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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 Cystic fibrosis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(18/05/2015)

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic condition in which the lungs and digestive system become clogged with thick sticky mucus.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of cystic fibrosis

(03/06/2014)

The most common symptoms of cystic fibrosis are persistent coughing and wheezing and recurring chest and lung infections

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NHS Choices - Causes of cystic fibrosis

(03/06/2014)

Cystic fibrosis is caused by a faulty gene that allows too much salt and not enough water into cells, leading to a build-up of mucus in the lungs

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing cystic fibrosis

(18/05/2015)

Most cases of cystic fibrosis in the UK are now diagnosed through screening tests, which are carried out very early in life.

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NHS Choices - Treating cystic fibrosis

(26/02/2015)

People with cystic fibrosis should be treated with help and advice from a team of healthcare professionals at a cystic fibrosis centre

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NHS Choices - 'I was 12 years old when I learned how to do the physio by myself'

(11/07/2014)

 Lauren, 14, talks about living with cystic fibrosis and how she doesn’t let it stop her from doing the things she loves "Cystic fibrosis stops me from going

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