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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 Motor neurone disease

NHS Choices - Introduction

(04/02/2015)

Motor neurone disease is a rare condition where parts of the nervous system become damaged. This causes progressive weakness, usually with muscle wasting.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of motor neurone disease

(04/02/2015)

The symptoms of motor neurone disease can be varied to begin with, before getting progressively more widespread.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing motor neurone disease

(04/02/2015)

See your GP if you experience the initial symptoms of motor neurone disease, such as a weakened grip or weakness in your shoulder, ankle or hip.

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NHS Choices - Treating motor neurone disease

(04/02/2015)

There's no cure for motor neurone disease, but treatment can help relieve symptoms and help to slow down the condition's progression.

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