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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 Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

NHS Choices - Introduction

(03/04/2014)

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is an uncommon cancer that develops in the lymphatic system, which is a network of vessels and glands spread throughout your body.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

(03/04/2014)

The most common symptom of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a painless swelling in a lymph node, usually in the neck, armpit or groin.

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NHS Choices - Causes of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

(03/04/2014)

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is caused by a change (mutation) in the DNA of white blood cells called lymphocytes, although the exact reason why this happens is not known.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing non-Hodgkin lymphoma

(03/04/2014)

If you see your GP with symptoms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, they will ask about your health and carry out a simple physical examination.

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NHS Choices - Treating non-Hodgkin lymphoma

(03/04/2014)

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is usually treated with cancer-killing medication or radiotherapy, although some people may not need treatment straight away.

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NHS Choices - Complications of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

(03/04/2014)

Some people treated for non-Hodgkin lymphoma experience long-term problems, even if they have been cured.

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