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#Stroke

# stroke - Friday 22 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Apps from Irish start-up to provide home therapy for stroke sufferers Home Therapy

Apps from Irish start-up to provide home therapy for stroke sufferers

The word-finding technology was inspired when the founder’s husband survived a stroke which left him with severe expressive aphasia.

# stroke - Saturday 2 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie JobBridge, cigarettes and house prices: The week in numbers In Numbers

JobBridge, cigarettes and house prices: The week in numbers

Plus: Exactly how many Labour Party councillors have left the party because they disagree with its policies in government?

# stroke - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Stroke deaths last year below 2,000 for first time in years World Stroke Day

Stroke deaths last year below 2,000 for first time in years

Figures also confirmed that almost twice as many women as men died from stroke.

# stroke - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie More than half of Irish people over 50 have two or more chronic diseases Chronic Disease

More than half of Irish people over 50 have two or more chronic diseases

This number is likely to rise dramatically by the end of this decade, a conference on public health heard yesterday.

# stroke - Saturday 28 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Margaret Thatcher's ashes laid to rest in private London service Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher's ashes laid to rest in private London service

A plaque with the inscription “Margaret Thatcher 1925 – 2013″ was placed at the site where she was laid to rest in the grounds of a military nursing home.

# stroke - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Two thirds of Irish adults are eating more fat than their body needs Fat Facts

Two thirds of Irish adults are eating more fat than their body needs

New stats on eating habits are being highlighted as part of a drive to reduce the number of heart disease and stroke victims. 10,000 people die annually as a result of the illnesses.

# stroke - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Crime writer Elmore Leonard dies, aged 87 RIP

Crime writer Elmore Leonard dies, aged 87

The author died from complications arising from a stroke he had earlier this month.

# stroke - Thursday 30 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Painkillers can increase your risk of heart attacks, strokes and death Pain Killers

Painkillers can increase your risk of heart attacks, strokes and death

Research has also found that the size of these risks can be predicted.

# stroke - Monday 8 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's statements muted as global tributes pour in for Thatcher Iron Lady

Ireland's statements muted as global tributes pour in for Thatcher

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he was saddened to hear of the death of the “formidable political leader”.

# stroke - Saturday 30 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Suspected ETA chief Javier Lopez Pena dies in Paris hospital Terrorism

Suspected ETA chief Javier Lopez Pena dies in Paris hospital

The 54-year-old reportedly suffered a stroke.

# stroke - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New research shows brain tumours can be killed with anti-nausea drug Cancer

New research shows brain tumours can be killed with anti-nausea drug

The drug is currently being used to help patients recovering from the side effects of chemotherapy.

# stroke - Monday 11 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Study of mummies reveals heart disease may have been common in ancient world Mummies

Study of mummies reveals heart disease may have been common in ancient world

The study of 137 showed a high prevalence of a disease that was thought to be cause by modern factors like smoking, obesity and lack of exercise.

# stroke - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ambulances double as billboards to boost awareness of stroke signs Heart Health

Ambulances double as billboards to boost awareness of stroke signs

The Irish Heart Foundation said there has been a decline in the number of stroke victims getting to hospital in time to be saved.

# stroke - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie BBC presenter Andrew Marr hospitalised following stroke BBC

BBC presenter Andrew Marr hospitalised following stroke

The former political editor of the UK broadcaster was hospitalised yesterday where doctors confirmed he has suffered a stroke.

# stroke - Monday 26 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Smoking 'rots' brain - study Smoking

Smoking 'rots' brain - study

Scientists have warned that smoking can damage the mind as well as the body.

# stroke - Monday 5 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Vitamins do not reduce men's risk of heart trouble: study Vitamins

Vitamins do not reduce men's risk of heart trouble: study

Researchers from Harvard University said that taking vitamins makes no difference when it comes to warning off stroke or cardivascular illness.

# stroke - Thursday 18 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Police taser blind man after mistaking stick for samurai sword Tasered This post contains a poll

Police taser blind man after mistaking stick for samurai sword

The grandfather thought he was going to die when he felt the electricity surge through his body.

# stroke - Thursday 30 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie More evidence that chocolate (even the milk kind) is good for men Yum

More evidence that chocolate (even the milk kind) is good for men

But it’s not an excuse to overeat it, warns researchers.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know this morning.

# stroke - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Down with that sort of thing: Dermot Morgan's sons launch Heart Month Careful Now This post contains images

Down with that sort of thing: Dermot Morgan's sons launch Heart Month

The family of the late Father Ted actor launched the Irish Heart Foundation’s Heart Month September campaign later today.

# stroke - Friday 17 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 'Alarming' results show women starting to smoke younger - research Tobacco

'Alarming' results show women starting to smoke younger - research

New research describes the global use of tobacco an “epidemic” – with women increasingly starting to smoke at younger ages and early half of adult men in developing countries still using tobacco products.

