drug
# Jobswatch
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# Jobswatch

Company creating 100 Irish jobs has developed heart failure drug

Aug 21st 2011, 2:42 PM 413 Views 0 Comments

Amgen – which is opening a new plant in Dun Laoghaire – announced late last week that an experimental drug may help cardiac patients’ hearts to recover function.

Sporadic sex increases the chances of heart failure
# Research
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# Research

Sporadic sex increases the chances of heart failure

Mar 24th 2011, 1:37 PM 1,704 Views 0 Comments

Research finds that “episodic” sex increases the chances of heart attack in those who are unfit.