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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 Pre-eclampsia

NHS Choices - Causes of pre-eclampsia

(17/04/2014)

The cause of pre-eclampsia is not fully understood. However, it is thought that the placenta does not develop properly because of a problem with the blood vessels supplying it.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing pre-eclampsia

(14/10/2013)

Although you will not usually notice the early signs of pre-eclampsia, the condition can easily be diagnosed.

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NHS Choices - Treating pre-eclampsia

(08/10/2014)

Pre-eclampsia can only be cured by delivering the baby. If you have pre-eclampsia, you will be closely monitored until it is possible to deliver the baby.

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NHS Choices - Complications of pre-eclampsia

(17/04/2014)

Although they are rare, a number of complications can develop if pre-eclampsia is not diagnosed and monitored.

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