Friday, April 19, 2019

Spain’s online sperm shoppers warned against health risks

Spanish Fertility Society issues statement guarding against online market in sperm

Spain to allow medicinal cannabis use

Spain is second country to approve the drug containing cannabis

Wannabe dads should enjoy the sun

New studies show sunshine is good for sperm

EXCLUSIVE: Expat warns how widely-used cancer detection method on Costa del Sol missed 30mm tumour

AN expat is demanding answers after thermal imaging of her breasts missed a life-threatening tumour. German Anke Werner, 53, claims the screening failed to...

Popstar Shakira designs bald doll for children with cancer

The superstar is working with the Juegaterapia Foundation

Heat stroke risk for children

Doctors urge parents to exercise extreme caution with children in the heat of summer

Torrox scientist behind project to find cure for HIV

Oscar Jurado Ruiz’s €150, 000 study hopes to genetically manipulate the virus so that it is no longer a pathogen, which would make it easier to suppress in an individual

Ask the Optician: Why should I have an eye test?

Leighton Griffiths from Specsavers Marbella explains the importance of regular eye tests

Petition to name a Marbella street after young local who died of cancer gains 145,000 signatures

Pablo Raez Martinez campaigned to increase bone marrow donations

Spain’s smoking sadness

SMOKING is the number one killer in Spain, killing more than AIDS, alcohol, illegal drugs and traffic accidents collectively. A report on premature mortality lead...

Losing weight increases chance of depression

Research has found people who lose weight are more prone to depression

King Felipe’s food secrets and handsome new beard-less look

King Felipe’s svelte new look comes thanks to a mindful Mediterranean diet, a sporty lifestyle and a close shave

Marbella’s ‘Ken Doll’ has spent almost €500,000 on procedures and is planning more despite health risks

RODRIGO Alves has revealed his plans for gastric bypass surgery after putting on three stone. The Marbella-based TV personality, known as the 'Human Ken...

Kangen water is the latest health-fad to sweep the world

Swapping tap water for its alkaline equivalent, Rob Horgan goes in search of a new lease on life

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...

Offering renewed hope in the fight against cancer

New cancer support organization meets in Carvajal, Fuengirola

Brit left with pierced stomach after Spanish dentist drops tool during root canal treatment

She has been left with stomach and voice box injuries

Herbal help for hay fever

In the latest in our series on the herbs of Andalucia, Sue Rodgers offers some herbal allergy remedies…

Over a third of Andalucia sewage plants not processing waste properly

Last November, Spain was fined €46.5m by the EU Commission due to a failure to ensure its plants were safely processing sewage

Spanish suffer most from back to work blues

Millions of Spaniards could be suffering from post-holiday syndrome

Once bitten, twice shy

A new book by Dr Vejay Singh – aka Dr Venom – trawls a terrifying list of creepy crawlies found in Andalucía and offers symptoms and treatments. Wendy Williams meets the man and picks out some of the nastiest nasties

A shade above the rest

The Olive Press offers some top tips on what to look for when buying sunglasses

Big cuts in Spain’s healthcare

Healthcare cuts in Spain three times higher than European average

Holland and Barrett declares huge Black Friday sale

The healthstore's Andalucian branches are Buy One Get One Half Price on everything

A midday nap could be bad for your health, say researchers

A daily nap could raise blood pressure by up to a fifth