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“Do you know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy.

Five minutes that could save your life! “Would you like to know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy. We are all a bit shy of talking about breasts, but a five minute chat with any of our team here in Life Pharmacy Donabate... Read more >

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Let’s talk about Type 2 Diabetes with pharmacist Jane Brennan

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in Ireland at risk of, or who have diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is where the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or is unable to fully use the insulin it produces. This results in too much glucose in the blood, which can have serious... Read more >

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Get Active in 2019: Tips to achieve your New Year’s fitness goals

Getting more active is one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions made every January, as thousands look to spark a positive change in their well being and shed their holiday pounds. Gyms around the country reach their peak capacity as members new and old arrive full of motivation and ambition, yet many find it... Read more >

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Articles in Appendicitis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(05/12/2014)

Appendicitis is a painful swelling of the appendix, a finger-like pouch connected to the large intestine.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of appendicitis

(24/04/2014)

Appendicitis typically starts with a pain in the middle of your abdomen (tummy) that may come and go.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing appendicitis

(02/05/2014)

Appendicitis can be tricky to diagnose unless you have the typical symptoms, which are only present in about half of all cases.

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NHS Choices - Treating appendicitis

(08/08/2014)

If you have appendicitis, your appendix will usually need to be removed as soon as possible. This operation is known as an appendectomy or appendicectomy.

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NHS Choices - Complications of appendicitis

(02/05/2014)

If appendicitis is not treated, the appendix can burst and cause potentially life-threatening infections.

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