Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Health

Used masks and gloves littering streets of Spain ‘can still carry coronavirus’ and are environmental hazard, warns health expert

Littered masks and gloves are becoming a safety and environmental hazard as people dump them on streets.

Liberty Seguros offering €50 cash back on insurance policies

The insurance firm covers 175,000 expats

EXCLUSIVE: Tourist season in Spain’s Mallorca crippled by coronavirus as major events cancelled and scared tourists cancel summer holidays

Alarmingly, a number of tourists who had booked villas for the summer have already cancelled, the Olive Press can reveal

BREAKING: Number of coronavirus related deaths in Spain drop to lowest number since March 18

BOTH the number of new coronavirus related deaths and number of infected patients in Spain has decreased in the last 24 hours.

Specsavers Opticas has everything you need to know about eye care at both ends of the generation scale

If you are looking after your grandchildren on a regular basis, you need to think about how to keep their eyes healthy and protect against injuries

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 half a...

British expat takes legal action after leg operation left her paralysed in other leg

EXCLUSIVE: Grandmother Carolyn Emmett was left with no movement in her left leg after an operation on her right femur went badly wrong

CORONAVIRUS: Government BANS events with more than 1,000 people in Spain’s Mallorca as four more people are infected

All cultural, social and professional or amateur sporting events must now be cancelled or held behind closed doors.

After critical cancer tests, mastectomy and chemo, La Cala de Mijas restaurateur Lisa Burgess finds her Irish British resistance

Likewise, this Irish British Resistance fighter will battle boldly on, quill at the ready

WORLD SLEEP DAY: Coffee, exercise, phones, temperature – everything you need to know for the perfect night’s rest

Some of us can get by on four hours, for others it’s a full eight hours, but it's quality not quantity that counts

Dancing and singing Spanish babies responding to music in mothers’ wombs

Study shows unborn babies moving mouths in time with music

Dying dad who longs to see his daughter’s 10th birthday launches appeal for treatment in Malaga

The father-of-two has a rare form of stomach cancer

COVID-19: Spanish pharma giant says it could have coronavirus cure ‘within weeks’

A SPANISH pharmaceutical giant has said it could have an effective treatment for coronavirus in Europe and the US within weeks.  PharmaMar president Jose Maria...

Spanish psychologist says that iPads affect kids’ development

Psychologist Carla Domecq has stated that kids under seven years old should not watch television or look at screens

Hospital on Spain’s Costa del Sol gets major investment to help treat COVID-19 patients

THE Hospital Comarcal de la Axarquia is to receive a significant cash investment to improve services to treat COVID-19 patients. The Junta has authorised an allocation...

15 factory workers SACKED as listeria outbreak in Spain’s Malaga threatens sales ahead of vital Christmas period

Other companies are now also considering layoffs at a time when they should be hiring more people to cope with the vital Christmas campaign. 

WARNING: Malaga hit by Andalucia-wide food poisoning outbreak due to contaminated tuna

Consumers have been affected in Malaga, Cordoba, Granada, Jaen and Sevilla

Giant health care provider takes over Spain’s largest private hospital provider

The company will inherit 43 hospitals, 39 outpatient centres and 300 occupational risk prevention centres

POLISHED TO PERFECTION: Dental porcelain may look good at first, but lose in the long-run to K Sud Dental’s...

Composite veneers are facings made of a highly polishable resin that can be placed over anterior teeth to give them a better appearance. The advantages...

‘Pretty boys’ have stronger sperm than ‘macho men’ says Spanish research

Research in Valencia reveals testosterone actually impedes sperm production

Life expectancy in Spain falls by 1.6 years as country suffers biggest drop in Europe

LIFE expectancy in Spain fell by a year and a half in the last 12 months, according to new data.  EU statistical agency Eurostat found...

Several injured after explosion at a butcher’s shop in Granada

The incident occurred yesterday afternoon in the Durcal area

San Pedro’s Arte Sano festival announces 60s theme for July’s tenth edition

The festival was attended by over 6,000 people last year

Italians ditch Med diet for fast food

Spaniards are remaining faithful to the Mediterranean diet when all around them appear to be jumping ship

Spain’s most obese man undergoes life-changing surgery to try and ditch more than 400lbs

He was given a double-wide bed and had to be moved using a crane

Insurance heartache in Spain

EXCLUSIVE: Expat battles insurer for two years to force it to pay for his heart treatment

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