Wednesday, September 27, 2023


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

Go herbal this summer

Summer garden tips

Think yourself thin

Costa del Sol clinic claims to have found a cheap miracle cure for obesity. It’s all in the mind

The great emasculator

Spanish men lose their mojo as pollution plays havoc with the male gender

Inmaculada dies after artificial respirator is turned off

Death ignites euthanasia debate in Spain

13-year-old baby born in Barcelona

The oldest baby in the world has been born from an embryo conceived thirteen years ago and frozen in a fertility clinic

Andalucía dreaming

RICHARD HARVEY asks whether buying or building a dream home and settling in southern Spain really helps to strengthen a relationship. Or do the demons merely resurface when the dust settles?




Fresh general election in Spain looms, as Popular Party prime ministerial candidate loses first investiture vote

AS HAD BEEN widely predicted, Popular Party (PP) leader Alberto Nuñez Feijoo today lost the first vote at an investiture debate that could see...


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