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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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Wheezing or Sneezing? Ask A Pharmacist with Jane Brennan

Jane Brennan of Life Pharmacy Donabate answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? Flu and the common cold circulate more at this time of year especially in areas with larger groups, for example in workplaces and schools. It’s not too late to get... Read more >

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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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Articles in Cartilage damage

NHS Choices - Introduction

(30/04/2015)

Cartilage damage is a relatively common type of injury. The majority of cases involve damage to the articular cartilage in the knee joint.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of cartilage damage

(14/07/2014)

The symptoms of articular cartilage damage include swelling, joint pain, stiffness and a decreased range of movement in the affected joint

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing cartilage damage

(14/07/2014)

Diagnosing articular cartilage damage can be challenging because it cannot be confirmed through a physical examination.

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NHS Choices - Treating cartilage damage

(14/07/2014)

There are a number of surgical and non-surgical treatments that can help relieve symptoms of damaged articular cartilage.

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