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People with high BP at increased risk of dying from Covid-19

New study shows patients with high blood pressure at increased risk of dying from COVID-19

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Coronavirus News   |   9th Jun 2020

Obesity and COVID-19

Why are people living with obesity at increased risk of severe disease with Covid-19?

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Coronavirus News   |   22nd May 2020

High BP in pregnancy increases future risk of heart disease

New study highlights links between high blood pressure in pregnancy and heart disease in later life

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Heart News   |   1st Oct 2019

High blood pressure in children is on the rise

Increased number of children in Ireland suffering from high blood pressure

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Heart News   |   4th Jul 2019

One in three people have high blood pressure

World Hypertension Day 2019 - new study shows 1 in 3 have high blood pressure

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Heart News   |   17th May 2019

Untreated high blood pressure increases dementia risk

Untreated high blood pressure a risk for dementia in later life

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Stroke News   |   13th Mar 2019

Heart disease amid top threats to global health in 2019

World Health Organisation identified heart disease as threat to global health in 2019

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Heart News   |   18th Jan 2019

High blood pressure most commonly reported condition

Healthy Ireland Survey 2018

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Heart News   |   24th Oct 2018

Over 38 million children under 5 are overweight or obese

Taking Action on Childhood Obesity

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Policy News   |   26th Sep 2018

Stroke threatens everyone

Joint statement on stroke from the World and European Stroke Organisations (WSO and ESO), the World Federation and the European Academy of Neurology (WFN and EAN)

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Stroke News   |   20th Sep 2018

BP and cholesterol lowering drugs improve survival

Study confirms importance of lowering blood pressure and cholesterol to prevent cardiovascular deaths

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Heart News   |   29th Aug 2018

A quarter of adults will have high blood pressure by 2020

Irish Heart Foundation calls on public to get their blood pressure checked

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Stroke News   |   14th Aug 2018