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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 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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