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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 Peritonitis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(23/03/2015)

Peritonitis is the inflammation of the thin layer of tissue that lines the inside of the abdomen (tummy) called the peritoneum.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of peritonitis

(23/03/2015)

Abdominal (tummy) pain is one of the main symptoms of peritonitis.

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NHS Choices - Causes of peritonitis

(23/03/2015)

Peritonitis occurs when the peritoneum becomes infected with bacteria or fungi.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing peritonitis

(23/03/2015)

Peritonitis can often be diagnosed after a physical examination and some further tests.

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NHS Choices - Treating peritonitis

(23/03/2015)

If you're diagnosed with peritonitis, you will probably be admitted to hospital so you can be carefully monitored.

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NHS Choices - Complications of peritonitis

(23/03/2015)

Serious complications of peritonitis can occur if the infection spreads into other parts of the body.

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