Irish Heart Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: Irish Heart Foundation
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Vitamin D may improve quality, length of life for people with severe obesity

Taking vitamin D could improve the quality of life for people with severe obesity by positively influencing their physical activity levels and functioning, according to study data published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism .“People ... [Published Orthopedics Today - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Obituaries April 12 2014

Late Roy IrwinThe death has occurred of Roy Irwin, Main St., Donegal Town, Co. Donegal. Funeral on Saturday at 7.00pm in Donegal Parish Church, followed by burial in the Glebe Cemetery, Donegal Town. Family flowers only please. House private please.= ... [Published Donegal Post - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Public Health Awareness Day is a huge success!

Yesterday, Coiste Scaoil Saor Ó Ailse (Break Free from Cancer) hosted a Public Health Awareness Day in Ionad Naomh Pádraig Dobhair, Gweedore, and the day was a great success for everyone involved.Present on the day was The Marie Keating Foundation Unit ... [Published Donegal Post - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Stroke victims forced to pay for rehab as services absent

Stroke victims are being forced to pay privately for vital rehabilitation such as physiotherapy and speech and language therapy because services in the community are so poor.The deficits in community care for sufferers of stroke, highlighted in a National ... [Published Irish Examiner - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

My son Jack suffered a stroke when he was just five years old

That Friday morning in September 2010, young Jack had accidentally fallen down the stairs and, after a medical examination, was diagnosed with bruising.But Brian's instincts were correct and the father-of-two still regrets not speaking out as his son ... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Public Health Awareness Day taking place tomorrow!

Coiste Scaoil Saor Ó Ailse (Break Free from Cancer) will be holidng a Public Health Awareness Day in Ionad Naomh Pádraig Dobhair, Gweedore, tomorrow from 10.00am to 3.00pm.The Marie Keating Foundation Unit and The Irish Heart Foundation will be there ... [Published Donegal Post - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Mental Health Provision for Stroke Victims 'Grim'

Only a tenth of stroke victims with severe psychological problemsget access to mental health services, according to a new report.The National Survey of Stroke Survivors by the Royal College ofSurgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) ... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

National Stroke Survivor Day/National Stroke Study Day for Health Professionals

Irish Heart FoundationFurther details tegan@irishheart.ie or Tel 01 668 5 ... [Published Irish Health.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Half of stroke patients suffer depression or anxiety and most don’t get help

TWO NEW STUDIES have found that more than half of stroke patients suffer either depression of anxiety in the six months after it happens though very few receive help for it.Prelimiary findings from a Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) study found ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

A real centre of excellence WHITECHURCH Community Centre has had its dedication to heart...

The Community Centre is at the heart of Whitechurch and its facilities cater on a daily basis for an ever-growing population and a wide variety of sporting and community groups, and it has been given the 'Heartsafe' award standard by the Irish Heart Foundation. ... [Published Irish Independent - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

One life saved every day since ban on smoking began

A life has been saved every day since the workplace smoking ban was introduced a decade ago, according to figures released to mark its anniversary.Department of Health records revealed on the 10-year anniversary of the ban yesterday show 3,726 fewer people ... [Published Irish Examiner - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 5 reports

Puffed out?

Ten years ago the Republic of Ireland became the first country in the world to introduce a workplace smoking ban.People in the Republic got used very quickly to the smoking ban, which has been followed by many other states.Many wondered at the time whether ... [Published BBC - Mar 24 2014]

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"When I heard the thud that morning four years ago, I thought Jack had thrown something really heavy down the stairs – so it was a big shock seeing him lying there" says Brian, who works as a transmission rigger for RTE
"Unfortunately in Ireland, about 5,000 people die from cardiac arrest each year. But thanks to the efforts of the Whitechurch Community Centre, more people will have a better chance of survival" he said. The Irish Heart Foundation's Heartsafe Community Programme encourages all communities, schools, workplaces, healthcare facilities and towns/villages...
Dr Brown continued: "Tobacco smoke hurts anyone who is around it. Almost immediately, the blood vessels react to the poisons in the smoke. Your heart rate and blood pressure go up. Your blood vessels thicken and grow narrower. This can trigger chest pain, weakness, heart attack, or stroke."
"We are calling for smoking in cars where children are present to be completely banned" he said. Research shows that children exposed to second-hand smoke in cars, in the home and in other areas can suffer from tobacco-related illnesses...

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Vitamin D may improve quality, length of life f... [Published Orthopedics Today - 10 hours ago]
Obituaries April 12 2014 [Published Donegal Post - Apr 12 2014]
Public Health Awareness Day is a huge success! [Published Donegal Post - Apr 11 2014]
Stroke victims forced to pay for rehab as servi... [Published Irish Examiner - Apr 11 2014]
My son Jack suffered a stroke when he was just ... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 11 2014]
Third of stroke survivors must pay for essent... [Published Irish Times - Apr 11 2014]
Public Health Awareness Day taking place tomorrow! [Published Donegal Post - Apr 09 2014]
Mental Health Provision for Stroke Victims 'Grim' [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 08 2014]
National Stroke Survivor Day/National Stroke St... [Published Irish Health.com - Apr 08 2014]
Half of stroke patients suffer depression or an... [Published TheJournal.ie - Apr 06 2014]
Man with stolen IRFU cheque avoids jail [Published Evening Herald - Apr 05 2014]
An untapped resource [Published Irish Medical News - Apr 04 2014]
Bassetts and JP Corry raise £51,824 for Barnard... [Published CommunityNI.org - Apr 02 2014]
Coiste Scaoil Saor Ó Ailse to host Public Healt... [Published Donegal Post - Apr 02 2014]
Trio show some heart in Everest quest [Published Donegal Democrat - Mar 31 2014]
A real centre of excellence WHITECHURCH Communi... [Published Irish Independent - Mar 31 2014]
WOMEN’S LIVES: Coping with a stroke [Published Donegal Democrat - Mar 27 2014]
Heart attacks fall by 10% as a result of workpl... [Published Waterford Today - Mar 26 2014]
Hospitality industry a key battleground [Published Irish Medical Times - Mar 26 2014]
Call for smoke ban outside all public buildings [Published Evening Herald - Mar 25 2014]
One life saved every day since ban on smoking b... [Published Irish Examiner - Mar 25 2014]
Puffed out? [Published BBC - Mar 24 2014]
Heart attacks ‘have fallen 10%’ since smoking ban [Published Kildare Nationalist - Mar 24 2014]
Smoking ban leads to more than 10 per cent fall... [Published TheJournal.ie - Mar 24 2014]
Call for wider smoking ban in cars [Published RTE Online - Mar 24 2014]
Smoking ban has saved 'hundreds of lives' [Published Irish Independent - Mar 24 2014]
Colleges told to ban smoking on whole campus [Published Irish Independent - Mar 24 2014]
Tipperary Walking Leader Training Course [Published Tipperary Star - Mar 21 2014]
Black Market Must Be Curbed: Retail Ireland. » [Published Retail News - Mar 19 2014]
INMO Says Health Budget Cuts Of €666 Million Wi... [Published Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation - Mar 18 2014]
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A reply to the Irish Heart Foundation [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Nov 15 2013]
Following the smoking debate in Dublin and my article in the Irish Independent last month, the neo-prohibitionists of the Emerald Isle have been scrambling to show that, despite all the evidence, their tax-and-ban agenda has been a roaring success ...
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