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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 B

NHS Choices - Introduction

(21/05/2015)

Hepatitis B is a type of virus that can infect the liver. Chronic hepatitis B can develop without treatment, which can lead to more serious conditions.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of hepatitis B

(06/06/2014)

The vast majority of people who are infected with hepatitis B are able to fight off the virus, meaning their infection never becomes chronic (long-term).

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NHS Choices - Causes of hepatitis B

(06/06/2014)

You can become infected with hepatitis B if you are not immune (resistant) to the virus and you come into contact with infected blood or body fluids.

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NHS Choices - Treating hepatitis B

(06/06/2014)

Most people with hepatitis B recover fully in a couple of months. You may need medication if chronic hepatitis B develops.

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NHS Choices - Complications of hepatitis B

(06/06/2014)

Without treatment, about a third of people with chronic hepatitis B infection go on to develop a disease of the liver, which can be very serious.

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