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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 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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