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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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Wheezing or Sneezing? Ask A Pharmacist with Jane Brennan

Jane Brennan of Life Pharmacy Donabate answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? Flu and the common cold circulate more at this time of year especially in areas with larger groups, for example in workplaces and schools. It’s not too late to get... Read more >

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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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Articles in Liver cancer

NHS Choices - Introduction

(17/10/2014)

Primary liver cancer is an uncommon but serious type of cancer that begins in the liver.

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NHS Choices - Causes of liver cancer

(17/10/2014)

The exact cause of liver cancer is unknown, but many cases are linked to a problem with the liver known as cirrhosis. This is where the tissue of the liver has become scarred.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing liver cancer

(17/10/2014)

For many people, the first stage of diagnosing liver cancer is a consultation with a GP, although people at risk are usually tested regularly for the condition.

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NHS Choices - Treating liver cancer

(17/10/2014)

The treatment for liver cancer depends on the stage of the condition. Treatment can include surgery and medication.

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NHS Choices - Preventing liver cancer

(16/10/2014)

It's not always possible to prevent liver cancer, but some simple lifestyle and self-care measures can reduce your chances of developing the condition.

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