Thursday, June 20, 2019

BREAKING: First chikungunya outbreak in Spain as three tourists on the Costa Blanca are infected

THE first chikungunya outbreak has been recorded in Spain as three tourists on the Costa Blanca were confirmed infected.

CHEEK PREVIEW: Valencia hospital now offers ‘3D printed babies’ for pregnant blind mothers who can’t see ultrasounds

THE magic moment when a baby appears via ultrasound is a memory a parent cherishes for life.But the...

Big pharma’s Pfizer ‘concealed for years’ that one of its drugs could help fight against Alzheimer’s

Pfizer argues it didn’t believe the evidence was strong enough to launch a clinical trial

Boy, 6, CURED of cancer thanks to new gene therapy in Spain returns home to Costa Blanca

The treatment will give hope to many families in Spain given that acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common type of cancer in children

Brit dad left stranded in Spain with memory loss following horror Costa del Sol motorway fall

The carer from Caerphilly, south Wales,was jogging down a hill with teenage son Ashley when he fell in front of an oncoming car

South American spider leaves man hospitalised for 10 DAYS after bitten walking dogs on the Costa Blanca

A MAN has been hospitalised for 10 days after being bitten by a venomous spider ‘15 times more toxic than a cobra’...

HAY FEVER EPIDEMIC: Expert reveals why your allergies seem much worse in Spain this year

Experts have warned that this year pollen levels have shot up across Spain and that the months of May and June will see us suffer the worst

Spanish study finds that eating nuts in first trimester of pregnancy improves child brain development

The nuts involved were almonds, peanuts, walnuts, pine nuts and hazelnuts

Eating ultra-processed Spanish chorizo, cereals and pastries increases depression risk by 33%, study warns

Those who consumed ultra-processed foods were a third more likely to suffer depression

Tiger mosquitos on Spain’s Costa del Sol cause surge in holidaying Brits making health insurance claims

Since 2016, year-on-year data has shown a dramatic 739% jump in people putting in claims for medical attention they received abroad because their bites were so severe

Critically ill British mother trapped after ‘nightmare’ holiday in Spain sees friends rally to pay medical costs

Elaine was left partly paralysed by a stroke in 2015 and now her insurance company has refused to pay out because of a 'technicality'

Spanish girls second most obese in Europe and boys fourth most, as Mediterranean diet in decline

A ‘decline’ in the Mediterranean diet, which includes, fish, nuts, olive oil, fruit and vegetables, has been blamed by scientists for the poor results of Spain

Spain’s top oncology scientist cures pancreatic cancer in mice giving hope for future human treatment

Tumors were not only stopped from spreading, they  completely disappeared within weeks, with no secondary effects

Malaga man, 32, drops dead on padel tennis court during tournament

The unnamed man became dizzy on court and fell to the ground as other players rushed to aid him

British expat handed ‘lethal painkiller’ Nolotil after routine operation in southern Spain despite new regulations

Nolotil has been found to cause sepsis and a rapid drop in white blood cells leading to the deaths of several british holidaymakers.

WATCH: Man in Spain helps terminally ill wife with multiple sclerosis die before handing himself in to police

Hernandez is the first person to be arrested in Spain for assisting the death of a physically disabled person

THAT’S SOME REAL SH*T: Cannabis in Spain has ‘dangerous’ levels of faeces due to ‘way it’s smuggled’

Analysts examined 90 samples and found dangerous levels of E.coli and the Aspergillus fungus

Spain tops global health league but all is not well for expats

A WORLD health index has declared Spain to be the fittest nation on the planet. Last year the University of Washington’s Health Metrics Institute ranked...

British expat in Spain who ‘asked friend’ to cut off his penis seemed ‘normal’ hours before but ‘struggled with...

The man was found staggering around Zaragoza dismembered and bloodied

Siestas ‘help treat high blood pressure’

DOCTORS have prescribed afternoon siestas for people who suffer high blood pressure.Scientists in Greece looked at 212 people with an average age of...

Warnings as woman almost DIES in Spain after suffering huge allergic reaction to partner’s sperm in WORLD FIRST

According to the British Medical Journal, the unidentified 31-year-old had trouble breathing and started vomiting after the sexual contact

Police in Spain help man with AMPUTATED PENIS in bizarre self-harm case

The man has been rushed to the Hospital Miguel Servet but it is not known if doctors managed to reattach it

British grandad in coma after Benidorm holiday faces 24-hour drive home and insurer WILL NOT pay

A 'slight mistake' on the family’s insurance policy has meant insurers won't pay out for the trip, which can cost around €12,800

Spain crowned world’s healthiest country due to ‘Mediterranean diet’

A ‘Mediterranean diet’, rich in olive oil, nuts, oily fish and vegetables, is thought to be behind the health benefits of Spain and Italy

Doctors in Spain launch three-year plan to eradicate Hepatitis C

According to the WHO there is no current vaccine for Hepatitis C, but in Spain a drug has been deployed since 2015 to treat over 120,000 people

WATCH: Dad in Spain pulls live parasite from daughter’s ‘cooked’ Mercadona fish forcing supermarket to defend seafood

If the parasite is ingested by humans it can cause vomiting, nausea and violent abdominal pain
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