Sunday, April 5, 2020

Health workers at La Linea hospital call for return of cut wages

They want a return to a 35-hour week, the return of pay to 2012 levels and an end to docking pay for those who are off sick

Holland and Barrett declares huge Black Friday sale

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

Spain’s online sperm shoppers warned against health risks

Spanish Fertility Society issues statement guarding against online market in sperm

Bellota and serrano jamon carry no health risk, says Spanish expert

Dr Carlos Alberto Gonzalez was responding to October’s WHO report

City Salud website to teach children about nutrition and hygiene

A new Spanish website is teaching children how to improve their health.

Spanish children’s health hit by eating alone, study says

Eating alone could damage kids’ health

Spanish psychologist says that iPads affect kids’ development

Psychologist Carla Domecq has stated that kids under seven years old should not watch television or look at screens

Alzheimer’s can be prevented by Mediterranean diet

The report says the lack of red meat and dairy products may be linked to losing fewer brain cells as people age

New Meningitis B vaccine introduced in Gibraltar

The ‘Men B vaccine’ is now part of the routine childhood vaccination programme in Gibraltar

71% of Spaniards believe they are healthy but who is the fittest?

71% of Spanish adults believe they are in good health

Putting care into a new career

Consultus Care in the UK offer training in live-in carer courses

Guilt-free booze

Spanish Academy of Nutrition has debunked the beer belly myth

Number of Spanish smokers falls to less than a quarter of population

Smokers stubbing out habit between 2009 and 2014, new study shows

Gibraltar patients now entitled to UK organ transplants

Previously, organ transplants in Gibraltar were not possible

Dancing and singing Spanish babies responding to music in mothers’ wombs

Study shows unborn babies moving mouths in time with music

New catering facility launched at Gibraltar’s St Bernard hospital

Gibraltar's main hospital has a new catering facility

Young men most likely to be involved in cycle accidents

Researchers also found that men over age 35 are twice as likely to die if they are hit

Higher cancer survival rate in Spain than in the UK

The cancer survival rate in Spain is almost 53% compared to 50% in the UK

Spanish eyecare’s future looks bright with innovative new design

Specsavers Opticas to launch new software for glasses design ahead of World Sight Day

Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of breast cancer

A high intake of fish, plant foods and olive oil has been linked to the reduced risk of breast cancer

British expat breast op horror after translation error leads to ‘unnecessary’ double mastectomy in Spain

Teresa Tarry is suing for 600,000 euros after ‘eight years of hell’

Gibraltar man in Calais helps raise £157,000 for migrant camp

Gibraltarian Dan Teuma, 29, works with CalAid to help those living in the camp each day

Spanish psychiatrists identify behavioural trait with suicide risk

A study found those who demonstrated signs of agitation, impulsive or ‘risky’ behaviour were 40% more likely to attempt suicide

Spanish religious group awarded for Ebola work in Africa

The award was one of eight Asturias prizes handed out, all of which come with a €50,000 cash prize

Ashya King parents slammed for putting son ‘at risk’ in official report

The six-year-old has since made a promising recovery following proton beam therapy in Prague and his family have moved back to the UK

Spanish siesta lowers blood pressure say Greek doctors

The study examined 500 patients with high blood pressure aged between 35 and 55