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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 Male breast cancer

NHS Choices - Introduction

(14/04/2015)

Breast cancer in men is a rare cancer that can develop in the small amount of breast tissue men have behind their nipples.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of breast cancer in men

(14/04/2015)

The main symptom of breast cancer in men is a hard lump in one of your breasts. The lumps is almost always painless.

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NHS Choices - Causes of breast cancer in men

(14/04/2015)

It's not clear exactly what causes breast cancer in men, although several things that can increase your risk of developing the condition have been identified.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing breast cancer in men

(14/04/2015)

If you have symptoms of breast cancer - such as a hard, painless lump in one of your breasts - your GP will carefully examine you.

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NHS Choices - Treating breast cancer in men

(14/04/2015)

Breast cancer in men is treated using a combination of surgery, radiotherapy and medication

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NHS Choices - ‘I want people to know this isn’t just a girl’s problem'

(14/04/2015)

When John found a lump in his breast, he had no idea it was a sign of cancer. He tells us his story.

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