Thursday, March 30, 2023


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

Get a grip

Men and women with a firm handshake could outlive their weaker peers

Marriage is a science

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

Tanning: The bare essentials

Scientists have discovered why your inside arm and bottom just do not tan, while parasols may not be giving you the protection you expect

Spain leads the world in organ transplants

With over 4,000 organ transplants conducted in 2009, Spain is the world leader in the field

Waking the dead

They are taken in Taiwan, Serbia, Slovenia, and Bangladesh, and, according to NASA, invigorate the body and soul. The word comes from the Latin for ‘sixth hour,’ and is intended to occur roughly six hours after one wakes up... But why is the siesta culture dying out in Spain? Sara Wallace finds out

Skin cancer breakthrough

New master cells discovered in the fight against skin cancer

Spain to allow medicinal cannabis use

Spain is second country to approve the drug containing cannabis

Andalucia’s doctors: lowest-paid in Spain

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

Medical breakthrough in Andalucia

A Spanish clinic in Torremolinos has removed a lung cancer using an advanced 'deep freeze' method

‘I was duped by a clinic’

British woman claims she was conned out of 10,000 euros for failed egg donation at a fertility clinic

Smokers to be stubbed out in Spain

Spain steps up fight to combat increasing number of smokers

Don’t let the bed bugs bite

A growth in the tiny creatures is sweeping across Spain

Change your life by giving shiatsu a go in Spain

Brian Carling explains why the practice helps to alleviate aches and pains

Less waiting around

Healthy news for Spain’s hospitals as waiting lists fall

Spain to snuff out smoking

Protests over plan to ban smoking in all public places next year

Young boy dies from swine flu

Sudden swine flu death hits Torrevieja

I was a fifth wheel

Matthew Pritchard reflects on his sense of uselessness becoming a father

Spanish suffer most from back to work blues

Millions of Spaniards could be suffering from post-holiday syndrome





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