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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 MRSA infection

NHS Choices - Introduction

(23/08/2013)

MRSA (meticillin-resistant staphylococcus aureusis) a type of bacterial infection that is resistant to a number of widely used antibiotics.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of MRSA infection

(23/08/2013)

Symptoms of an MRSA infection depend on what part of the body is infected. Many people carry MRSA bacteria inside their nose but will never experience any symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Causes of MRSA infection

(23/08/2013)

MRSA is caused by strains of bacteria that have developed resistance to a number of widely used antibiotics.

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NHS Choices - Treating MRSA infection

(23/08/2013)

If you are diagnosed with an MRSA infection, your recommended treatment plan will depend on several factors, such as the type of infection you have.

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NHS Choices - Preventing MRSA infection

(27/09/2013)

If you're a patient, visitor or member of staff in a hospital, taking simple hygiene measures can help stop MRSA infection.

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