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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 Stem cell transplant

NHS Choices - Introduction

(20/02/2014)

A bone marrow transplant is a procedure that involves replacing damaged bone marrow with healthy bone marrow stem cells.

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NHS Choices - Why bone marrow transplants are necessary

(24/02/2014)

Bone marrow transplants are often needed when a person's own bone marrow has been damaged and can no longer produce normal blood cells.

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NHS Choices - Who can have a bone marrow transplant

(24/02/2014)

Bone marrow transplants are only recommended in certain situations, when other treatments have failed.

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NHS Choices - Stages of the transplant process

(24/02/2014)

A bone marrow transplant is a complicated process. You'll have a thorough physical examination and then stem cells will be harvested either from you or a suitbale donor.

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NHS Choices - Risks of bone marrow transplants

(24/02/2014)

Bone marrow transplants are complex procedures that carry significant risks of serious complications.

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