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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 Hepatitis A

NHS Choices - Introduction

(12/02/2015)

Hepatitis A is a type of viral liver infection uncommon in England but widespread in other parts of the world, such as Africa and India.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of hepatitis A

(25/06/2014)

Initial symptoms of hepatitis A are similar to the flu and include loss of appetite, feeling and being sick, and fatigue.

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NHS Choices - Causes of hepatitis A

(25/06/2014)

The most common cause of hepatitis A is eating food that is contaminated with the stools of an infected person as a result of poor personal hygiene.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing hepatitis A

(25/06/2014)

Your GP will be able to diagnose hepatitis A with a blood test.

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NHS Choices - Treating hepatitis A

(25/06/2014)

There is no specific treatment for hepatitis A and most people recover completely within a couple of months. It is sensible to rest and avoid fatty foods.

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NHS Choices - Complications of hepatitis A

(25/06/2014)

Complications of hepatitis A are rare and include liver failure and a build-up of bile inside the liver.

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NHS Choices - Hepatitis A vaccination

(25/06/2014)

There are three main types of Hepatitis A vaccination, which are all highly effective.

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