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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 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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