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“Do you know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy.

Five minutes that could save your life! “Would you like to know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy. We are all a bit shy of talking about breasts, but a five minute chat with any of our team here in Life Pharmacy Donabate... Read more >

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Let’s talk about Type 2 Diabetes with pharmacist Jane Brennan

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in Ireland at risk of, or who have diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is where the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or is unable to fully use the insulin it produces. This results in too much glucose in the blood, which can have serious... Read more >

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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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Articles in Bladder cancer

NHS Choices - Introduction

(08/01/2014)

Bladder cancer is where a growth of abnormal tissue known as a tumour develops in the lining of the bladder. In some cases the tumour spreads into the surrounding muscles.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of bladder cancer

(08/01/2014)

Blood in your urine (haematuria) is the most common symptom of bladder cancer.

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NHS Choices - Causes of bladder cancer

(08/01/2014)

Bladder cancer is caused by changes to the cells of the bladder. It is often linked with exposure to certain chemicals.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosis of bladder cancer

(07/01/2014)

If you have blood in your urine, your GP will ask you for a urine sample.

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NHS Choices - Treatment for bladder cancer

(04/12/2014)

The treatment options for bladder cancer largely depend on how advanced the cancer is.

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NHS Choices - Complications of bladder cancer

(20/12/2013)

A diagnosis of bladder cancer, and some treatments for the condition, can have a significant impact on your life.

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NHS Choices - Preventing bladder cancer

(17/12/2013)

It is not always possible to prevent bladder cancer, but there are steps you can take to reduce your risk.

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NHS Choices - Medicine guides

(11/09/2011)

The list below is a combination of the and brand names of medicines available in the UK. Each name provides a link to a separate website (Medicine Guides)

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