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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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World Diabetes Day – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, which aims to draw attention to the condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent in both young and old generations. To support this cause, selected Life Pharmacies are offering FREE Diabetes Care & Blood Glucose Screening to Life Loyalty customers when they swipe their loyalty cards from November 14th to 21st. What is Diabetes?... Read more >

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Men’s Health – Ask a Pharmacist with Vincent Dempsey

Life Pharmacy’s Vincent Dempsey tackles some commonly asked questions about men’s health – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 7 November 2018. Movember is upon us once again, which signals the time to put down your razor. But what most people see as a great excuse not to shave is actually a really important movement... Read more >

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Articles in IVF

NHS Choices - Introduction

(14/05/2015)

In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is one of several techniques available to help couples with fertility problems to have a baby.

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NHS Choices - Getting started

(14/05/2015)

If you're having problems getting pregnant, see your GP. They will look at your medical history and give you a physical examination.

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NHS Choices - How IVF is performed

(25/02/2015)

Find out how IVF is performed, including suppressing the menstrual cycle, collecting and fertilising the eggs, and embryo transfer. Plus information on other techniques.

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NHS Choices - Risks of IVF

(15/10/2013)

Learn about the risks associated with IVF, including ectopic pregnancy, multiple births and ovarian hyperstimulation.

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NHS Choices - Support during IVF

(15/10/2013)

Find out where to get support and counselling if you are undergoing IVF treatment, including talking to people who have had a similar experience.

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