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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 Liver transplant

NHS Choices - Introduction

(13/02/2015)

A liver transplant is an operation to remove a diseased or damaged liver and replace it with a healthy one.

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NHS Choices - Who can have a liver transplant

(07/05/2015)

There is a strict assessment process that is used to decide who can have a liver transplant, as donated livers are scarce both in the UK and around the world.

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NHS Choices - Waiting for a liver transplant

(13/02/2015)

Due to the lack of available livers, it's rarely possible to have a liver transplant as soon as it's needed, so you'll usually be placed on a waiting list.

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NHS Choices - How a liver transplant is performed

(13/02/2015)

You will be contacted by staff at the liver transplant centre as soon as a suitable liver becomes available.

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NHS Choices - Living with a liver transplant

(13/02/2015)

Recovering from a liver transplant can be a long, slow process, but most people will eventually be able to return to most of their normal activities and have a good quality of life.

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NHS Choices - Complications of liver transplant

(13/02/2015)

Complications of a liver transplant can include rejection, an increased risk of infection, graft failure, biliary conditions and a higher risk of developing certain conditions.

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NHS Choices - 'Every day was a bonus'

(13/02/2015)

Shohanna Newman-Kidd likes dancing, running and painting rainbows, but she's had to fight hard to enjoy doing what other children take for granted.

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NHS Choices - 'The operation changed my whole life'

(13/02/2015)

When Gordon Bridewell was rushed from the West Country to London on New Year's Eve 1975 to undergo a pioneering liver transplant, he was also travelling into the record books.

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