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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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Wheezing or Sneezing? Ask A Pharmacist with Jane Brennan

Jane Brennan of Life Pharmacy Donabate answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? Flu and the common cold circulate more at this time of year especially in areas with larger groups, for example in workplaces and schools. It’s not too late to get... Read more >

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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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Articles in Mucositis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(09/01/2015)

Mucositis is a condition that causes pain and inflammation of the surface of the mucous membrane.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of mucositis

(19/05/2015)

The symptoms of mucositis depend on whether your mouth or digestive system is affected.

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NHS Choices - Causes of mucositis

(09/01/2015)

Mucositis is usually a side effect of cancer treatment.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing mucositis

(09/01/2015)

Mucositis can usually be diagnosed after a physical examination and a description of your symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Treating mucositis

(09/01/2015)

There is no single treatment for mucositis, as it largely depends on which type of mucositis you have and exactly what caused it.

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NHS Choices - Complications of mucositis

(09/01/2015)

Oral mucositis and gastrointestinal mucositis can sometimes lead to other problems.

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NHS Choices - Preventing mucositis

(09/01/2015)

Some treatments can be taken before you receive cancer therapy to try to reduce the severity and duration of mucositis.

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