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Cold & Flu – Ask A Pharmacist with Anne Smyth

Life Pharmacy’s Anne Smyth answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 5 December 2018. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? It’s a time of year when our immune systems need to be at its best. My advice is to be... Read more >

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World Diabetes Day – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, which aims to draw attention to the condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent in both young and old generations. To support this cause, selected Life Pharmacies are offering FREE Diabetes Care & Blood Glucose Screening to Life Loyalty customers when they swipe their loyalty cards from November 14th to 21st. What is Diabetes?... Read more >

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Men’s Health – Ask a Pharmacist with Vincent Dempsey

Life Pharmacy’s Vincent Dempsey tackles some commonly asked questions about men’s health – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 7 November 2018. Movember is upon us once again, which signals the time to put down your razor. But what most people see as a great excuse not to shave is actually a really important movement... Read more >

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Articles in Typhoid fever

NHS Choices - Introduction

(10/02/2014)

Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection that can spread throughout the body, involving multiple organs. Without prompt treatment, it can be fatal.

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NHS Choices - Causes of typhoid fever

(10/02/2014)

Typhoid fever is caused by a type of bacteria called Salmonella typhi.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing typhoid fever

(10/02/2014)

You should see your GP if you think you have typhoid fever, particularly if you have recently returned from travelling abroad.

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NHS Choices - Treating typhoid fever

(05/03/2015)

Typhoid fever can usually be successfully treated with a course of antibiotic medication.

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NHS Choices - Typhoid fever vaccination

(12/12/2014)

Vaccination against typhoid fever is recommended if you are travelling to parts of the world where the condition is common.

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NHS Choices - 'I was lucky to survive without long-term problems'

(20/10/2013)

Dominic Aguiar developed typhoid during a trip to India. He says it was lack of planning that caused the infection.

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