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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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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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Articles in Head injury, severe

NHS Choices - Introduction

(15/12/2014)

Severe head injuries require immediate medical attention because there is a risk of potentially serious damage to the brain.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of a severe head injury

(03/04/2014)

If a severe head injury is not correctly treated, it can cause serious brain damage.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing a severe head injury

(03/04/2014)

Someone with a severe head injury should always be seen in an emergency department.

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NHS Choices - Treating a severe head injury

(03/04/2014)

A severe head injury must always be treated in hospital to minimise the risk of complications.

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NHS Choices - Recovering from a severe head injury

(07/02/2014)

When your doctor discharges you from hospital, they will give you advice to help your recovery when you return home.

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NHS Choices - Complications of a severe head injury

(07/02/2014)

Severe head injuries can cause serious complications. This is mainly because a serious injury can damage the brain, sometimes permanently.

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NHS Choices - Preventing a severe head injury

(09/10/2014)

Many head injuries are the result of accidents that are difficult to predict or avoid. However, there are some ways to reduce your risk.

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