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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 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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