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


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 […]

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Health Benefits of Being Bilingual

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. […]


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 […]

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eBooks and Sleep

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 […]


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 […]

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Cancer Research News from Mallorca

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 […]


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 […]

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Mental Health Issues in Mallorca

Make mental health bigger priority

Mental health is making more headlines these day and the emphasis is on acknowledging where suffers have been failed and finding solutions. England’s chief medical officer, Dame Sally Davies, has recently said that mental health needs to be more of a priority, with targets for waiting times and more protection for funding. As well as […]


Ebola Facts

Based on current conversations we are having in person and on social media it is obvious how concerned people are about the Ebola virus. Now with new cases being reported in Spain and the USA, even the most calm and pragmatic people are showing some genuine concern about what is now being described as an epidemic. In […]

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Alcohol Advice in Mallorca

Alcohol Debate

As new government guidelines prescribe a drug for ‘mild alcoholics’, The Telegraph took a look at some conflicting research we have had about alcohol over the past few years. The new drug is to be prescribed for “mild alcoholics” who drink two glasses of wine a night, as part of an attempt by the national health watchdog […]