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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 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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