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NUI Galway researchers play key role in large-scale clinical trial of statin treatment

NUI Galway researchers have been part of a large-scale clinical trial of statin treatment in patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) which was published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).

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.

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.

Poor sleep quality linked to heart attack and stroke

The local heart and stroke charity, Croi, is supporting important research at the Clinical Research Facility in NUI Galway which is exploring a link between poor sleep quality and high blood pressure, a major risk factor for heart attack and stroke.

Galway University Hospitals leading the way in coronary care procedure

More than 50 heart attack patients have been transferred by helicopter to Galway University Hospitals (GUH) in the past six months.

Twenty five per cent of heart attacks and strokes are preventable

One in four deaths from coronary heart disease (CHD) or stroke could be prevented each year, according to new evidence from the Health Research Board Centre for Diet and Health. Such an outcome requires everyone in Ireland to cut their salt, trans fat and saturated fat intake, and eat three more portions of fruit and veg per day.

McMichael’s three-pointer on the buzzer sees Titans through to final

Titans Basketball Club has qualified for its fifth consecutive National League final after edging a thrilling division one semi-final over Templeogue on Saturday.

Innovative device manufactured in Ballybrit to benefit patients across Europe

The Promus PREMIER™ Stent System, a new generation coronary stent manufactured by Boston Scientific in Ballybrit, Galway, was successfully implanted for the first time worldwide at the Trinity Centre for Health Sciences at the 10th Annual Live PCI Course held at St. James Hospital this month. This is the seventh drug-eluting coronary stent developed and commercialised by Boston Scientific over the past 10 years.

Innovative device manufactured in Ballybrit to benefit patients across Europe

The Promus PREMIER™ Stent System, a new generation coronary stent manufactured by Boston Scientific in Ballybrit, Galway, was successfully implanted for the first time worldwide at the Trinity Centre for Health Sciences at the 10th Annual Live PCI Course held at St. James Hospital this month. This is the seventh drug-eluting coronary stent developed and commercialised by Boston Scientific over the past 10 years.

Stress affects your mental and physical well-being

The issue of prolonged exposure to anxiety impacts on the mind and body in a variety of detrimental ways such as hypertension or raised blood pressure, inflammation of the arteries, heart attacks, as well as a host of psychological conditions. Over time it negatively depletes our life force, and our ability to take care of our mind and body, and leads to depression.

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