Sunday, February 16, 2020

Herbal help for hay fever

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

Cheer for cancer hospice Cudeca

The Benalmadena hospice has reported a budget surplus for last year

Smoking linked to weight gain

Mystery surrounding why smokers gain weight after quitting may have been solved

Hip replacement support group in Spain

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

Nerja health centre edges closer

The news comes after eight years of planning delays

Dodgy hip prosthesis? Raymond Prats offers some advice

Raymond Prats from Simplecare offers advice on what to do if you think a Johnson & Johnson prosthesis was used in your surgery

British pensioner forced to return to UK for knee op

EXCLUSIVE: Ian Dennis has been waiting almost a year for a double knee replacement in Spain

Alcohol advice for parents in Nerja

The session will offer advice about alcohol consumption in young people

Guadalhorce hospital finally finished

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

Stay resolute

Dr Raymond Prats from Simplecare looks at healthy habits to keep up this year

Health dons

Cambridge Weight Plan makes an ‘exciting’ launch in Spain

Sunshine fertility boost

A break in Spain could do wonders for your chances of conceiving

Measles surge leads to calls for earlier vaccinations

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

Vitamin D helps fight depression in children

Children with high levels of vitamin D are 10 per cent less likely to suffer from depression

Three Brits die from Legionnaires’ disease in Spain

The pensioners had been staying at the Diamante Beach Hotel in Calpe, in Valencia

‘Love apples’ fight cancer

Scientists have found cooked tomatoes to contain a powerful cancer-fighting nutrient

Cuppa benefits

Scientists have discovered three cups a day lowers blood pressure

Raymond Prats’ health trends for 2012

Raymond Prats looks at what health trends the coming year will bring

‘Cancer’ mast finally comes down in Spain

Vodafone loses battle to keep mobile phone mast in Benajarafe after tumour rates soar

Egg timing

Proteins found in egg white can help us stay alert at work

Mosquitoes love smelly feet

The insects are attracted to the bacteria that causes the cheesy smell

Mediterranean diet adds years to your life

Researchers claim it can help prevent cancer, heart disease and the ageing process

What lurks beneath

Sharing everything from pens to shopping trolleys can help spread potentially dangerous germs

Knock that cold into touch in Spain

Continuing our series on the herbs of Andalucia, Sue Rodgers looks at herbal antibiotics

Dieting is good for the brain

As it emerges it takes three months to shift weight put on over Christmas, scientists discover dieting helps the mind stay young

Coffee fights womb cancer

Four cups a day could reduce risk of endometrial cancer, according to research