Monday, December 17, 2018

Plague of poisonous caterpillars leaves hundreds of cyclists needing emergency care in Sevilla

Processionary caterpillars have been wreaking havoc across Andalucia

Spanish nurses join the ranks of foreign recruits fleeing the NHS after just months in the job

The language barrier, trouble adjusting and the weather force hundreds to return home

Expat drivers in Spain required to take medical test

A new directive will mean people driving on a UK licence will be forced to undergo a sight, hearing and co-ordination test

EXCLUSIVE: Ashya King documentary in the making

Brother Naveed King confirms Ashya story is to be told by Zero Productions

Health cuts see more than one million people to lose medical cover in 2015

Spain's Finance Ministry has slashed list of covered doctors and hospitals

Spanish civil servants set to lose out on public healthcare

Triggered by cuts in hospitals and doctors paid by Muface

Walnuts could save your sanity

Walnuts, widely grown in Andalucia, have been revealed to significantly boost memory power

Spain introduces FGM protocols

Central and regional governments have given the green light to the protocol, which outlines a comprehensive strategy for detecting, treating and preventing FGM in Spain

Europe expected to give green light to GM crops in vote

Spain and UK backing the change in today's vote

Spain’s high-speed AVE rail to transport donated organs

The agreement will be trialled with crossover organ donors

Once bitten, twice shy

A new book by Dr Vejay Singh – aka Dr Venom – trawls a terrifying list of creepy crawlies found in Andalucía and offers symptoms and treatments. Wendy Williams meets the man and picks out some of the nastiest nasties

Welsh NHS forced to employ 70 Spanish nurses over Skype

NHS shortages in Wales have forced bosses to recruit nurses from abroad

‘Cancer’ mast finally comes down in Spain

Vodafone loses battle to keep mobile phone mast in Benajarafe after tumour rates soar

Massage therapy on rise in Spain

Complimentary health technique used to treat a wide range of ailments

Swine flu epidemic hits Andalucia

Five have died in one week in Malaga province as Andalucia feels the effects of swine flu

Spain tops energy drinks market as it emerges they ‘can make children pile on pounds´

The drinks can also cause seizures, diabetes and heart problems

Skin cancer rates in Spain rise alarmingly

Victims appear to be getting younger, with those in their late twenties the most affected group

Putting SimpleCare to the test

The Olive Press’ Commercial Director Dale Nottingham tries out an affordable private health scheme

Spanish smokers shun ‘magic wand’ e-cigarettes

Spain's venture into the world of e-cigarettes is going up in a puff of smoke.

E-cigs “no safer than the real thing”

Spanish study reveals electronic cigarettes inhibit lung function just as much as regular cigarettes

Study shows women are more emotionally intelligent than men

A study based on conversations between 65 Spanish parents and their children reveals a pattern that leads to higher emotional fluency in women

HIV and AIDS on the rise in Malaga

More than 4,000 people are currently being treated for HIV / AIDS in Malaga

Ask the Optician: Why should I have an eye test?

Leighton Griffiths from Specsavers Marbella explains the importance of regular eye tests

‘I was duped by a clinic’

British woman claims she was conned out of 10,000 euros for failed egg donation at a fertility clinic

Knock that cold into touch in Spain

Continuing our series on the herbs of Andalucia, Sue Rodgers looks at herbal antibiotics

Expat scientist’s book says we should eat more chocolate and drink more coffee to live for longer

A Dutch Doctor living in Marbella has released a book titled 'Living a Century or More'
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