Thursday, December 12, 2019

Specsavers launches ‘food for those in need’ campaign on Spain’s Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca and in Mallorca

Bancosol are particularly in need of the following non-perishable foods – oil, milk, tinned foods and meals, beans and pulses

Slender Health Nutrition is the Costa del Sol company specialising in diabetes management, menopause management and weight loss

Slender Health Nutrition also offers help with digestive issues, hormonal problems, skin problems, fatigue, sleep problems and much more

Chorizo ban at Spain’s biggest car manufacturer SEAT cuts cardiovascular health risks for 600 staff

Each participant was also given five litres of virgin olive oil a month and 30 grams of nuts a day, in a bid to follow the Mediterranean diet

In Spain 18 million overweight and obese people add 20% onto national health bill, but is UK worse?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity has almost tripled since 1975

Chronic shortages see patients treated ‘through pictures’ and MRI scans done ‘in a lorry in the carpark’ as demands...

DEMANDS to re-nationalise one of north Costa Blanca’s biggest hospitals are growing after exposes have revealed bizarre outsourcing practices.

Changing clocks can help TUMOURS grow and causes serious heart problems, says shocking study in Spain

A SHOCKING study has warned that changing the clocks in autumn and spring can carry serious health risks to the population. The study was carried...

Obesity on the rise in Spain as almost HALF of children have ‘unhealthy weight’ while 1 in 4 adults...

OBESITY is on the march in developed countries and Spain is no exception.  That's the warning from the president of the Spanish Society for the...

Europe’s first case of dengue fever transmitted by sex recorded in Spain

“To our knowledge, the first sexual transmission of the dengue virus among men who have sex with men”

Costa Blanca doctor reveals the long-term harm that mobile phones inflict on us all

A TORREVIEJA doctor has revealed the extent of harm that mobile phones inflict on the human body, especially among the young.

DO NOT eat these fish if you’re pregnant or under 10 years old, say Spain’s health chiefs

SPAIN'S health bodies have raised the alarm after finding high levels of mercury in certain species of fish.  Given recent findings, the Spanish Agency for...

Flu vaccination campaign rolled out TODAY across entire Valencian Community

MORE than 1,700 health centres have today begun a Valencian Community-wide campaign urging the elderly to get their flu jabs.

Fell runner races up mountain with defibrillator to save expat hiker suffering suspected heart attack on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A FELL runner sprinted for over 20 minutes with a defibrillator to save an expat suffering a suspected heart attack on a...

Costa Blanca cemeteries in panic Halloween visitors could cause mosquito boom by leaving flowers in vases and glasses

CEMETERIES on the Costa Blanca are panicking that visitors leaving flowers in vases and glasses could cause a boom in mosquitos on...

Gibraltar announces abortion referendum and plans to give 16-year-olds a vote

Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, who was recently elected for a third successive term in office, called the move a ‘priority’

OUTRAGE after British expat in Marbella set to earn over €2,000 PER DAY consulting for cash-strapped NHS board in...

A MARBELLA-based management consultant brought in to cut costs to a struggling Welsh NHS is set to rake in more than €2,000 per DAY.  Expert...

Cocaine is Spain and Britain’s drug of choice new study finds – but which Spanish city is the European...

The drug habits of 60 million people were analysed between 2011 and 2017.

New law allows medical cannabis in Gibraltar for these four conditions

"Cannabis oil certainly has its place in the modern medical care of some patients"

SESH IS BEST: It’s healthier to binge drink at the weekend than to sip a glass of wine with...

A GLASS of red a day, I'm afraid, will not keep the doctors at bay.  Scientists have long known that while the old vino does...

Children’s factor 50 sun cream banned in Spain after test reveals it is only SPF 15

The Government agency had previously given the creams the green light, declaring them ‘not a risk’

Miracle baby dies after surviving heart transplant as doctors in Spain mistakenly cause overdose by giving it 10 TIMES...

The court will now investigate whether it was the doctor who prescribed the wrong dosage or the nurse who simply administered too much

Over a dozen authorities call for instant action against mosquito plagues in Spain

PLAGUES of mosquitoes are causing havoc across Costa Blanca and Costa Calida, from Alicante down to Cartagena. Council representatives...

Valencian doctor specialising in facial surgery and reconstruction caught with half a kilo of cocaine in his backpack

A VALENCIAN doctor specialising in surgery of the face has been charged with a crime against public health after being caught with...

Owners of meat company behind deadly listeria outbreak distributed 110,000 kilos of product AFTER becoming aware of killer bacteria...

MEAT company Magrudis distributed 110,000 kilos of product AFTER becoming aware of listeria contamination in December 2018.  That is the accusation of Facua consumer association,...

REVEALED: The shockingly low salaries of doctors in Spain compared to UK, US and France

DOCTORS in Spain earn five times less than their counterparts in the US, a new study has revealed.  The latest International Report on Doctor's Salaries,...
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