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Omega-3 fatty acid meds not effective after heart attack

Omega-3 fatty acid medicines are no longer effective in preventing further heart and blood vessels problems in patients who have had a heart attack, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has said.

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Heart News   |   4th Jan 2019

The Irish Heart Foundation’s 2018 Heart Heroes

As we approach the end of the year, we wanted to celebrate just some of the people who helped us save lives in 2018 – thank you

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Heart News   |   17th Dec 2018

Pharmacists well placed to detect high blood pressure

Findings of pharmacy pilot to detect hypertension and atrial fibrillation launched

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Heart News   |   13th Dec 2018

Are you winter ready?

Stay well this winter

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Heart News   |   10th Dec 2018

Older people need support to get more active

Almost half of older adults not getting enough exercise

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Heart News   |   4th Dec 2018

Smoking, diabetes increase heart attack risk more in women

New study shows high blood pressure, smoking and diabetes increase heart attack risk more in women than in men

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Heart News   |   8th Nov 2018

Cold weather and your heart

Several studies have shown impact of cold weather on your heart

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Heart News   |   5th Nov 2018

More than 9,000 lives lost to cardiovascular disease in 2016

Latest CSO data shows more than 9,000 lives lost to cardiovascular disease in 2016

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Heart News   |   1st Nov 2018