Saturday, April 20, 2019

Sunbathe and quit smoking to reduce MS risk in Spain’s Malaga say leading doctors

RAYS: Soaking up the sunlight and quitting smoking could reduce the risk of getting MS say leading doctors in Malaga

Is Iodine an Important Nutrient?

Health experts always recommend that we include foods that contain iodine in our daily diet.Pregnant mothers are often given supplements that contain the...

Number of Spanish smokers has INCREASED after sweeping bans on indoor smoking

SPANISH efforts to stub out smoking have backfired.A ban on smoking inside in bars, restaurants and offices has led to an increase, not...

MUST READ: How to avoid hangovers as a British expat in Spain this Christmas

AS Christmas approaches, there’s a tacit understanding that we will all throw caution to the wind and have a glass or two more than...

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

Madrid bans old cars from city centre in CRACKDOWN on pollution

BAN: Older cars are exiled from Madrid city centre in a bid to tackle pollutionMADRID is banning...

Spanish city to banish 5,000 pigeons for ‘driving away’ tourists

PESTS: Cadiz set to banish thousands of pigeons from city centreAN Andalucian city has pledged to banish...

Gender violence a top priority for New Police Commissioner of the Balearics

THE NEW Police Commissioner of the Balearic Islands took office this week with a pledge to crack down on domestic abuse and...

Scientists in Spain develop new pioneering VACCINE against deathly Zika virus

The virus can cause serious neurological conditions like microcephaly, where a baby’s head develops abnormally

Surgeon in Spain performs pioneering 10-year sex change surgery in 17 HOURS

The pioneering 17-hour op involved constructing a penis (phalloplasty) and removing the patient’s internal female organs and breasts

Europe’s first fire ants that make cats and dogs go blind found in Marbella and could take TWO YEARS...

The finding of the invasive creature, published in the journal Iberomyrmex, is thought to have been in part due to increased temperatures on the Costa del Sol

Why moving to Spain could make you live longer

How a little bit of what you fancy does you good, writes Michael Doherty CEO of the Woodbrook Group

OLIVE PRESS APPEAL: Costa del Sol mum desperately needs medical funds to diagnose twins, 4, before they go blind

The extortionate medical costs are crippling the parents who had to sell their car to cover the last test, after doctors warned it could take over two years to diagnose the children on the public healthcare system

Blowing in the wind: Does pollution on Gibraltar’s border with Spain cause increased cancer rates?

Black clouds of pollution billow daily from the industrial chimneys of the Campo de Gibraltar. Is it all merely hot air or a smoking gun for cancer? The Olive Press investigates

British mum’s heartbreaking final words before she died on Malaga holiday after dining with family

After dinner the mother-of-two asked to sit down, before telling her husband Colin, 'I’m dying. Tell the kids I love them'

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

Spain introduces plan to ban alternative therapies in medical centres

Government aims to tackle 'harmful effects' of alternative methods such as acupuncture and homeopathy

REVEALED: Spain’s cities rank higher than London in world’s top 50 ‘most liveable’

Both Spanish cities had identical scores for the first three categories, but Barcelona edged ahead with better health and infrastructure rankings than Madrid

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...

Manufacturers of ‘lethal’ drug Nolotil face €500 million lawsuit

A €500 million lawsuit is launched and there are already 200 claimants, following an Olive Press investigation

Lethal painkiller Nolotil BANNED for Brits visiting Spain

The Spanish Medicine Agency has finally issued a directive to ban the drug for British and Irish tourists and regulate it for expats in Spain

Melanoma on the march in Spain says top dermatologist, as half of 65-year-olds suffer cancer

Survival rates are improving ‘spectacularly’ - from just two per cent to 50%, thanks to early detection and  new research on immunity and genetics

How to get 50% off medical insurance in Spain

Signing up the family to Customedic Salud’s health card means there are no expensive surprises

Spanish doctors ‘eliminate’ HIV from patient in stem cell transplant trial

SPANISH scientists believe they may have managed to eliminate HIV from a patient using stem cell transplant treatment. Scientists from the Institute for AIDS Research...

Five dead – including British tourists – and dozens still missing in Mallorca’s biggest flood in decades

AT least five people including two British tourists have been killed in the storm that flooded all corners of Mallorca.The east coast of the...

Is gin and tonic good for digestion? Spanish expert reveals all

IS gin and tonic good for your digestion?In short, no.That's according to Spanish biology professor and food technology expert Javier Morallon.Writing in Diario Sur,...
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