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Next week, an honour is being bestowed on Galway city — when the country’s top cardiologists will attend the opening of the Irish Cardiac Society’s 70th annual meeting. The event will mark 70 years of the society and its role in bringing together the best minds in the field of cardiac care.
Local TD, Denis Naughten, has welcomed the approval of a new heart failure service for Portiuncula Hospital which will see patients diagnosed and treated quicker than in the past.
Researchers from the National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway), Massachusetts Institute of Technology and AMBER, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Materials and BioEngineering Research have today (Thursday, 29 August) announced a significant breakthrough in soft robotics which could help patients requiring in-situ (implanted) medical devices such as breast implants, pacemakers, neural probes, glucose biosensors and drug and cell delivery devices.
Researchers have long suspected that taking a number of prescription medications concurrently, otherwise known as polypharmacy, is a leading cause of therapeutic non-compliance among patients.
More women suffer from insomnia than men and incidences increase dramatically in 65 year-olds and over.
May is Heart Failure Awareness month, and tomorrow, and across the remaining three Fridays in May 17, Galway heart and stroke charity Croí, will be raising a red flag on heart failure, along with 25 heart organisations worldwide.
Awareness of heart failure is increasing, particularly locally with Galway native Michael Lyster living with the condition and sharing his experience.
Galway is the first city and county in Europe to launch a heart failure awareness campaign.
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.
The Irish Heart Foundation recently launched a new campaign - 'Pay Attention to the Sign' - to raise awareness of heart failure symptoms.