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Are You SunSmart?

We ask Jane Brennan from Brennan’s Life Pharmacy Donabate how to make the most of great sunny summer days whilst protecting our skin from harmful rays. Jane says “The Irish Cancer Society SunSmart program has great guidelines to keep us safe. See below for some useful tips and advice” Ways to protect your skin: Shade... Read more >

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Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes

Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes… Talk to Jane Brennan, your Hay Fever Expert in Donabate Are your eyes itchy, red or watery? Is your throat scratchy? Are you sneezing? Do you have itchy ears, nose or mouth? Do you have a blocked or runny nose? Do you wake up feeling exhausted? Hay fever can cause... Read more >

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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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Articles in Endoscopy

NHS Choices - Introduction

(14/05/2015)

An endoscopy is a procedure where the inside of your body is examined using an endoscope

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NHS Choices - Uses of an endoscopy

(30/07/2014)

An endoscopy is used to investigate unusual symptoms and to help perform types of surgery.

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NHS Choices - How an endoscopy is performed

(30/07/2014)

Most endoscopies are carried out at a local hospital, although some larger GP surgeries may offer the procedure.

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NHS Choices - Risks of an endoscopy

(30/07/2014)

An endoscopy is usually safe and the risk of complications is less than 1 in 100. Possible complications include infection and excessive bleeding.

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