Sunday, December 15, 2019

Specsavers Optica takes part in National Eye Health Week

In support of the week Specsavers are holding free eye tests

Pensioner dies in Legionnaires outbreak in Spain

Sprinkler systems and cooling towers linked to spread of the disease

Spanish nurse first person to contract Ebola in Europe

A nurse who treated two Spanish priests who died from Ebola is now being treated for the virus herself

The future is here: Mixed reality headset helps cut surgery times in half in Madrid

Using Microsoft's Hololens surgeons were able to digitally interact with a patient's data, including CT scans, X-rays, and ultrasounds.

How your morning cafe con leche could protect you from Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease

DRINKING coffee will protect against Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, a new study has suggested.  According to the Krembil Brain Institute, specific compounds created in the process...

Drinking excessively could take up to FIVE years off your life

DRINKING above UK alcohol guidelines could take years off your life, a new study has found. The huge analysis of 600,000 drinkers in 19...

‘Hundreds of thousands in Spain’ could be affected by Zika virus

If the tiger mosquito is a Zika virus carrier, Spain could be in trouble

Health insurance for British families holidaying in Spain could SKYROCKET under no-deal Brexit

“Boris Johnson ’s reckless, senseless approach to Brexit will leave working families worse off. He must urgently rethink and take no deal off the table”

Painless pain relief

Somatics is a way to release chronic muscular pain and tension by performing simple movements anyone can do

New athletic track in Estepona hopes to be Andalucia’s go-to sporting site

The site, covering 34,132 square metres, will feature an athletics track, football pitch and a half-pitch for seven-a-side, a BMX track, and an underground car park for a thousand cars.

WATCH: 64-year-old woman gives birth to twins in Spain

The birth will likely be met by controversy

Smoking linked to weight gain

Mystery surrounding why smokers gain weight after quitting may have been solved

FOUND: 76-year-old British expat not seen for a week after leaving hospital found ‘injured but alive’ on Costa del...

She was in hospital for treatment of severe arthritis pain and has recently experienced periods of confusion

EXCLUSIVE: Up to 100 left without water in the Axarquia

Thirsty expats call on town halls after hundreds are left for weeks without water

‘One treatment and I had stopped!’

The Olive Press meets anti-smoking campaigner Carol Adams from Stop Smoking in Spain

Revolutionary new watches reveal future of healthcare

The new watches monitor heart rate, exercise, sleep and stress levels

Top tips to help relieve IBS pain

IRRITABLE bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic, relapsing and often life-long condition which affects over four million people in the UK. Whilst not technically...

Marbella shelter for pregnant women and single mothers reopens after two years

Pregnant women facing economic problems visit the shelter for help with basic needs and healthcare

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...

Brave British expat and cystic fibrosis campaigner Becky Baker passes away

The family of British expat Becky Baker of Coin, who had the lung condition, has been left 'overwhelmed' by the volume of tributes to her they have received

Rafael Nadal: Knee-d for speed

RAFAEL NADAL has said he had to give up water sports because of his bad knees. The Mallorca tennis ace has suffered from knee problems...

The true price of free healthcare in Spain

As many as 300,000 Spanish residents could have no entitlement to free healthcare

A simple eye test can uncover a host of underlying diseases

A surprising amount can be revealed from an eye test, from macular degeneration to brain tumours

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...
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