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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 Ectopic pregnancy

NHS Choices - Introduction

(10/04/2014)

An ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilised egg implants itself outside of the womb, usually in one of the fallopian tubes. This means the egg will not develop into a baby.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

Symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy include abnormal vaginal bleeding and abdominal pain, typically just in one side, which can range from mild to severe.

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NHS Choices - Causes of ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

Risk factors for an ectopic pregnancy include having a history of pelvic inflammatory disease and previous surgery to the fallopian tubes.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

A transvaginal (through the vagina) ultrasound scan is sometimes used to diagnose an ectopic pregnancy.

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NHS Choices - Treating ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

The baby cannot be saved in an ectopic pregnancy.

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NHS Choices - Complications of ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

To avoid complications, it is important that an ectopic pregnancy is diagnosed as early as possible.

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NHS Choices - Preventing ectopic pregnancy

(10/04/2014)

You cannot always prevent ectopic pregnancy from occurring, but you can reduce your risk by protecting yourself against pelvic inflammatory disease.

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