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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 Pancreatitis, chronic

NHS Choices - Introduction

(26/03/2015)

Chronic pancreatitis is a condition where the pancreas becomes permanently damaged due to inflammation.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of chronic pancreatitis

(26/03/2015)

Repeated episodes of abdominal (tummy) pain are the most common symptom of chronic pancreatitis.

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NHS Choices - Causes of chronic pancreatitis

(26/03/2015)

Chronic pancreatitis is often related to long-term alcohol consumption, although no cause is identified in up to 2 in every 10 cases.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing chronic pancreatitis

(26/03/2015)

Chronic pancreatitis can usually only be diagnosed by carrying out scans of the pancreas.

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NHS Choices - Treating chronic pancreatitis

(26/03/2015)

Treatment for chronic pancreatitis aims to help control the condition and reduce any symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Complications of chronic pancreatitis

(26/03/2015)

The damage to your pancreas due to chronic pancreatitis means that further problems are relatively common.

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