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Are You SunSmart?

We ask Jane Brennan from Brennan’s Life Pharmacy Donabate how to make the most of great sunny summer days whilst protecting our skin from harmful rays. Jane says “The Irish Cancer Society SunSmart program has great guidelines to keep us safe. See below for some useful tips and advice” Ways to protect your skin: Shade... Read more >

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Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes

Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes… Talk to Jane Brennan, your Hay Fever Expert in Donabate Are your eyes itchy, red or watery? Is your throat scratchy? Are you sneezing? Do you have itchy ears, nose or mouth? Do you have a blocked or runny nose? Do you wake up feeling exhausted? Hay fever can cause... Read more >

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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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Articles in Spinal muscular atrophy

NHS Choices - Introduction

(06/05/2015)

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disease that causes muscle weakness and progressive loss of movement.

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NHS Choices - Types of spinal muscular atrophy

(06/05/2015)

There are several different types of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), depending on when symptoms develop and how severe they are.

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NHS Choices - Causes of spinal muscular atrophy

(06/05/2015)

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is caused by faulty genes. Most cases are passed on to a child by their parents.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing spinal muscular atrophy

(06/05/2015)

Tests for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) can be carried out before, during and after pregnancy.

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NHS Choices - Treating spinal muscular atrophy

(06/05/2015)

Treatment and support is available to help manage the symptoms of SMA and provide the best possible quality of life. It's not currently possible to treat the underlying genetic fault that causes SMA.

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