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City to launch heart failure awareness campaign

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Galway is the first city and county in Europe to launch a heart failure awareness campaign.

Free talk on reducing risk of further heart event

Taking Control of Heart Disease is the title of a free public talk being give at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa at 6.30pm on Monday.

Heart failure - be familiar with the warning signs

The Irish Heart Foundation recently launched a new campaign - 'Pay Attention to the Sign' - to raise awareness of heart failure symptoms.

Cardiac rehabilitation at The Breaffy Club

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The Breaffy Club offers a wide variety of fitness classes ranging from spinning to swimming lessons with everything in between, one of the classes they are most proud of is their cardiac rehab class which takes place on Mondays at 12pm and Wednesdays at 11am and 12.30pm. This is a specialised class delivered by their instructor Emer O’Toole. To take part in this class you must be referred by your doctor or Cardiac rehab nurse.

Health Research Board awards €1.8 million in funding for three new NUI Galway projects

Three new research projects are to begin at NUI Galway, with the support of the Health Research Board, in the areas of dementia care, cardiac care, and type 1 diabetes.

Local researcher helps develop soft robot to help heart to pump

An innovative soft robotic sleeve which can help a heart to beat has been developed by researchers including Dr Ellen Roche of National University of Ireland Galway. The soft robotic sleeve wraps around the organ, twisting and compressing in synch with the beating heart, potentially opening new treatment options for people suffering from heart failure.

Get fit for anything with Croi

The local heart and stroke charity Croi has launched a series of programmes aimed at providing fitness solutions for people who are keen to adopt a healthy lifestyle but may be limited in their choices due to medical conditions.

NUI Galway telemedicine researcher to remotely monitor crew health during NASA deep-sea mission

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NUI Galway-based clinician Dr Derek O’Keeffe will participate in a live, public, video link-up with the crew aboard NASA’s Aquarius undersea research station next week. Dr O’Keeffe, a clinical fellow at NUI Galway, has been selected as the flight surgeon for telemedicine for the mission.

Call for a national strategy to tackle heart failure

Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South Seán Kyne has called for a national strategy on heart failure which is the number one cause of hospitalisation among over 65s.

New patient alliance aims to empower people living with heart failure

An initiative, which aims to improve the healthcare needs of people living with heart failure as well as their carers, will be launched next month by the Mayor of Galway city.

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