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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 CT scan

NHS Choices - Introduction

(07/04/2015)

A computerised tomography (CT) scan, also known as a CAT scan, uses X-rays and a computer to create detailed images of the inside of the body.

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NHS Choices - When CT scans are used

(07/04/2015)

Computerised tomography (CT) scans provide information that doctors can use to help diagnose medical conditions.

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NHS Choices - How CT scans are performed

(07/04/2015)

Before having a computed tomography (CT ) scan, you'll be asked about any existing health conditions, whether you are taking any medication, and if you have any allergies.

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NHS Choices - Risks of a CT scan

(07/04/2015)

If you have a computerised tomography (CT) scan, you'll be exposed to radiation in the form of X-rays. The amount of radiation used can vary.

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