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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 Conjunctivitis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(09/07/2014)

Conjunctivitis is a common condition that causes redness and inflammation of the thin layer of tissue that covers the front of the eye (the conjunctiva).

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of conjunctivitis

(16/04/2014)

The most common symptoms of conjunctivitis are red and watery eyes.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing conjunctivitis

(16/04/2014)

Your GP should be able to diagnose conjunctivitis by asking about your symptoms and examining your eyes.

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NHS Choices - Treating conjunctivitis

(01/08/2014)

Infective conjunctivitis usually clears up by itself. Allergic conjunctivitis can be treated with antihistamines.

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NHS Choices - Complications of conjunctivitis

(16/04/2014)

Complications from conjunctivitis are uncommon but can be serious such as meningitis, cellulitis, blood poisoning (septicaemia)

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