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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 Psoriasis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(28/05/2015)

Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes red, flaky, crusty patches of skin covered with silvery scales.

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NHS Choices - Causes of psoriasis

(04/02/2014)

Psoriasis occurs when skin cells are replaced more quickly than usual. It is not known exactly why this happens.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing psoriasis

(31/08/2013)

Usually, your doctor will make a diagnosis of psoriasis based on the appearance of your skin. There is no blood test for psoriasis.

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NHS Choices - Treating psoriasis

(28/05/2015)

Treatment for psoriasis usually helps to keep the condition under control and most people can be treated by their GP.

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NHS Choices - Living with psoriasis

(10/09/2014)

Although psoriasis is just a minor irritation for some people, the condition can sometimes have a significant impact on your life.

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NHS Choices - ‘The ointments made me smell like a newly paved road’

(31/08/2013)

Ray, 69, has been chairman of The Psoriasis Association for the last 33 years. He's lived with psoriasis since he was 14 and continues to treat it with coal-tar medication.

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