Thursday, April 9, 2020

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

Sunny Spain is addicted to tanning salons

Jose Carlos Moreno from Spain’s dermatology academy (AEDV) believes it is an addiction

Pain in the back

Spinal stenosis is often the cause of aches and pains in the lower back and legs

King Felipe’s food secrets and handsome new beard-less look

King Felipe’s svelte new look comes thanks to a mindful Mediterranean diet, a sporty lifestyle and a close shave

Spaniards live longer with a life expectancy of 82

People are living longer worldwide, with average life expectancy up from 65 in 1990 to 71.5 in 2013

Autumn set to be ‘worst ever’ for mosquitoes in Spain

Forecasters are predicting record numbers of the flying insects to land on Spain’s shores

Spain is world leader for organ transplants for 24th year running

New figures have revealed Spain is still carrying out more organ transplants than any other country, breaking its own previous record in the process

Malaga residents waiting longer for hospital surgery

HOSPITAL waiting lists in Malaga have increased dramatically in the past year. Sick residents face a 53-day wait for less serious operations, according to figures...

Manchester man suffers horrific Benidorm waterslide accident

The victim has deep scars from a Benidorm waterslide accident

Google Glass introduced into Valencia hospitals

Valencian hospitals reintroduce controversial Google Glass in the operating room

Seeing off sciatica

Sciatica sufferers have a very good chance of overcoming the pain quickly if properly diagnosed, writes consultant orthopaedic surgeon Andrew Clarke of Nuffield Health Exeter Hospital

Heat may cause mental health problems, say Madrid experts

Be on your guard for apathy, crankiness, bad moods, and even mental health problems, say scientists at the Complutense University of Madrid

Gibraltar’s first school of beauty set to open

Excitement builds for Gibraltar’s first ever professional beauty school opening in September

New Ebola vaccine will be tested in Madrid

The experimental vaccineis called VSV-ZEBOV and contains a bovine strain of the disease

Barcelona scientists develop anti-tuberculosis supplement

The supplement is capable of preventing the outbreak of the disease, which could save thousands of lives a year