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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 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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