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'When the specialist came to talk to us, our world fell apart' – Little boy born with heart condition

Freddie, Padraig, Harry, and Niamh together on holidays. Freddie was diagnosed with hypoplastic right heart syndrome, a serious heart condition, in the first few days of his life. Freddie started school last September ‘When the specialist came to talk to us, our world fell apart’ – Little boy born with heart condition Independent.ie The mother… Read More »

A Small Increase In Fitness Levels Can Cut Heart Attack Risk

A study has revealed that poor cardiorespiratory fitness can increase future heart risk attack, even if not having any current lifestyle illness symptoms. The cardiorespiratory fitness of 4527 women and men was measured over a 2 year period. All participants were cancer, cardiovascular disease, or hypertensive free, and the majority of them were considered as… Read More »