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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 Threadworms

NHS Choices - Introduction

(13/02/2014)

Threadworms, also known as pinworms, are the most common worm infection in the UK and they are particularly common in young children.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of threadworms

(09/10/2013)

Threadworms do not always cause symptoms, but symptoms can include intense itching around the anus or vagina (in girls) and disturbed sleep and irritability.

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NHS Choices - Treating threadworms

(10/02/2014)

To successfully treat threadworms, all household members must be treated, even if they have no symptoms.

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