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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 Oral cancer

NHS Choices - Introduction

(15/07/2014)

Mouth cancer (also known as oral cancer) is when a tumour develops on the surface of the tongue, mouth, lips or gums.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of mouth cancer

(15/07/2014)

Symptoms of oral cancer include red or white patches on the lining of your mouth or tongue, mouth ulcers that do not heal after three weeks and pain when swallowing

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NHS Choices - Causes of mouth cancer

(15/07/2014)

The two leading causes of mouth cancer are smoking cigarettes or other tobacco products, such as pipes or cigars, and drinking too much alcohol.

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NHS Choices - Treating mouth cancer

(04/12/2014)

People with mouth cancer should be cared for by a multidisciplinary team (MDT). This is a team of specialists who work together to provide the best treatment and care

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NHS Choices - Complications of mouth cancer

(09/10/2014)

Complications of treatment for mouth cancer can include dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), speech problems and emotional disruption

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NHS Choices - Living with mouth cancer

(25/09/2014)

Having mouth cancer doesn't necessarily mean you'll have to give up work but you may need quite a lot of time off.

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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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