Health

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

Beat the bugs with asparagus

Doctors discover that popular vegetable has powerful natural antibiotic to ward off illness

The true price of free healthcare in Spain

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

My hospital horror in Spain

Pensioner left in agony for days with a broken wrist, described by doctors as the ‘worst they had ever seen

Putting SimpleCare to the test

The Olive Press’ Commercial Director Dale Nottingham tries out an affordable private health scheme

Free healthcare in Spain by 2013

But implementation of the EU directive could still be held up by individual states

Spanish grandmothers are the new stay at home mums

Grandmothers have taken over childcare duties

Asbestos fight back

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

People who study are healthier

Get an ‘ology’ to live longer according to a new study

Spanish women are having fewer children

85 per cent do not want a third child because of the difficulties of balancing work and family responsibilities

Free healthcare in Europe

Patients will be able to seek medical care throughout the continent

Top medics claim sun is good for you

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

Doctor Who?

String of health experts attending Living Well in Marbella

Don’t go health nuts!

Research claims nuts and seeds will make you put on weight

A step towards the Holocaust!

Reporting on smokers in new smoking ban is akin to collaborating with the Nazis, claims politician

Spunky Spanish

As it emerges that one in four Spaniards use prostitutes, Spanish sperm is named best in Europe

Don’t be a Christmas pud!

Seven tips to avoid the four extra kilos people put on over the festive period

Exercise to ward off colds

...And being married and male also helps

Cancer on the rise

The number of people with cancer is expected to grow in Spain by 30 per cent in the next 10 years

Sex gets better in your forties

Married women in their forties have the best sex lives

Boot the bulge into touch

The five-day boot camp will not only help you lose weight... it might just change your life

Going nuts for walnuts

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

Breast is best

It is fine to breastfeed in public, insist campaigners... and it saves money!

Once bitten, twice shy

A new book by Dr Vejay Singh – aka Dr Venom – trawls a terrifying list of creepy crawlies found in Andalucía and offers symptoms and treatments. Wendy Williams meets the man and picks out some of the nastiest nasties

Pints while pregnant

A shocking 45 per cent of pregnant women in Spain have admitted to drinking alcohol during pregnancy

Our hospitals are unwell

Andalucia comes near the bottom for bed numbers and spending per patient

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