Category Archives : Blog

Useful information to help you stay fit, well and healthy.

2016 Health Goals

Happy new year to all. It’s that time of the year when we have overindulged during the holidays, reflected on all our achievements and mistakes during the year before and plan to make a good fresh start on January 1st. Well, its January 2nd now – so how are we doing so far? If like […]

Healthy Goals in Mallorca

Type 2 Diabetes

Five million people in England are at a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to new official figures. Across the country more than one in 10 adults has high blood sugar levels – indicating a significantly heightened chance of developing the condition, Public Health England figures show. Only last week, new figures revealed […]

Diabetes Advice from Mallorca

IBS Advice in Mallorca

Take Control of Your IBS this Summer

  With BBQ’s, ice-cream, burgers and fries throwing your usual routine out of the window, summer and going on holiday can be something that IBS suffers learn to dread. The good news is that IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) needn’t ruin your summer. in conjunction with a promotion by IMODIUM® from Johnson & Johnson Ltd offered a […]

Smoking & Schizophrenia Link?

As if we didn’t have enough reasons to give up, or better yet never start smoking, it has been reported this week that smoking could play a direct role in the development of schizophrenia. A great article on explains that the team at King’s College London have said, smokers are more likely to develop the […]

Mental Health Advice Mallorca

Incontinence Advice in Mallorca

Incontinence Out in the Open

Former ‘Changing Rooms’ host Carol Smillie has opened up about her experiences with incontinence. The presenter has revealed that she is one of six million sufferers in the UK who have problems with bladder control. Speaking on ‘This Morning’, Carol told host Phillip Schofield and Amanda Holden that she first started suffering from incontinence in […]

Cosmetic Surgery Cool Off

The General Medical Council has proposed a series of guidelines for cosmetic surgery, including a mandatory cooling-off period between the initial consultation and committing to the procedure. This is the culmination of an ongoing effort on the part of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (Baaps) and the British Association of Plastic Surgeons (Baps) […]

Cosmetic Surgery in Mallorca

New Health News Mallorca

Virus ‘Treats” Skin Cancer

As reported by researchers have advised that a genetically engineered version of a virus that normally causes cold sores shows real promise for treating skin cancer. The modified herpes virus is harmless to normal cells but when injected into tumours it replicates and releases substances to help fight the cancer. Trial results published in the […]

New NHS Regulations for British Ex-Pats

During our daily search through all new health news we came across a great article by Ayla Coraij on that we thought our readers might find useful. It outlines clearly the new British NHS regulations and how they are impacting the ex-pat community, not only here in Mallorca but in other EU countries. Until recently, 2.2 […]

Ex-pat Health Advice from Mallorca

Mental Health News from Mallorca

“Light Bulb” Moment for Anxiety?

As reported on a new project is unlocking the secrets of the brain using light – and raising hopes for a new class of drugs to treat psychiatric diseases. The research could lead to pills being developed to combat depression, anxiety, paranoia and obsessive-compulsive disorder. American scientists implanted special light-sensitive proteins into the brains of rodents and used […]