Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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

UK warns Spain of SUPER GONORRHEA after fearing Brits may have spread it around holiday hotspot

The first case was detected in a straight woman who tested positive for the infection in October last year

British expat filmmaker in coma after balcony horror plunge in Spain ‘is stable’ as family FINALLY get to see...

Doctors confirmed Carl is now in a ‘stable’ condition after a crucial brain scan, following an operation on his fractured skull

HELP IRENE WALK: Expat parents in Spain appeal for help so daughter Irene, 5, with cerebral palsy can walk

Spanish doctors have warned it will take years before she can receive treatment in Spain, in which time Irene’s condition would get severely worse

CANDY CRUSH: 400 of biggest brands in Spain set for huge sugar tax in bid to improve health

The government hopes to reduce salt by 16%, trans-fats by at least 5% and packaged meat - such as ham, turkey breast, sausage and chorizo - products by 10%

WATCH: Spaniards fuming at viral video of two drunk British women being treated at hospital in expat hotspot in...

According to the doctors in the clip, dealing with drunk Brits is 'not out of the ordinary'

Flu EPIDEMIC that killed 12 hits Andalucia but peak will be less than previous years

Malaga is below the Andalucian average of 264 cases per 100,000

British pensioners in Spain to lose free healthcare under no-deal Brexit

The new UK Government guidelines, published yesterday, say pensioners, tourists and students in the EU will lose free healthcare after March 29 in the event of a no-deal Brexit

Pioneering surgery performed on ‘inoperable’ patient with pancreatic cancer in Spain

Surgeons successfully treated the patient who had previously been considered ‘inoperable’

Death toll rises to 12 in Spain’s Canary islands as flu outbreak reaches EPIDEMIC levels

Over six out of 10 of those hospitalised with flu in the Canaries are over 64 - the most at risk age category

New year new me: 7 ways living in Spain’s Andalucia can benefit your health

TRADITIONALLY a time for detoxing and gruelling health regimens, those beginning the new year in Spain are luckier than most.

Flu EPIDEMIC to rock Andalucia next week as illness spreads through Spain

It is moving down through Spain and is already above average in the Balearics, Navarra, Catalunya and Melilla

MEASLES breakouts on rise in Spain and Europe as fewer get vaccinated

FEAR: Measles breakouts on the rise in Spain, according to a leading doctor BREAKOUTS in measles are increasing...

British family of grandma in coma SLAM insurers forcing them to pay €5800 to fly her home after brain...

TRAGIC: Patricia Reid is in a life-threatening coma after her family fought a battle with her insurance company to fly her...

Sunbathe and quit smoking to reduce MS risk in Spain’s Malaga say leading doctors

RAYS: Soaking up the sunlight and quitting smoking could reduce the risk of getting MS say leading doctors in Malaga

Is Iodine an Important Nutrient?

Health experts always recommend that we include foods that contain iodine in our daily diet. Pregnant mothers are often given supplements that contain the...

Number of Spanish smokers has INCREASED after sweeping bans on indoor smoking

SPANISH efforts to stub out smoking have backfired. A ban on smoking inside in bars, restaurants and offices has led to an increase, not...

MUST READ: How to avoid hangovers as a British expat in Spain this Christmas

AS Christmas approaches, there’s a tacit understanding that we will all throw caution to the wind and have a glass or two more than...

MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS: Suicide leading cause of unnatural deaths in Spain with 10 Spaniards taking their own lives every...

The shocking figures were released by the national institute of statistics this week

Madrid bans old cars from city centre in CRACKDOWN on pollution

BAN: Older cars are exiled from Madrid city centre in a bid to tackle pollution MADRID is banning...

Spanish city to banish 5,000 pigeons for ‘driving away’ tourists

PESTS: Cadiz set to banish thousands of pigeons from city centre AN Andalucian city has pledged to banish...

Gender violence a top priority for New Police Commissioner of the Balearics

THE NEW Police Commissioner of the Balearic Islands took office this week with a pledge to crack down on domestic abuse and...

Scientists in Spain develop new pioneering VACCINE against deathly Zika virus

The virus can cause serious neurological conditions like microcephaly, where a baby’s head develops abnormally

Surgeon in Spain performs pioneering 10-year sex change surgery in 17 HOURS

The pioneering 17-hour op involved constructing a penis (phalloplasty) and removing the patient’s internal female organs and breasts

Europe’s first fire ants that make cats and dogs go blind found in Marbella and could take TWO YEARS...

The finding of the invasive creature, published in the journal Iberomyrmex, is thought to have been in part due to increased temperatures on the Costa del Sol

Why moving to Spain could make you live longer

How a little bit of what you fancy does you good, writes Michael Doherty CEO of the Woodbrook Group
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