Friday, April 19, 2019

Ginger joy

Ginger is apparently great for migraines

Don’t let the bed bugs bite

A growth in the tiny creatures is sweeping across Spain

Mental health problems cause ‘shame’ for families

Anti-stigma campaigns should include relatives, says Spanish researcher

Marriage is a science

A new study shows couples still keep the romance alive after 21 years of marriage

Healthcare help available for expats in Spain

Helping hand for expats struggling to find healthcare in Spain

Nearly half of Spaniards never get any exercise, according to EU-wide survey

Spain has one of the worst exercise rates in Europe

Healthcare cuts in Spain three times higher than European average

Cuts of 1.9% annually between 2009 and 2012

Majority of Spaniards want the drinking age raised to 21

Debate is raging over whether raising the legal drinking age would be beneficial

Measles surge leads to calls for earlier vaccinations

Last year there were five times as many cases than the previous year

Holidaymakers misled into paying for free EHIC health cards

Unofficial websites are charging unwitting consumers up to 23 euros for the cards

Guadalhorce hospital finally finished

It is hoped the facility will be up and running before the end of the year

Energy drinks can cause ‘sudden death’ according to Spanish medics

High caffeine can lead to angina, cardiac arrhythmia and even death

Dowsed in mystery

Why the elusive art of dowsing can help you strike oil and be good for your health

Going nuts for walnuts

As the walnut harvest is in full force, new research finds that walnuts are great for our health

The true price of free healthcare in Spain

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

Expat knee surgery horror in Spain

EXCLUSIVE: Briton slams 'catalogue of horrors' which left him disabled

Life through a lens

Amrik Sappal, Store Director at Specsavers Opticas Fuengirola, gives an overview of what they are and how to care for them

Domino kidney transplant helps put Spain on health map

First kidney ‘domino’ transplant in Spain secures the nation’s place as world leader in organ transplants

Inmaculada dies after artificial respirator is turned off

Death ignites euthanasia debate in Spain

Spain to allow medicinal cannabis use

Spain is second country to approve the drug containing cannabis

Tarragona men have Spain’s ‘worst semen’

The city is investigating what's causing the low sperm mobility

Liver-dwelling parasite infects 400 in Spain

Type of liver fluke is usually only found in more deprived countries

Cancer survivor owes life to doctors in Spain

Elaine Wheeler was told by her UK doctor there was nothing wrong with her but almost three years later Spanish doctors told her she had cancer

Asbestos fight back

New ruling allows expat sufferers to sue their ex-employers much more easily... even from Spain

Water is perfect headache cure, says study

Drinking seven glasses of water a day eases pain and improves the quality of life

Andalucia’s doctors: lowest-paid in Spain

Southern Spain's doctors earn dramatically less than their fellow Spanish medical professionals