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At H Sweeny Chemist Derry we go that extra distance to ensure we provide you with the best care possible, merging traditional pharmacy healthcare with innovative services.

We have been serving our local community for over 120 years. In that time our values have never changed, we put you, the patient first, and our friendly staff make you feel at home every time you call.

  • 20/02/2019
    Cervical cancer 'could become a thing of the past'
    "Cervical cancer could be eliminated in most countries by 2100," reports The Guardian. The headline is prompted by a new study that predicted what might happen to cervical cancer over the next 50 years. Most cases of cervical cancer are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), and there are effective vaccines that can protect people from contracting HPV.
  • 19/02/2019
    Struggling to do push-ups? You may be at risk of heart disease
    'How many push-ups you can do could predict your risk of heart disease' Metro reports
  • 14/02/2019
    Teenage cannabis use linked to depression in later life
    "Teen cannabis use is to blame for 60,000 people suffering depression in the UK," reports The Sun.
  • 13/02/2019
    Older people with depression 'less likely to be referred for psychological therapy'
    "The elderly are being fobbed off with pills for mental health problems instead of receiving therapy," claims the Mail Online, while The Daily Telegraph reports that "NHS ageism is blocking older people's access to talking therapies". The news reports, and their sensational claims, are based on a new review looking into older people's experience of seeking help for depression.
  • 12/02/2019
    Do 'heavily processed' foods increase the risk of an early death?
    "Study links heavily processed foods to risk of earlier death," reports The Guardian. Researchers reported that middle-aged French people who ate 10% more so-called "ultra-processed" food had a slightly increased chance of dying over a 7-year period compared with those who ate less. The researchers describe ultra-processed food as "food products that contain multiple ingredients that are manufactured through a multitude of industrial processes".
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