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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 Undescended testicles

NHS Choices - Introduction

(02/04/2014)

Undescended testicles are a common childhood condition where a boy is born without one or both testicles in their scrotum.

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NHS Choices - Causes of undescended testicles

(28/01/2014)

It's not known exactly what causes undescended testicles, but they are thought to occur if something disrupts the normal development of the testicles.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing undescended testicles

(28/01/2014)

Undescended testicles are usually diagnosed soon after the baby is born or during a routine check-up when they are 6-8 weeks old.

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NHS Choices - Treating undescended testicles

(28/01/2014)

Undescended testicles will usually move down into the scrotum naturally by the time your child is 3-6 months old.

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NHS Choices - 'He was bouncing around the day after the operation'

(03/04/2014)

When he was two years old, James Addison had two operations for undescended testicles, says his mother, Laura.

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