Search Results for 'Cardiac dysrhythmia'

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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).

'Seconds out.... round two'

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Well, have the heart rates returned to normal yet? With just over 24 hours to go until Mayo and Dublin square up again in Ireland's colosseum, anticipation is at boiling point as the gladiators in green and red prepare to do battle once more with the Jacks from the city. While Mayo have named their first 15 on paper already ahead of the skirmish on Jones Road, if we have learned anything this year from Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes' tenure in charge of it is to expect the unexpected. While Barry Moran's inclusion in the quarter-final was a bolt from the blue, the decision to drop David Drake into the cauldron for his first championship start was a bolt from far beyond the reaches of our solar system.

Stroke claiming more women’s lives than breast cancer

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Women are being urged to be extra vigilant when it comes to stroke warning signs.

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.

Heart disease the number one killer in Mayo

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Heart disease is still one of the biggest killers in Ireland and is responsible for almost one-third of all deaths in Mayo, according to the Irish Heart Foundation.

Learn CPR and save a life

The Irish Heart Foundation has backed the latest UK TV campaign featuring Hollywood actor Vinnie Jones promoting hands-only CPR to help save lives from sudden cardiac arrest.

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?

CPR - would you know what do to in an emergency?

Every day in Ireland hundreds of emergencies take place, including a staggering 14 deaths every single day from 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? 

Happy Heart Weekend

The Irish Heart Foundation is calling on the nation to buy a heart for €2 on Happy Heart Weekend from May 14 to 16 to help save more lives. Every year an estimated 5,000 people die from sudden cardiac arrest in Ireland – that’s 13 lives lost every day.

 

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