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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 Lazy eye

NHS Choices - Introduction

(23/04/2014)

A lazy eye, also known as amblyopia, is a childhood condition that occurs when the vision in one eye does not develop properly.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of lazy eye

(23/04/2014)

Younger children may be unaware that their vision is impaired, so the only noticeable symptoms of a lazy eye may be related to an underlying condition.

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NHS Choices - Causes of lazy eye

(23/04/2014)

A lazy eye is caused when something, such as a squint, disrupts the normal development of your child's vision.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing lazy eye

(23/04/2014)

A lazy eye (amblyopia) ideally needs to be diagnosed and treated as early as possible, preferably before a child is six years of age.

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NHS Choices - Treating lazy eye

(23/04/2014)

The two main treatment options for lazy eye are treating any underlying eye problems and encouraging the use of the affected eye.

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