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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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Wheezing or Sneezing? Ask A Pharmacist with Jane Brennan

Jane Brennan of Life Pharmacy Donabate answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? Flu and the common cold circulate more at this time of year especially in areas with larger groups, for example in workplaces and schools. It’s not too late to get... Read more >

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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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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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