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How to use a spacer device with your inhaler
How to use a spacer device with your inhaler
Most medications for relieving asthma are very effective when inhaled because the product reaches deep into the lungs directly. However, some people find it difficult to use aerosols or metered-dose inhalers.
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How to use a nebuliser
How to use a nebuliser
Most medications for relieving asthma are very effective when inhaled because the product reaches the bronchi directly. However, it is very important to follow the directions for correct use of the equipment for administering the medication.
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How to recognise the approach of menopause?
 How to recognise the approach of menopause?
Menopause does not develop suddenly. It is preceded by a period of irregular cycles (pre-menopause).
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Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones which makes the skeleton fragile. Early diagnosis is important as it limits the consequences and in particular the risk of bone fractures.
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Causes of shoulder pain
Causes of shoulder pain
Arthritis of the shoulder is an inflammation of the joint. It causes pain which occurs either at rest, or is provoked by certain movements.
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How to use a metered-dose inhaler
How to use a metered-dose inhaler
Most medications for relieving asthma are very effective when inhaled because the product reaches the bronchi directly. However, it is very important to follow the instructions for the correct use of this medication.
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Food Allergies
Food Allergies
This site is intended as a guide to assist those who, through their work, encounter children and families affected by food allergy. The guidelines contained on this site are intended for use by healthcare professionals. Their aim is to help in diagnosing suspected food allergy in the community and hospital.
http://ifan.ie
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Irish Nutrition & Food
Irish Nutrition & Food
The Irish Nutrition & Dietetic Institute (INDI) is the professional organisation for clinical nutritionists/dietitians in Ireland. Founded in 1968, the Institute has grown steadily and it now represents clinical nutritionists/dietitians throughout Ireland as well as having members world-wide. Dietitians apply knowledge of food, nutrition and other related disciplines such as biochemistry, physiology and social science to promote health, prevent disease and aid in the management of illness.
http://indi.ie
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Diabetes
Diabetes
How can we help? Type 1 diabetes resources Type 2 diabetes resources Have you just been diagnosed? Children with diabetes Are you at risk?  
http://diabetes.org.uk
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Diabetes
Diabetes
Diabetes – Are you at Risk? The number of people with diabetes in Ireland is growing rapidly. At present there are an estimated 191,000 people with the condition with approximately 30,000 of these undiagnosed. Knowing the symptoms and risk factors for diabetes is important as non-diagnosis can seriously affect your quality of life. Undiagnosed or poorly controlled diabetes can cause damage 
http://www.diabetes.ie
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Merck Manual of Medical Information (Home edition)

The Home edition of The Merck Manual of Medical Information is based on the world's most widely used textbook of medicine, but written in everyday language by around 300 outstanding contributors.
Merck Manual of Medical Information (Home edition)
The book covers many difficult medical concepts, but is written in everyday language.
Merck Manual Home Edition


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