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GMIT postgrad researcher wins national Thesis in 3 final

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A postgrad researcher in GMIT’s Medical Technology Research Centre, GMedTech, has won the 2015 National Thesis in 3 final, held in the Sugar Club, Dublin, recently.

Thousands affected by irregular heartbeat unaware they are at risk of stroke

‘Find Atrial Fibrillation before a stroke finds you’ is the latest message from the Irish Heart Foundation (IHF).

Croí launches campaign of major risk factor for stroke

The heart and stroke charity Croí is launching a campaign to raise public awareness of atrial fibrillation, a condition which is known to be one of the main causes of stroke, but which can be detected by means of a simple pulse check. Once diagnosed, more often than not, atrial fibrillation can be treated thus preventing a stroke or heart failure.

Would you know what do to in an emergency?

Every day in Ireland 14 people die of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Often it is the first aid skills of passers-by or people near to the scene that can mean life or death for these victims. If you were that person who was first on the scene of an emergency, would you know what to do?

 

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