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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 Thyroid cancer

NHS Choices - Introduction

(07/11/2014)

Thyroid cancer is a rare type of cancer that affects the thyroid gland, a small gland at the base of the neck.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of thyroid cancer

(07/11/2014)

In its early stages, thyroid cancer tends to cause no or very few symptoms. A painless lump or swelling at the front of the neck is the main symptom of thyroid cancer.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing thyroid cancer

(07/11/2014)

A thyroid function test and a procedure known as fine-needle aspiration cytology are usually used to help diagnose thyroid cancer.

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NHS Choices - Treating thyroid cancer

(07/11/2014)

If you are diagnosed with thyroid cancer, you will be assigned a care team who will devise a treatment plan for you.

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