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#Heart Health

From TheJournal.ie 'I would wake up at night panting for breath but I didn’t want to admit something was wrong' Heart Health

'I would wake up at night panting for breath but I didn’t want to admit something was wrong'

Symptoms of heart failure occur when your heart is not pumping blood around the body efficiently

From TheJournal.ie A low-calorie diet with meat could reduce heart attack risk just as much as a vegetarian one Heart Health

A low-calorie diet with meat could reduce heart attack risk just as much as a vegetarian one

New research into the effetive of nutrition on heart health has been published.

From TheJournal.ie Cholesterol-lowering vaccine could be available in six years Heart Attack

Cholesterol-lowering vaccine could be available in six years

The medication has shown promise in mice.

From TheJournal.ie 'Three doctors recently claimed saturated fat doesn't clog arteries. Their claim doesn't stand up' Opinion

'Three doctors recently claimed saturated fat doesn't clog arteries. Their claim doesn't stand up'

Scientific studies vary hugely in quality, writes dietitian Janis Morrissey.

From TheJournal.ie No time to go to the gym? Here are 7 exercises you can do at home Sponsored By Udo's Oil

No time to go to the gym? Here are 7 exercises you can do at home

And you could win an activity weekend away worth €500 thanks to Udo’s Oil.

From TheJournal.ie Strokes kill twice as many women in Ireland as breast cancer Heart Health

Strokes kill twice as many women in Ireland as breast cancer

Figures show 42% more women in Ireland than men die from stroke, though men have a greater chance of having a stroke.

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 The 5 at 5: Monday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage girls sit or lie down for 19 hours a day - but what effect is it having on their heart? Research

Teenage girls sit or lie down for 19 hours a day - but what effect is it having on their heart?

Researchers at the University of Limerick have been granted funding to continue research into heart health.

From TheJournal.ie High-intensity exercise might actually be BAD for you Heart Health

High-intensity exercise might actually be BAD for you

If you have too much of it, it could be bad for your heart – particularly if you have existing heart conditions, even if you were on an exercise programme.

From TheJournal.ie "Shocking" lack of awareness of heart failure symptoms among Irish public Danger

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 31 per cent of teens eat "a lot" of junk food Heart Health

31 per cent of teens eat "a lot" of junk food

A new survey has shone a light on teenagers attitudes to health and nutrition.

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 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 TheJournal.ie Marriage is good for the heart: study Heart Health

Marriage is good for the heart: study

Research in Finland warns that conditions related to being married – combined income, healthier habits, mental support – give your heart a better chance later in life.

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 Dermot Morgan's sons to launch Heart Month Heart Month

Dermot Morgan's sons to launch Heart Month

Brothers Rob, Don and Ben Morgan – who lost their father to a heart attack 14 years ago – are urging people to avail of free blood pressure checks offered by the Irish Heart Foundation over September.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Tuesday Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.