Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Spas and jacuzzis are growing in popularity around Mallorca thanks to HotSprings Spas

WHEN it comes to spas and Hot Tubs there is not much David can’t tell you. Mallorca’s top agent for world-leading American company HotSpring Spas,...

Costa del Sol hospital enjoys record month for organ donations

THE Costa de Sol Hospital had a record month for organ donations in May. Four donations during the month meant doctors were able to provide...

Water-resistant sun cream not as strong as manufacturers claim

YOU might want to think again if you think your water-resistant sun cream doesn’t need reapplying. A new study by British media group Which? has...

Rising temperatures to have huge impact on Spanish jobs

WEATHER-related sick days costs the Spanish economy €360 million per year, a pioneering study has found. Researchers at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)...

We’re only human… just

OUR bodies are covered in microscopic creatures, including bacteria, viruses and fungi. Not surprisingly the vast majority of this microscopic life resides in our...

Hundreds of new Mallorca restaurant inspections to take place in crackdown

MALLORCA’S health inspectors are getting tough. In an island-wide crackdown, they will be undertaking hundreds more random inspections this year. In a bid to increase food...

DOSE OF REALITY: Campaign to regulate lethal painkiller Nolotil gathers momentum in Spain

The Olive Press speaks to relatives of victims and campaigners about their hopes of regulating the controversial drug

Brit rushed to hospital after falling down Spanish cliff while taking selfie

A BRITISH tourist is in ‘serious condition’ in hospital after falling down a cliff while taking a selfie. The unnamed 38-year-old holidaymaker is believed to...

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.
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