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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 Testicular cancer

NHS Choices - Introduction

(10/03/2015)

Cancer of the testicles, also known as testicular cancer, is one of the less common cancers. It usually affects younger men between the ages of 15 and 44.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of testicular cancer

(04/07/2014)

The most common symptom of testicular cancer is a lump or swelling in one of your testicles. Testicular lumps are most commonly found on the front or the side

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NHS Choices - Causes of testicular cancer

(04/07/2014)

The causes of testicular cancer are not fully understood. However, several risk factors, such as undescended testicle and family history, increase your chance of developing cancer of the testicles.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing testicular cancer

(04/07/2014)

See your GP if you notice a lump or abnormality on or in your testicles. Most testicular lumps are not cancerous, but it is essential that you have the

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NHS Choices - Treating testicular cancer

(04/07/2014)

Treatment for testicular cancer can include surgery to remove the testicle (orchidectomy), lymph node surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

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NHS Choices - 'My testicle had almost tripled in size'

(14/07/2014)

Two men who have had testicular cancer talk about their experience and the importance of checking for early warning signs.

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NHS Choices - 'I felt like I'd been hit by a freight train'

(14/07/2014)

Surviving testicular cancer gave Mark Adams a new lease of life.

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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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