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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 Dyslexia

NHS Choices - Introduction

(11/12/2014)

Dyslexia is a common type of specific learning difficulty that mainly affects the skills involved in the reading and spelling of words.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of dyslexia

(10/03/2014)

The symptoms of dyslexia can differ from person to person, and each person with the condition will have a unique pattern of strengths and weaknesses.

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NHS Choices - Causes of dyslexia

(06/03/2014)

There are several theories about the causes of dyslexia, but it is generally accepted to be a condition passed on through families.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing dyslexia

(10/03/2014)

The earlier a child with dyslexia is diagnosed, the more effective their treatment is likely to be.

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NHS Choices - Treating dyslexia

(10/03/2014)

While dyslexia is a lifelong problem, there is a range of specialist educational interventions that can help children with dyslexia with their reading and writing.

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