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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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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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Articles in Bird flu

NHS Choices - Introduction

(21/11/2014)

Bird flu, or avian flu, is an infectious viral illness that spreads among birds. In rare cases it can affect humans.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of bird flu

(31/01/2014)

The symptoms of bird flu (avian flu) in humans are similar to those of other types of flu.

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NHS Choices - How bird flu spreads

(31/01/2014)

It's possible for humans to catch bird flu (avian flu) after coming into close contact with live infected birds.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing bird flu

(31/01/2014)

To date there have been no cases of people with bird flu (avian flu) in the UK. However, plans are in place to manage any suspected cases that may arise.

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NHS Choices - Treating avian flu

(31/01/2014)

People who have suspected symptoms of bird flu (avian flu) will be advised to stay at home or will be cared for in hospital in isolation from other patients.

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NHS Choices - Preventing bird flu

(31/01/2014)

As the bird flu (avian flu) virus is carried by birds, it is very difficult to prevent it spreading.

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