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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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Wheezing or Sneezing? Ask A Pharmacist with Jane Brennan

Jane Brennan of Life Pharmacy Donabate answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? Flu and the common cold circulate more at this time of year especially in areas with larger groups, for example in workplaces and schools. It’s not too late to get... Read more >

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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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Articles in Lymphoma, Hodgkin

NHS Choices - Introduction

(06/02/2014)

Hodgkin lymphoma is an uncommon cancer that develops in the lymphatic system, which is a network of vessels and glands spread throughout your body.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of Hodgkin lymphoma

(06/02/2014)

The most common symptom of Hodgkin lymphoma is a swelling in the neck, armpit or groin. The swelling is usually painless, although some people find that it aches.

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NHS Choices - Causes of Hodgkin lymphoma

(06/02/2014)

Hodgkin lymphoma is caused by a change (mutation) in the DNA of a type of white blood cell called B lymphocytes, although the exact reason why this happens is not known.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing Hodgkin lymphoma

(06/02/2014)

If you see your GP with symptoms of Hodgkin lymphoma, they will ask about your health and carry out a simple physical examination.

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NHS Choices - Treating Hodgkin lymphoma

(06/02/2014)

Hodgkin lymphoma can usually be treated successfully with chemotherapy alone, or chemotherapy followed by radiotherapy.

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NHS Choices - Complications of Hodgkin lymphoma

(05/02/2014)

Some people treated for Hodgkin lymphoma experience long-term problems, even if they have been cured.

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