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Eating ultra-processed Spanish chorizo, cereals and pastries increases depression risk by 33%, study warns

Those who consumed ultra-processed foods were a third more likely to suffer depression

Spain has one of smallest number of food-related deaths in world

It comes after it emerged in February that Spain is the world’s healthiest country, following analysis by Bloomberg

Spain tops global health league but all is not well for expats

A WORLD health index has declared Spain to be the fittest nation on the planet. Last year the University of Washington’s Health Metrics Institute ranked...

Siestas ‘help treat high blood pressure’

DOCTORS have prescribed afternoon siestas for people who suffer high blood pressure.Scientists in Greece looked at 212 people with an average age of...

Spain crowned world’s healthiest country due to ‘Mediterranean diet’

A ‘Mediterranean diet’, rich in olive oil, nuts, oily fish and vegetables, is thought to be behind the health benefits of Spain and Italy

Pioneering surgery performed on ‘inoperable’ patient with pancreatic cancer in Spain

Surgeons successfully treated the patient who had previously been considered ‘inoperable’

Death toll rises to 12 in Spain’s Canary islands as flu outbreak reaches EPIDEMIC levels

Over six out of 10 of those hospitalised with flu in the Canaries are over 64 - the most at risk age category

New year new me: 7 ways living in Spain’s Andalucia can benefit your health

TRADITIONALLY a time for detoxing and gruelling health regimens, those beginning the new year in Spain are luckier than most.

British family of grandma in coma SLAM insurers forcing them to pay €5800 to fly her home after brain...

TRAGIC: Patricia Reid is in a life-threatening coma after her family fought a battle with her insurance company to fly her...

Spain is least ‘culturally arrogant’ country in Europe but here are 10 reasons why you SHOULD say ‘Viva España!’

Spain is the humblest country in Europe when it comes to shouting about its national patrimony - way behind boastful Britain and gloating Greece, according to a recent poll. But Pablo Balbontin has 10 reasons to be proud of his native land...

Scientists in Spain develop new pioneering VACCINE against deathly Zika virus

The virus can cause serious neurological conditions like microcephaly, where a baby’s head develops abnormally

More than 50% in Spain fear climate change is ‘threatening’ survival of human race

Some 64% believe it is already negatively affecting their health

Surgeon in Spain performs pioneering 10-year sex change surgery in 17 HOURS

The pioneering 17-hour op involved constructing a penis (phalloplasty) and removing the patient’s internal female organs and breasts

Spain introduces plan to ban alternative therapies in medical centres

Government aims to tackle 'harmful effects' of alternative methods such as acupuncture and homeopathy

REVEALED: Spain’s cities rank higher than London in world’s top 50 ‘most liveable’

Both Spanish cities had identical scores for the first three categories, but Barcelona edged ahead with better health and infrastructure rankings than Madrid

Manufacturers of ‘lethal’ drug Nolotil face €500 million lawsuit

A €500 million lawsuit is launched and there are already 200 claimants, following an Olive Press investigation

Lethal painkiller Nolotil BANNED for Brits visiting Spain

The Spanish Medicine Agency has finally issued a directive to ban the drug for British and Irish tourists and regulate it for expats in Spain

Residents in Spain will have longest life expectancy in world by 2040

Spanish residents are predicted to enjoy an average lifespan of 85.8 years

No-deal Brexit could make pension payouts to British expats living in Spain ‘illegal’

The Association of British Insurers claims expats living in the EU ‘might find that they couldn’t be paid their pension'

Rising temperatures to have huge impact on Spanish jobs

WEATHER-related sick days costs the Spanish economy €360 million per year, a pioneering study has found.Researchers at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)...

We’re only human… just

OUR bodies are covered in microscopic creatures, including bacteria, viruses and fungi.Not surprisingly the vast majority of this microscopic life resides in our...

DOSE OF REALITY: Campaign to regulate lethal painkiller Nolotil gathers momentum in Spain

The Olive Press speaks to relatives of victims and campaigners about their hopes of regulating the controversial drug

Experts in Spain warn of ‘grave consequences’ in rise of pseudo-therapies like homeopathy and reiki

EXPERTS in Spain have warned of 'grave consequences' following a rise in the use of pseudo-therapies like homeopathy and reiki. It comes after a Sociological...

EXCLUSIVE: Southern Spain hospitals in British expat hotspot issue warning for ‘lethal’ painkiller Nolotil

After the drug claimed countless lives, a health network on the Costa Blanca has issued a recommendation to its medical staff to avoid prescribing Nolotil to Anglo Saxon and Scandinavian expats

Drinking excessively could take up to FIVE years off your life

DRINKING above UK alcohol guidelines could take years off your life, a new study has found.The huge analysis of 600,000 drinkers in 19...

Eight firemen and police called to help move obese 300 kilo man from Malaga home

He had called daily for emergency services to help him move
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