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Heart Project with Mayo farmers scoops top national award

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A recent awareness campaign aimed at alerting farmers in Mayo to the signs and symptoms of a heart attack has won a top award at this year’s Irish Medical Times Healthcare Awards. This innovative project stemmed from a collaboration between local heart and stroke charity Croí and the HSE in Mayo as part of the on-going work of the Mayo Action on Heart Disease and Stroke Programme. The winning initiative was jointly led by Croí nurse Ailish Houlihan and Ann Marie Brown, cardiac rehab co-ordinator at Mayo General Hospital.

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).

Get an accurate picture of your blood pressure

Cardio Pulse wave analysis is the latest technology in non-invasive vascular and cardiac screening. But there is a means to get a more accurate picture of your blood pressure. The BPro device used for Cardio Pulse wave screening, shows you the condition of your heart and the flexibility of your arteries by measuring central aortic systolic pressure - the pressure at the centre of your heart. This is a more accurate measurement of your blood pressure than standard blood pressure.

Places still available on community exercise programme

Places are still available for a new community exercise programme, Exercise4Health designed for those who due to health issues are reluctant to engage in exercise. The programme is a collaboration between NUI Galway, Croí and the Kingfisher Fitness Club.

Smoking can double the risk of dementia - Alzheimer Society of Ireland

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland and ASH Ireland have warned of the strong association between smoking and dementia risk.

Ploughing the fields – first step for health!

 

Ploughing the fields – first step for health!

 

Kick the wall after dark in Galway’s inaugural Night Run in aid of Croi

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Galway Company Revive Active is calling on the people of the West to don the reflective gear and take to the Prom this October 16 for the first ever Galway Night Run on the Prom.

New weight loss and healthy lifestyle programme from Croí delivers results

Local heart and stroke charity, Croí, has found its recently launched evidence-based approach to sustainable weight loss and lifestyle management, aimed at those wishing to reduce their risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and obesity, has delivered impressive results for participants.

Croi and McSharry Pharmacy join forces to highlight dangers of heart disease for women

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Croi have teamed up with the McSharry Pharmacy Group to bring key health messages to Galway women as part of their ‘Women at Heart’ campaign. 

 

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