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Farmers have high risk of heart disease and stroke

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A study which reveals that 80 per cent of farmers have four or more risk factors for heart disease and stroke - the leading cause of death in Ireland - has been described as "very worrying" by a local farmers' representative.

Focus on lifestyle to reduce heart disease risk, urges Croí dietitian

The key to a healthy lifestyle is good nutrition, regular exercise and stress management.

Migrant women urged to take action on high risk of heart disease

Migrant women from the Imo Region of Nigeria, living in Galway (who have formed the Imo Women’s Association, Galway) are teaming up with local heart and stroke charity Croi and Galway County Council for a free health promotion event on Friday April 10 from 10am to 2pm in the Croi Heart and Stroke Centre, Newcastle Galway

‘Know Your Numbers’ - heart charity puts the spotlight on blood pressure

‘Know Your Numbers’ is the important message from local heart and stroke charity Croí which has announced details of a free public talk on blood pressure management which will take place in Croí’s dedicated heart and stroke centre in Galway.

Major European Research Council funding success for NUI Galway academics

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Dr Eilionóir Flynn of the Centre for Disability Law and Policy and Martin O Donnell, Professor of Translational Medicine at NUI Galway have both been approved by the European Research Council (ERC) for starter grants.

Boost your heart health at Croi fashion show

Croí, the local heart and stroke charity, will hold a fashion evening tonight (Thursday) at the Radisson Hotel at 7.30pm.

Croi talk will be ‘wake-up call’ for women

Local heart specialist, Dr Yvonne Smyth will give a free public talk in the Croí Heart and Stroke Centre on Thursday October 1 at 7.30pm specifically aimed at local women. The talk entitled Women and Heart Disease is being organised by local heart and stroke charity Croí to raise awareness among women of the fact that heart disease is not just a man’s disease.

How old is your heart?

A new type of health screening which may be a better predictor for risk of stroke and heart attack than the traditional blood pressure test will be available at four Mayo venues next week.

Open day at CNM

Does the connection between good health and what you eat interest you? Have you ever considered studying for a career in nutritional therapy? You can find out more at The College of Naturopathic Medicine’s open day at the Salthill Hotel, Galway, on June 14 from 1.30pm to 6.30pm.

NUIG students win bursaries for heart disease study

Four NUIG students have been awarded bursaries of €1,000 each by Merck, Sharp and Dohme to assist in their studies focusing on the prevention of cardiovascular disease.

 

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