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Are You SunSmart?

We ask Jane Brennan from Brennan’s Life Pharmacy Donabate how to make the most of great sunny summer days whilst protecting our skin from harmful rays. Jane says “The Irish Cancer Society SunSmart program has great guidelines to keep us safe. See below for some useful tips and advice” Ways to protect your skin: Shade... Read more >

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Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes

Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes… Talk to Jane Brennan, your Hay Fever Expert in Donabate Are your eyes itchy, red or watery? Is your throat scratchy? Are you sneezing? Do you have itchy ears, nose or mouth? Do you have a blocked or runny nose? Do you wake up feeling exhausted? Hay fever can cause... Read more >

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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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Articles in Huntington's disease

NHS Choices - Introduction

(17/11/2014)

Huntington's disease is an inherited condition that damages certain nerve cells in the brain.

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NHS Choices - Features of Huntington's disease

(17/11/2014)

The symptoms of Huntington's disease can include psychiatric problems and difficulties with behaviour, feeding, communication and movement.

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NHS Choices - The cause of Huntington's disease

(17/11/2014)

Huntington's disease is caused by a faulty gene that runs in families.

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NHS Choices - Treating Huntington's disease

(17/11/2014)

There's currently no cure for Huntington's disease, but medication, including antidepressants, can help manage some of the symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Living with Huntington's disease

(17/11/2014)

Help is available to assist people with Huntington's disease in their day-to-day living. This might include physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy.

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