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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 Mumps

NHS Choices - Introduction

(03/10/2013)

Mumps is a contagious viral infection that used to be common in children.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of mumps

(03/04/2014)

The symptoms of mumps usually develop 14 to 25 days after a person is infected with the mumps virus (the incubation period).

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NHS Choices - Causes of mumps

(24/09/2013)

Mumps is caused by the mumps virus, which belongs to a family of viruses known as paramyxoviruses.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing mumps

(24/09/2013)

If you suspect that you or your child has mumps, it's important to see your GP for a diagnosis.

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NHS Choices - Treating mumps

(24/09/2013)

There are currently medications to specifically treat the mumps virus. Instead, treatment is focused on relieving symptoms until your body’s immune system fights off the infection.

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NHS Choices - Complications of mumps

(24/09/2013)

There are several problems that often occur with mumps. These can be worrying, but they are rarely serious and usually improve as the infection passes.

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