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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 Septicaemia

NHS Choices - Introduction

(18/02/2015)

Sepsis is a common and potentially life-threatening condition triggered by an infection.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of sepsis

(23/04/2014)

The symptoms of sepsis may develop after a localised infection (infection limited to one part of the body) or an injury.

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NHS Choices - Causes of sepsis

(23/04/2014)

Sepsis can be triggered by an infection in any part of the body. The most common sites of infection leading to sepsis are the lungs, urinary tract, abdomen (tummy) and pelvis.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing sepsis

(23/04/2014)

Sepsis is often diagnosed based on simple measurements like your temperature, heart rate, breathing rate and simple blood test.

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NHS Choices - Treating sepsis

(23/10/2014)

Treatment of sepsis varies depending on the site and cause of the initial infection, the organs affected and the extent of any damage.

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