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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 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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