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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 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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