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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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World Diabetes Day – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, which aims to draw attention to the condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent in both young and old generations. To support this cause, selected Life Pharmacies are offering FREE Diabetes Care & Blood Glucose Screening to Life Loyalty customers when they swipe their loyalty cards from November 14th to 21st. What is Diabetes?... Read more >

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Men’s Health – Ask a Pharmacist with Vincent Dempsey

Life Pharmacy’s Vincent Dempsey tackles some commonly asked questions about men’s health – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 7 November 2018. Movember is upon us once again, which signals the time to put down your razor. But what most people see as a great excuse not to shave is actually a really important movement... 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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