Stroke News

Patient Champion, Meaghan O’Brien, suffered a stroke at just 22 years of age

Meaghan O’Brien was just 22 when she collapsed after starting a gym session but recognised the F.A.S.T. signs such as facial drooping and left arm weakness.

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Stroke News   |   20th Nov 2023

Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Report Launched

A radical new approach to preventing chronic disease would save thousands of lives each year and protect our stretched health service, a new report by the Irish Heart Foundation and University College Cork insists today.

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Heart News   |   14th Nov 2023

National Stroke Strategy at risk due to funding

It is cheaper to invest in stroke services than to underfund them

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Stroke News   |   29th Oct 2023

World Stroke Day: Stroke Talks 2023

World Stroke Day: Stroke Talks 2023 - information and support for stroke survivors and their families.

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Stroke News   |   12th Oct 2022

People all over Ireland host and share #actFAST events in their community

Communities come together to share the F.A.S.T. signs of stroke

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Stroke News   |   11th Aug 2023

World Brain Day 2023: Leave No One Behind

The theme for World Brain Day 2023 is Brain Health and Disability.

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Stroke News   |   21st Jul 2023

Nothing is more likely to suddenly change your life completely or end it, as a stroke

Two million brain cells die every minute after a stroke so the quicker you get medical help, the more of the person you save.

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Stroke News   |   3rd Jul 2023

High blood pressure campaign launched by the Irish Heart Foundation

The Irish Heart Foundation launches a new high blood pressure awareness campaign.

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Heart News   |   22nd May 2023

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