Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Go herbal this summer

Summer garden tips

Love your love handles

With the holiday season just around the corner you should be proud to show off your spare tyre

Raymond Prats: Cholesterol caution

Dr Raymond Prats looks at the different types of cholesterol and how you can reduce your risk of heart disease

Cancer Sucks Spain

Cancer support group comes into fruition after starting on Facebook

Malaga’s Butterfly Children Charity shop celebrates anniversary with mayor

Other attendees of Thursday’s anniversary party included officials, volunteers and sponsors

Air pollution exposure during pregnancy increases lung damage risk

Children of mothers exposed to traffic pollution during pregnancy are more likely to suffer impaired lung function

Second Spanish priest to contract Ebola flown to Madrid hospital

The 69-year-old had been working in a hospital in Sierra Leone

What lurks beneath

Sharing everything from pens to shopping trolleys can help spread potentially dangerous germs

Free healthcare in Europe

Patients will be able to seek medical care throughout the continent

Ibuprofen, Valium, Diazepam – among 5,000 drugs that could see you test positive during police stops, according to new...

A TOTAL of 5,000 medicines could see you fail a police stop and lose up to six points from your licence, according...

Mediterranean diet prevents brain shrinking and cognitive decline, new study suggests

Scientists gathered dietary information for 401 70 year olds

Spanish doctor can refuse patients’ abortions

Pro-life doctor in Antequera allowed to refuse referring patients for abortions

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...

Hospital elevator which cut new Andalucia mother IN HALF ‘had its memory erased’ afterwards

A JUDGE investigating how a new mother was cut in half by an elevator has asked police why the computer system operating the lift...

Spain is third European country to carry out baby heart transplant

The Gregorio Maranon Hospital carried out the operation, despite the donor and child having incompatible blood types.

Raymond Prats’ health trends for 2012

Raymond Prats looks at what health trends the coming year will bring

Pioneering laws for Andalucia restaurants as region wages war on obesity

NEW laws have come into effect this week in a bid to tackle Andalucia's growing obesity problem.  The region, with 16.6% of adults and almost...

Drinking gin and tonic can help soothe hayfever, new British study claims

The likes of vodka and gin have much lower histamine levels

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...

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

Summer health kick

Follow these five steps to a healthier lifestyle during the summer months

British tourist found floating in Ibiza’s Port of Sant Antoni

A BRITISH tourist has been found floating in the waters of the Port of Sant Antoni. Residents and tourist discovered the body and reported it...

How diabetes can affect your eyesight and what you can do about it

How to spot telltale signs of eyesight damage due to diabetes, by Specsavers Opticas in Marbella

Party for ‘cancer-free’ Ashya King in Marbella

A party will be held at the Marbella International Highcare Hospital by the Association for a Smile, for Ashya and 13 other young cancer patients

Man in Spain rescued after spending eight days trapped in snow-covered hut

But the snow meant officers had to ski down to the hut because it was too thick to land nearby to rescue the stranded man.  

Groundbreaking study by Spanish scientists uncovers why wife beaters abuse their partners

Scientists at the University of Granada studied the brains of 20 violent men