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Is Preventative Surgery the Answer?

With Angelina Jolie in the news again after bravely under going preventative surgery, lots of people are confused about whether traumatic surgery for something that has not happened is the right choice. The BBC wrote a great article that gives a good insight into what makes people make that choice. While most women in the UK […]

Preventative Cancer Surgery Advice

Allergy Advice from Mallorca

Children Have Fewer Allergies if….

…..you do the dishes by hand. Well, we didn’t say you were going to like it. Researchers in Sweden found that children living in families that hand-washed their dishes were about 40 percent less likely to develop allergies compared with kids in homes that used a dishwasher, said study researcher Dr. Bill Hesselmar, an allergist […]


Dietary Hero: Zinc

Spinach makes you strong like Popeye – that we all know! But, seriously, do we actually know why we need different vitamins and minerals and what they actually do to benefit our health? www.msn.com have some great articles on individual vitamins and minerals and offer tasty recipes which will get you reaching for your apron […]

Health Eating in Mallorca

Asthma Advice in Mallorca

Do You Really Have Asthma?

More than a million adults in the UK may be wrongly diagnosed as asthmatic and be receiving unnecessary medication as a result, warns an NHS watchdog. NICE says a third of adults diagnosed with this common lung condition have no actual clinical signs of asthma. But people should not stop medication on their own, warn […]


Delay Alzheimer’s by 5 years – Learn a New Language

A brilliant article published on www.expathealth.org gives us more reason to dust off our Learning Spanish books and CD’s. Being bilingual it seems can have, among other benefits, the ability to delay Alzheimer’s by up to 5 years. The study, from Ghent University in Belgium, found a link between being bilingual and the start of Alzheimer’s symptoms. […]

Health Benefits of Being Bilingual

January Blues Mallorca

January Blues?

Happy New Year to all our readers and clients. We had a great time over the holidays and hope you all did too. Now we are in 2015, fresh start, new beginnings and if you are still keeping up with your resolutions well done! You’ve lasted longer than most. Despite all the positivity and hope […]


Book at Bedtime?

If you were lucky enough to get an eBook from father Christmas this year you may be disappointed to read the article featured on www.bbc.co.uk but it appears that ebooks can ‘damage sleep and health’ according to some US doctors. A team from Harvard Medical School compared reading paper books and light-emitting e-readers before sleep. They […]

eBooks and Sleep

Detox Advice in Mallorca

Detox… No Juicing Required

Great tips to be had on www.health.co.uk. In particular we were drawn to a really helpful article written by Ron McDiarmid, who is the founder of My Healthy Living Coach (www.myhealthylivingcoach.com). If you’ve ever thought the only way to detox your body was via the painful juicing procedure, there is good news; you don’t have […]


The Virus that Cures Cancer?

Sitting in a refrigerator in a Swedish laboratory is what promises to be a cheap and effective cancer treatment. So why are the trials to bring it to market not going ahead? A great article in The Telegraph explores this interesting subject. On the snow-clotted plains of central Sweden a self-deprecating gene therapist seems to […]

Cancer Research News from Mallorca

Therapy in Mallorca

Therapy V Antidepressants

  There’s a reason depression can be so difficult to treat: Scientists are still figuring out exactly how and why it strikes. An article recently published on www.uk.businessinsider.com discussed a new report in Nature by Emily Anthes who explores why therapy and drugs sometimes work — and sometimes don’t. Depression doesn’t just give you a temporary case […]