Tue, 26 May, 2020
Lorcaserin is the first weight loss drug deemed safe for heart health
Tue, 28 Aug, 2018
Deaths from heart attacks and strokes could rise as the obesity epidemic takes it toll, experts have warned.
Wed, 29 Nov, 2017
Specialist heart nurse Padraig Denn says it’s important to respond quickly to early warning signs.
Fri, 02 Jun, 2017
Eating fruit every day can reduce the risk of heart and artery disease by up to 40%, a study has found.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2014
Swiss engineers, famous for making the world’s finest watches, are turning their hands to cardiology with a prototype battery-less pacemaker based on a self-winding wristwatch.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
Constipation is a very common problem in children and it’s important to recognise and tackle it early on so that it does not become an ongoing problem.
Sun, 17 Nov, 2013
Kelly searching for balance on Facebook
Mon, 04 Mar, 2013
If you’re relying on electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) as a safer alternative to smoking, a new study finds they may still be causing harm to your lungs.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2012
EATING just one square of chocolate a day can cut the risk of heart attack and stroke by 39%, researchers have found. Eating 7.5g of chocolate daily also leads to lower blood pressure, a study found.
Wed, 31 Mar, 2010
Eating just one square of chocolate a day can cut the risk of heart attack and stroke by 39%, researchers said today.
Tue, 30 Mar, 2010
AN Irish-made drug used to lower the heart rate in people with heart disease can help reduce the risk of heart attack by more than 40%, according to new research.
Tue, 01 Sep, 2009
A NEW drug to help prevent strokes could replace the widely used warfarin treatment as it is far safer and more effective, it has been claimed.
Mon, 31 Aug, 2009
BRITISH doctors designed a radical solution to save a girl with major heart problems in 1995: they implanted a donor heart directly onto her own failing heart.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2009
HEART rate, often overlooked in assessing patients, is a significant risk factor for heart disease, a groundbreaking study reveals, prompting calls by professionals for it to be routinely checked.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2008
SCOTTISH First Minister Jack McConnell is to visit Dublin next Tuesday to see how the smoking ban is working.
Sat, 28 Aug, 2004
LUNG cancer is to become predominantly a female disease within 20 years, a comprehensive report to be published today by the Office of Tobacco Control (OTC) has found.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2003
The European Society of Cardiology says the Government's commitment to the ban on smoking in workplaces should be taken as a model for the rest of the world.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2003
IRELAND has the highest death rate from heart disease in Western Europe, new figures show.
Fri, 21 Feb, 2003
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