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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 Urinary tract infection, children

NHS Choices - Introduction

(23/06/2014)

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are fairly common, but not usually serious, and can be effectively treated with antibiotics.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of UTIs in children

(23/06/2014)

It can be difficult to tell whether a child has a urinary tract infection (UTI), because the symptoms can be vague and young children cannot easily communicate how they feel.

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NHS Choices - Causes of UTIs in children

(23/06/2014)

Most urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children are caused by bacteria that normally live in the digestive system getting into the urethra.

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NHS Choices - Treating UTIs in children

(23/06/2014)

Most urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children can be effectively treated with antibiotic medication.

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NHS Choices - Preventing UTIs in children

(23/06/2014)

It isn't possible to prevent all childhood urinary tract infections (UTIs), but there are some things you can do to reduce the risk of your child getting one.

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