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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 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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