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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 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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