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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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Wheezing or Sneezing? Ask A Pharmacist with Jane Brennan

Jane Brennan of Life Pharmacy Donabate answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? Flu and the common cold circulate more at this time of year especially in areas with larger groups, for example in workplaces and schools. It’s not too late to get... Read more >

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Cold & Flu – Ask A Pharmacist with Anne Smyth

Life Pharmacy’s Anne Smyth answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 5 December 2018. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? It’s a time of year when our immune systems need to be at its best. My advice is to be... Read more >

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Articles in Behçet’s disease

NHS Choices - Introduction

(30/10/2014)

Behçet's disease is a rare and poorly understood condition in which blood vessels and tissues may become inflamed (swollen).

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of Behçet's disease

(30/10/2014)

Behçet's disease can cause a wide range of symptoms, but it is rare for someone with the condition to have all of them at once.

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NHS Choices - Causes of Behçet's disease

(29/10/2014)

The exact cause of Behçet's disease is unknown, although it is generally thought to occur as a result of a problem with the immune system.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing Behçet's disease

(29/10/2014)

There is no single test that can be used to diagnose Behçet's disease, although there are several tests that may be carried out to rule out other conditions.

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NHS Choices - Treating Behçet's disease

(29/10/2014)

There is currently no cure for Behçet's disease, but a number of treatments are available to help relieve many symptoms of the condition.

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