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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 Biopsy

NHS Choices - Introduction

(08/07/2013)

A biopsy is a medical procedure that involves taking a small sample of tissue so that it can be examined under a microscope.

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NHS Choices - What happens during a biopsy

(08/07/2013)

There are many ways of obtaining a tissue sample, depending on the type of tissue being collected and where in the body it is being taken from.

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NHS Choices - Recovering from a biopsy

(05/07/2013)

Biopsies are usually carried out as outpatient procedures which means you will not need to stay in hospital overnight.

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