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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 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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