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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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World Diabetes Day – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, which aims to draw attention to the condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent in both young and old generations. To support this cause, selected Life Pharmacies are offering FREE Diabetes Care & Blood Glucose Screening to Life Loyalty customers when they swipe their loyalty cards from November 14th to 21st. What is Diabetes?... Read more >

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Men’s Health – Ask a Pharmacist with Vincent Dempsey

Life Pharmacy’s Vincent Dempsey tackles some commonly asked questions about men’s health – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 7 November 2018. Movember is upon us once again, which signals the time to put down your razor. But what most people see as a great excuse not to shave is actually a really important movement... Read more >

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Articles in Haemophilia

NHS Choices - Introduction

(17/04/2015)

Haemophilia is an inherited condition that affects the blood's ability to clot.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of haemophilia

(17/04/2015)

The symptoms of haemophilia vary, depending on how severe the condition is, but the main sign is prolonged bleeding.

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NHS Choices - Causes of haemophilia

(17/04/2015)

Haemophilia is caused by an inherited genetic mutation that mainly affects males, due to the way it's passed from a parent to their child.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing haemophilia

(17/04/2015)

Haemophilia can be diagnosed before, during or after birth if there's a family history of the condition. Several options are available to parents.

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NHS Choices - Treating haemophilia

(17/04/2015)

If your child is diagnosed with haemophilia, their recommended treatment plan will depend on how severe their haemophilia is.

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NHS Choices - Complications of haemophilia

(17/04/2015)

Haemophilia may lead to a number of problems that require further treatment.

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