# stroke - Thursday 16 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie British man loses high court battle to end his life Right To Die

British man loses high court battle to end his life

Tony Nicklinson, who is paralysed from the neck down, has described his life as “pure torture” and wept as the verdict was announced.

# stroke - Thursday 12 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie €5m investment for Galway company Stroke

€5m investment for Galway company

Neuravi has secured the investment which will help it to hire more staff and start clinical trials on its device.

# stroke - Saturday 7 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘Blisters and lost toenails’ – how I ran 35 marathons in 35 days Read Me

Column: ‘Blisters and lost toenails’ – how I ran 35 marathons in 35 days

Waterford man Alan Corcoran ran around the coast of Ireland to raise money for stroke awareness. Here he describes his experience.

# stroke - Saturday 30 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 35 Marathon Man: Alan Corcoran becomes first to run a lap of Ireland Endurance

35 Marathon Man: Alan Corcoran becomes first to run a lap of Ireland

The 21-year-old has completed his 917-mile roundtrip to raise funds for stroke awareness.

# stroke - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Lack of sleep "top risk of stroke" Health

Lack of sleep "top risk of stroke"

Getting under six hours of sleep can increase risk of stroke, a new study suggests. The risk is greatest for employed people of middle to older age who don’t have a history of other stroke symptoms.

# stroke - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Marathon man: Student plans to run 917 mile lap of Ireland in 35 days Endurance

Marathon man: Student plans to run 917 mile lap of Ireland in 35 days

Alan Corcoran is hoping to raise money for the Irish Heart Foundation’s stroke awareness campaign and already has the backing of one famous sportsman.

# stroke - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Paralysed woman uses mind to move robot arm Brain Power This post contains videos

VIDEO: Paralysed woman uses mind to move robot arm

Cathy Hutchinson was able to use the arm to sip coffee, 15 years after being paralysed by a stroke.

# stroke - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

WATCH: Fabrice Muamba makes an emotional return to Bolton Return This post contains videos

WATCH: Fabrice Muamba makes an emotional return to Bolton

The midfielder appeared at the Reebok Stadium for the first time tonight since suffering his heart attack.

'I'm lucky to be alive,' says Lynagh

The ex-Australian rugby player has spoken of his relief after being released from hospital following a stroke.

# stroke - Sunday 15 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Almost 60 per cent more women than men dying from stroke Stroke

Almost 60 per cent more women than men dying from stroke

New statistics have highlighted the risk of stroke amongst women in Ireland, showing that stroke kills twice as many women as breast cancer.

# stroke - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Column: The coach told me I could never be a wrestler because of my stroke - he was wrong

Irish wrestler Ciaran Gallagher talks about wrestling with the use of one arm, the inherent dangers of the sport and why people should take it more seriously.

# stroke - Monday 19 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie French doctor confirms Kim Jong-il had severe stroke in 2008 North Korea

French doctor confirms Kim Jong-il had severe stroke in 2008

Dr Francois-Xavier Roux said the North Korean leader was “in a coma” when he was flown to Pyongyang to treat him two years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's vital signs: The nation's health over the last decade Health

Ireland's vital signs: The nation's health over the last decade

New figures outline how Ireland’s health has changed over the last ten years. We’ve picked out what’s getting better – and what’s getting worse.

# stroke - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Hooray! Chocolate is actually good for your heart (in moderation) Hurrah

Hooray! Chocolate is actually good for your heart (in moderation)

People who eat more chocolate are less likely to suffer heart disease and strokes, according to a new academic review.

# stroke - Friday 12 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Study finds links between depression and risk of stroke Women's Health

Study finds links between depression and risk of stroke

Women who suffer from depression could be more susceptible to stroke, according to new US research.

# stroke - Friday 3 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Eight things you need to know about the new, deadly E.coli outbreak E-coli

Eight things you need to know about the new, deadly E.coli outbreak

Why is this strain more deadly than any we’ve seen before? And what can you do to make sure you don’t get it?

# stroke - Friday 18 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Grammys reporter Serene Branson did not suffer a stroke Grammy Awards This post contains videos

Grammys reporter Serene Branson did not suffer a stroke

Doctors say she was experiencing a migraine when she slurred her words live on air at the Grammy Awards.

# stroke - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Patients experience six-month delays for vital neurological services Health

Patients experience six-month delays for vital neurological services

A damning Neurological Alliance Ireland report shows that the state of neurological care in Ireland is “grossly inadequate”, says a leading consultant neurologist.

# stroke - Monday 14 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Grammys reporter rushed to hospital amid stroke fears Grammy Awards

Grammys reporter rushed to hospital amid stroke fears

Serene Branson seemed to have merely stumbled over her live CBS broadcast – but was later rushed to hospital.