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Kick the habit and reap the benefits

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The benefits of quitting smoking are numerous - from reducing the risk of heart attack, to an increase in energy levels. Lent is well underway, and with many people trying to quit smoking during this period, the Laya Healthcare health and wellness team have some helpful advice to ensure success.

Top hospitals to start using 3D printed hearts from GMIT med tech centre

Two Irish hospitals plan to start using three-dimensional printers at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology in the coming months to create copies of patients’ hearts to help with surgery for heart disease in adults and congenital heart defects in babies.

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.

Man died within hour of hospital discharge

A Mullingar man who died as a result of an irregular heartbeat within an hour of being discharged from hospital could have died at any time without warning, an inquest has heard.

Startling figures revealed in snapshot of Mayo’s health

An in depth special report on the county's health has revealed that Mayo is a blackspot for prostate cancer and diabetes and death rates from heart attacks, stroke, and breast cancer are among the highest in the country.

A game that had it all bar the right result

For those of you who decided to go to Croke Park last Saturday night, it was a good decision. It was a game that had pretty much everything, full of twists and turns, it certainly was not for the faint hearted and nothing beats being there to watch the action unfold and embrace the atmosphere. I was asked by someone tuned in to the radio if my wife has my life insurance policy updated as I apparently nearly had a heart attack live on air. I have no doubt Mayo will feel like they lost this game, being in such a commanding position in the second half and with a numerical advantage for 45 or so minutes, it looked like it was a case of by how much would they win, but their inability to kill of a team that was not playing well and had only 14 men will certainly worry James Horan.

Croi urge people to adopt holistic approach to losing weight

Dietitians from the heart and stroke charity Croí have advised people keen to lose weight after the festive season that weight management is not about “good” or “bad” foods; celebrity or crash diets; or sudden and unsustainable weight loss.

Make weight management your New Year's resolution with the help of Croi

Weight management is one of the key steps on the road to a healthy you, says local heart and stroke Charity Croí, who are just announcing details of their next series of six week (one hour per week) weight management programmes which take place in the Croí Heart and Stroke Centre, Newcastle, Galway and at select venues throughout the west of Ireland. The Croí programme is delivered by highly qualified dietitians and each participant is encouraged to keep a food diary and participate in weekly weigh-ins where they receive on-going advice and motivation.

Striking doctors report ‘overwhelmingly’ positive response to day of action

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by mary O’Connor

 

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