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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 Down's syndrome

NHS Choices - Introduction

(19/02/2015)

Down's syndrome, also known as Down syndrome, is a genetic condition that typically causes some level of learning disability and characteristic physical features.

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NHS Choices - Characteristics of Down's syndrome

(19/02/2015)

Each person with Down's syndrome is affected differently, but most people with the condition share a number of physical characteristics.

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NHS Choices - Causes of Down's syndrome

(19/02/2015)

Down's syndrome is a genetic condition that occurs as a result of an extra chromosome (chromosome 21).

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing Down's syndrome

(26/05/2015)

Screening during pregnancy can determine the likelihood of a baby being born with Down's syndrome, but in many cases the condition is only diagnosed after birth.

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NHS Choices - Living with Down's syndrome

(19/02/2015)

Having Down's syndrome, or having a child with the condition, can be challenging at times.

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NHS Choices - Complications of Down's syndrome

(19/02/2015)

Some children with Down's syndrome have very few health problems as a result of their condition. Others will need extra medical care and attention.

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NHS Choices - 'I'm going to celebrate what she can achieve'

(19/02/2015)

Richard Davis's daughter, Victoria, was born with Down's syndrome. He talks about the impact the condition has had on her and their family life.

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NHS Choices - 'She's brought an awful lot of fun into our house'

(19/02/2015)

Emily was born with Down's syndrome. Her mum, Sarah, talks about the health issues they faced and Emily's life today.

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