City air pollution can cancel out the beneficial effects of exercise in older adults, say scientists.
Wed, 06 Dec, 2017
Thousands of tenants are facing a 1% stamp duty bill which applies to rent of more than €2,500 per month.
Fri, 14 Jul, 2017
A vaccine jab that prevents heart attacks could be on the cards after promising early research showing how the immune system can be directed to lower cholesterol.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2017
A condition known as “broken heart syndrome” may leave longer lasting damage than previously thought, experts say.
A condition known as "broken heart syndrome" may leave longer lasting damage than previously thought, experts say.
Mon, 19 Jun, 2017
People who regularly eat chocolate may have a lower risk of developing an irregular heartbeat, a new study has found.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
Routinely taking common painkillers could put people at a heightened risk of heart attack, new research has found.
Wed, 10 May, 2017
As if going grey was not worrying enough, now comes the unwelcome news that it is linked to heart disease.
Sat, 08 Apr, 2017
Exposure to heat and the physical exertion required to control a fire is putting firefighters at risk of heart attack, research suggests.
Tue, 04 Apr, 2017
The part of the brain linking stress to the risk of heart attack and stroke has been identified for the first time, researchers say.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2017
Common painkillers used by millions of people are linked to an increased risk of heart failure, experts have said.
Thu, 29 Sep, 2016
A simple and cheap blood test could warn people if they are at risk of suffering a heart attack within five years, researchers have said.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2016
Tue, 24 May, 2016
Eating potatoes or chips increases the risk of high blood pressure, research suggests.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
ENGLAND: Estate agents dealing with the sale of an entire English village say they have been inundated with inquiries despite the £20m (€25m) price tag.
Tue, 05 Apr, 2016
Fri, 11 Mar, 2016
Fri, 09 Oct, 2015
USA: A woman talked her way past a security guard and entered the cockpit of a private plane at an Illinois airport before she was caught and taken to a hospital for psychiatric observation, authorities said.
Sun, 09 Aug, 2015
As the number of successful organ transplants continues to fall, the Irish Kidney Association (IKA) has renewed its appeal for more people to carry organ donor cards.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2015
The fat surrounding blood vessels can help fight heart disease, according to new research.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2015
America’s biggest tobacco companies say they are ready and willing to pass along factual public health information about cigarettes.
Tue, 24 Feb, 2015
Almost half of adults have lied to their partner about how much chocolate they eat, a new study has shown.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2015
Almost half of British adults have lied to their partner about how much chocolate they eat, a new study has shown.
Many more women’s lives could be saved by a new highly sensitive test to detect heart attacks, a leading doctor has said.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2015
Couples are more likely to give up smoking, visit the gym, or lose weight if they get healthy together, a study has found.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
Eating whole grain foods reduces death rates from heart disease, but not cancer, a study has shown.
Tue, 06 Jan, 2015
Being obese can shorten life by eight years and condemn a person to almost two decades of ill-health, new research has shown.
Fri, 05 Dec, 2014
Sticking to a Mediterranean diet could be the key to a longer life, according to a major new study.
Wed, 03 Dec, 2014
WE’VE heard the warnings and we know the dangers. Smoking most definitely kills.
Sun, 17 Aug, 2014
Britain’s redheaded Prince Harry has been invited to join hundreds of fellow ginger nuts in Cork next week at a fun-filled festival.
Fri, 15 Aug, 2014
Running for just a few minutes each day can reduce the risk of dying from heart disease, research has shown.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
Stem cell heart repair treatments could be tested on human patients within four years following a ground-breaking study of monkeys.
Fri, 02 May, 2014
Guidelines urging people to eat less “unhealthy” fat may be too simplistic, new research suggests.
Tue, 18 Mar, 2014
UK: A couple have held their wedding reception at the pizza restaurant where they had their first date 14 years ago.
Vodka is a major cause of early death in Russia and has a direct impact on mortality rates in men, research has shown.
Fri, 31 Jan, 2014
A new method of scanning the heart using high resolution images and radioactive tracers could help identify people at highest risk of a heart attack.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2013
Skipping breakfast increases the risk of middle-aged men suffering heart attacks by more than a quarter, a study has found.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2013
Calcium supplements, taken by hundreds of thousands of elderly people and post-menopausal women to prevent bone thinning, may double the risk of having a heart attack, a study has found.
Thu, 24 May, 2012
Fabrice Muamba has thanked fans for their support as the first picture of the Bolton midfielder since his on-field collapse against Tottenham appeared on his Twitter feed.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012
Kerry Katona has defended smoking mother-to-be Stacey Solomon by claiming it does not count because she only smokes low-tar cigarettes.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2012
Members of the public are being urged not to give the kiss of life during CPR but to concentrate instead on chest compressions.
Wed, 04 Jan, 2012
There is no reason why Prince Philip should not make a full recovery from a coronary stenting procedure and resume normal life after his health scare, medical experts said today.
Sat, 24 Dec, 2011
A British couple who scooped over £101m in the EuroMillions draw had only played twice before, they revealed today.
Tue, 11 Oct, 2011
Four people remain unaccounted for following a sponsored swim off the Dorset coast.
Sun, 04 Sep, 2011
WATCHING TV for an average of six hours a day can cut life expectancy by five years.
Tue, 16 Aug, 2011
SMOKING is 25% more likely to give women heart disease than men, a study has found.
Thu, 11 Aug, 2011
Common painkillers such as ibuprofen are linked to an increased risk of irregular heartbeat, experts have said.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2011
A PILL that enables damaged hearts to repair themselves could be a reality within 10 years, thanks to a British stem cell breakthrough.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2011
Short bursts of exercise could be just as good at helping prevent heart disease as longer endurance sessions, research suggests.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2011
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