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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 Leukaemia, chronic lymphocytic

NHS Choices - Introduction

(27/02/2015)

Leukaemia is cancer of the white blood cells. Chronic leukaemia tends to progress slowly over the course of many years.

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NHS Choices - Causes of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

(13/08/2014)

It's not known what causes most cases of leukaemia. However, there are many risk factors that are known to increase your chances of getting chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

(13/08/2014)

Most cases of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia are discovered during unrelated routine blood tests.

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NHS Choices - Treating chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

(04/12/2014)

Treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia will depend on the condition's stage at diagnosis. Your age and overall level of health and fitness will also be considered.

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NHS Choices - Complications of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

(13/08/2014)

Increased vulnerability to secondary infections is one of the main complications of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.

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