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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 Laryngeal (larynx) cancer

NHS Choices - Introduction

(06/11/2013)

Laryngeal cancer, or cancer of the larynx, is an uncommon type of cancer that develops inside the tissue of the larynx (voice box).

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of laryngeal cancer

(06/11/2013)

Most laryngeal cancers develop near the vocal cords, so one of the first noticeable symptoms is often a change in the sound of your voice.

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NHS Choices - Causes of laryngeal cancer

(06/11/2013)

Laryngeal cancer is caused by changes in the cells or the larynx, although it is not clear exactly why this happens.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing laryngeal cancer

(06/11/2013)

If you have symptoms of laryngeal cancer such as a hoarse voice and pain when swallowing, your GP will ask you about your symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Treating laryngeal cancer

(06/11/2013)

The treatment for laryngeal cancer largely depends on how far the cancer has spread.

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NHS Choices - Recovering from laryngeal cancer

(06/11/2013)

Learn about the recovery period after you've had some or all of your larynx removed (laryngectomy).

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NHS Choices - Preventing laryngeal cancer

(25/11/2013)

It's thought that the majority of laryngeal cancers can be prevented by adopting a healthy lifestyle.

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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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