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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 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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