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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

Majority favour ban on junk food advertising to kids

Irish Heart Foundation Poll finds majority in favour of banning junk food advertising to kids

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Policy News   |   7th Nov 2018

No room for complacency on new alcohol laws

The Irish Heart Foundation welcomes the implementation of the Public Health Alcohol Bill

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Policy News   |   6th 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

Do ‘superfoods’ really exist?

Is there really such a thing as a 'Superfood?'

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Nutrition News   |   2nd 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

We want people to know the name 'thrombectomy'

What is Thrombectomy?

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Stroke News   |   1st Nov 2018

Majority of apps targeted at kids contain ads – US study

New US study finds 95 per cent of kids' apps contain ads

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Policy News   |   1st Nov 2018