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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 Macular degeneration

NHS Choices - Introduction

(24/02/2015)

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a painless eye condition that generally leads to the gradual loss of central vision but can sometimes cause a rapid reduction in vision.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of macular degeneration

(27/06/2014)

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is not a painful condition. In fact, some people do not even realise there is a problem until their symptoms become more severe.

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NHS Choices - Causes of macular degeneration

(27/06/2014)

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is caused by a problem with part of the eye called the macula. The macula is the spot at the centre of your retina.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing macular degeneration

(27/06/2014)

In some cases early age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may be detected before it begins to cause any symptoms, during a routine eye test.

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NHS Choices - Treating macular degeneration

(27/05/2015)

There is currently no cure for either type of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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NHS Choices - Complications of macular degeneration

(27/06/2014)

Being told that you have age-related macular degeneration (AMD) can be frustrating, as simple everyday tasks, such as reading, become more difficult.

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NHS Choices - 'Giving up driving was hard. A part of my independence had gone'

(27/06/2014)

Barbara Watson talks about how age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affected her

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