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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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NHS Choices - Introduction

(19/01/2015)

Rubella (also known as german measles) is a viral infection that used to be common in children. It is usually a mild condition.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of rubella

(03/03/2014)

The symptoms of rubella usually take two 2-3 weeks to develop after infection. This time is called the incubation period.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing rubella

(02/06/2015)

If you suspect that you or your child have rubella, phone your GP surgery or NHS 111 straight away for advice.

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NHS Choices - Treating rubella

(03/03/2014)

There is no specific treatment for rubella. The condition is usually mild and improves without treatment within 7-10 days.

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NHS Choices - Complications of rubella

(03/03/2014)

Serious complications of rubella are very rare, particularly since the MMR vaccine was introduced.

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NHS Choices - Preventing rubella

(02/06/2015)

The best way to avoid catching rubella is to be immunised with the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine.

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