Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Experts in Spain warn of ‘grave consequences’ in rise of pseudo-therapies like homeopathy and reiki

EXPERTS in Spain have warned of 'grave consequences' following a rise in the use of pseudo-therapies like homeopathy and reiki.  It comes after a Sociological...

EXCLUSIVE: Southern Spain hospitals in British expat hotspot issue warning for ‘lethal’ painkiller Nolotil

After the drug claimed countless lives, a health network on the Costa Blanca has issued a recommendation to its medical staff to avoid prescribing Nolotil to Anglo Saxon and Scandinavian expats

Drinking excessively could take up to FIVE years off your life

DRINKING above UK alcohol guidelines could take years off your life, a new study has found. The huge analysis of 600,000 drinkers in 19...

What to do if you are stung by a jellyfish in Spain

WITH the news that potentially lethal Man-o-war 'jellyfish' are back on the Costa del Sol, it's important to know what to do and what...

British expat family in Andalucia appeal to get builder dad diagnosed with MS to Russia for stem cell treatment

A BRITISH expat family have launched a fundraising appeal for the father to receive potentially life-changing treatment for his Multiple Sclerosis in Russia.  Paul Morrison, who...

WARNING: Mussels in Spain containing norovirus distributed to Andalucia, dozens infected

SOME 39 people have become infected by norovirus after eating contaminated frozen mussels.  The outbreak  occured in Valencia, but the infected batch had already been...

Skin cancer operations increased by 30% on Costa del Sol last year

The region has some of the highest rates of skin cancer in Europe

‘Don’t feed the monster’ campaign going strong as wipes are causing serious damage to sewer systems

A CAMPAIGN titled 'Don't Feed the Monster' has spread across Mallorca, aiming to prevent wipes from being flushed down toilets and washed up on...

Acupunture treatment using live bees which was touted by Gwyneth Paltrow kills woman in Spain

Paltrow and other proponents claim that insect venom can relieve inflammation, arthritis, generalized pain, scarring, and skin issues

Eight firemen and police called to help move obese 300 kilo man from Malaga home

He had called daily for emergency services to help him move

UK among most unhealthy countries to raise child in Western world, new study finds

The British have one of the lowest breastfeeding rates and among the highest obesity rates

Doctor called in to help podgy population lose weight in a Spanish town

A SPANISH town is full of so many fat people that a doctor has been drafted in to help them shed the weight. Naron...

Flu pandemic in Spain leads to rising death toll

THE number of people in Spain who have died from the flu has risen dramatically. In what is proving to be the deadliest season of...

Spanish hospitals charging tourists double for care in Barcelona

Shockingly, not even the Hospital de Sant Pau (pictured) know what they are charging the ICPA, which could be in the millions.

Walking Can Help You Reduce Your Hospital Readmission Rate for Cancer: Here’s How

Cancer is difficult to recover from. Aggressive forms of cancer like mesothelioma can make you feel fatigued all the time. It can be tempting...

WINTER IS COMING: So you better wrap up or face the cold

It even snowed on the beach in Barcelona and I’m surprised that Carles Puigdemont didn’t blame that as some sort of underhand tactic by Madrid, ‘freezing out’ an independent Catalunya.

Madrid’s firefighters go green to reduce pollution in the city

It is estimated the move will save €18,000 and reduce emissions by 50 tonnes while the total cost of the fleet came in at €660,000.

Sierra de las Nieves moves one step closer to becoming national park

The park is home to the largest population of Spanish firs in Andalusia and more than 150 species of birds.

WATCH: Drunk Spanish man rides a donkey through village in Caceres

Bernabé the donkey, was forced through the packed, cobbled streets of the village while throngs of people surrounded the animal.

Girl, 10, dies from suspected meningitis in Andalucia, the region’s second death from the disease in under a month

  A 10-YEAR-OLD girl has died from suspected meningitis in Andalucia. The young girl died at the SAS hospital in Jerez, Cadiz, and if confirmed, she...

Man in Spain rescued after spending eight days trapped in snow-covered hut

But the snow meant officers had to ski down to the hut because it was too thick to land nearby to rescue the stranded man.  

Balearic Islands propose limiting the number of cars to cope with tourism

Formentera town hall say the draft bill will limit the number of cars in circulation and cap the number of rental cars and motorbikes.

Malaga Football Club players have residence fumigated after scabies outbreak

A RESIDENCE housing Malaga FC players has been fumigated following an outbreak of scabies.  At least two students in the Andalucian Residence, on Calle Julio...

Spain is third European country to carry out baby heart transplant

The Gregorio Maranon Hospital carried out the operation, despite the donor and child having incompatible blood types.

Seven Spanish traditions of extreme animal torture that MUST be stopped

Below we have rounded up seven of the country’s most sickening practices which must be stopped.

Cocaine seizures in Spain more than double in just ONE year

This is an incredible 40% of all cocaine captured in Europe, the interior ministry revealed.
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