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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 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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