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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 Stomach removal surgery

NHS Choices - Introduction

(26/01/2015)

A gastrectomy is a medical procedure that involves surgically removing all or part of the stomach.

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NHS Choices - Why a gastrectomy is carried out

(26/01/2015)

A gastrectomy can be used to treat a variety of conditions, including obesity and some types of cancer.

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NHS Choices - How a gastrectomy is performed

(26/01/2015)

There are different types of gastrectomy, depending on which part of your stomach needs to be removed.

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NHS Choices - Recovering from gastrectomy

(26/01/2015)

A gastrectomy is a serious operation and recovery can take a long time.

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NHS Choices - Complications of gastrectomy

(26/01/2015)

As with any type of surgery, a gastrectomy carries a risk of complications. Problems can also occur due to changes in the way you digest food.

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