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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 Knee surgery, anterior cruciate ligament

NHS Choices - Introduction

(09/10/2014)

If you tear the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in your knee, you may need to have reconstructive surgery.

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NHS Choices - Deciding to have surgery

(15/11/2013)

The decision to have knee surgery will depend on the extent of damage to your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and whether it affects your quality of life.

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NHS Choices - Preparing for knee surgery

(15/11/2013)

Before having knee surgery, you may need to wait for any swelling to go down and the full range of movement to return to your knee.

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NHS Choices - How knee surgery is performed

(13/11/2014)

A number of methods can be used to reconstruct an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). A tendon from elsewhere in the body is often used to replace the damaged ACL.

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NHS Choices - Risks of knee surgery

(15/11/2013)

In over 80% of cases, surgery to repair an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) fully restores the functioning of the knee.

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NHS Choices - Recovering from knee surgery

(15/11/2013)

Recovering from anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) knee surgery can take up to a year.

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