Saturday, July 4, 2020

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...

Fundraising plea to help Alpujarras new mum beat cancer

Alpujarras resident Colette Nolan, whose son Zebedee is 10-months-old, desperately needs to raise €100,000 to pay for innovative therapy at the ChemoThermia Oncology Centre in Istanbul

How to get a sparkling smile

WE like to think of tooth whitening as a new, modern procedure… but did you know that the in-office bleaching technique was popular in...

New WHO report says Spain has the fourth highest life expectancy in the world

The report shows that global life expectancy has increased by five years since 2000

Costa del Sol hospital enjoys record month for organ donations

THE Costa de Sol Hospital had a record month for organ donations in May. Four donations during the month meant doctors were able to provide...

Malaga province birth rates at lowest in a decade as Spain’s population shrinks further

THE birth rate in Malaga province is at its lowest for a decade. In the first six months of this year there were 6,728 births...

BREAKING: Spain’s La Liga and Segunda Division to play behind closed doors for next TWO WEEKS amid coronavirus fears

LA Liga and Segunda Division have both confirmed that the next two fixtures will be played behind closed doors.

Heat wave continues across Spain as 29 provinces remain on alert

As the heatwave continues, relief may be on the horizon

Gibraltar’s Europa Point football team cancel match on Spain’s Costa del Sol against Chinese side Wuhan Zall over coronavirus...

The health service was taking no chances and sent doctors to meet the team

BREAKING: Spain considering closing down ALL AIRPORTS to fight coronavirus pandemic as case load nears 10,000

SPAIN has not ruled out closing down all airports in a bid to control the coronavirus pandemic.  According to El Mundo, Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska...

Brain food: the science behind taste

With high profile chefs and scientists teaming up in San Sebastian for a symposium in October, Ana DeJesus sets out to discover the science behind taste

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

Drinking in the sun increases risk of skin cancer

Researchers have found that alcohol makes skin more sensitive to UV light and more vulnerable to skin cancer

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.

How live-in care makes a difference

The quality of care they give is something we are very proud of

Spanish coffee drinkers are battling major illnesses, says Harvard report

Harvard report says coffee can reduce the risks of diabetes, cardiovascular illness, neurological disease and even suicide

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.

Spain backs euthanasia bid amid criticism from right wing politicians and Catholic Church

Details of the bill explain that the person in question must have an incurable illness or a chronic disability that renders life ‘unbearable

Two pints of beer a better painkiller than paracetamol, new study finds

Consuming two pints of beer can cut discomfort by a quarter

Homebirths in Spain: A labour of love?

Home births in Spain are the rarest in Europe. And in a country where a young mother is treated ‘like a common criminal’ when her baby arrives at home in a rush, changing that mindset could be hard labour. Iona Napier and Nina Chausow investigate...

Measles surge leads to calls for earlier vaccinations

Last year there were five times as many cases than the previous year

Two die in Legionnaires disease outbreak in Spain

222 people have been affected since the outbreak began this month

BREAKING: UK lockdown extended for a further three weeks

THE UK lockdown has been extended another three weeks due to coronavirus.

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 is the country with the most coronavirus infections among healthcare personnel

SPAIN is the country that has the most coronavirus infections among healthcare personnel.
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