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“Do you know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy.

Five minutes that could save your life! “Would you like to know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy. We are all a bit shy of talking about breasts, but a five minute chat with any of our team here in Life Pharmacy Donabate... Read more >

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Let’s talk about Type 2 Diabetes with pharmacist Jane Brennan

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in Ireland at risk of, or who have diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is where the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or is unable to fully use the insulin it produces. This results in too much glucose in the blood, which can have serious... Read more >

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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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Articles in Stomach cancer

NHS Choices - Introduction

(04/12/2014)

Stomach cancer, or gastric cancer, is a relatively uncommon type of cancer that affects about 7,300 people each year in the UK.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of stomach cancer

(28/02/2014)

Many symptoms of stomach cancer are similar to less serious conditions, so it can be difficult to recognise in the early stages.

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NHS Choices - Causes of stomach cancer

(09/04/2015)

Stomach cancer is caused by changes in the cells of the stomach, although it's unclear exactly why these changes occur.

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NHS Choices - How stomach cancer is diagnosed

(09/04/2015)

If you have symptoms that could be a sign of stomach cancer, see your GP as soon as possible.

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NHS Choices - Treating stomach cancer

(09/04/2015)

Treatments used for stomach cancer depend on how far the cancer has spread and your general health.

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NHS Choices - Living with stomach cancer

(09/04/2015)

A diagnosis of cancer is a tough challenge for most people, but support is available to help you cope.

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NHS Choices - "It hadn't occurred to me there could be anything else wrong"

(02/04/2014)

During treatment for a stomach ulcer, Deborah Knifton was devastated to find out that she had stomach cancer. This was followed by surgery to remove her stomach.

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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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