Friday, March 5, 2021

Calorie counting campaign to drink less alcohol targets women

And find out the calories in what you're drinking

Hip replacement support group in Spain

Expat launches support group for faulty hip replacement victims after her own ordeal

Holidaymakers misled into paying for free EHIC health cards

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

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

Healthcare help available for expats in Spain

Helping hand for expats struggling to find healthcare in Spain

Mental health problems cause ‘shame’ for families

Anti-stigma campaigns should include relatives, says Spanish researcher

Measles surge leads to calls for earlier vaccinations

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

Marriage is a science

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

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

Spain has one of the worst exercise rates in Europe

Guadalhorce hospital finally finished

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

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

Spaniards identify cancer’s ‘Achilles heel’

Discovery of ‘ghost’ cells could revolutionise treatment of the disease

Insure your health

Linea Directa guarantees patients will require less treatment through its medical treatment service

Nerja health centre edges closer

The news comes after eight years of planning delays

Don’t go health nuts!

Research claims nuts and seeds will make you put on weight

Expat doctor warns of fainting risk

Passing out can often be a symptom of a much more serious heart condition

Two rashers equals diabetes Type 2?

‘Making a meal of it’ really can hinder health

I was a fifth wheel

Matthew Pritchard reflects on his sense of uselessness becoming a father

Mediterranean diet helps prevent diabetes

It doesn't just help reduce dementia, new research suggests it's diabetes too!

Top medics claim sun is good for you

Expats who have migrated to warmer climes are likely to have better health

Pensioner dies in Legionnaires outbreak in Spain

Sprinkler systems and cooling towers linked to spread of the disease

Fresh fish cuts cancer risk

New study has shown that eating it at least once a week reduced the risk of colon and rectal cancer

Med diet boosts IVF success rate

We know it reduces the risk of dementia, diabetes and heart problems but new research says the med diet can make IVF successful... and stop you feeling blue!

Asbestos fight back

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