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10:04

Gibraltar

Team Britannia raises £7,500 for Calpe House

D. B.

Team Britannia, which will be attempting a round-the-world sailing record in 2017, has raised £7,500 for Calpe House at a charity night which was organised by the crew. The Calpe House Charitable Trust is a 'home from home' for patients from Gibra

10:04

LifeStyle

Marbella's addiction centres take stock

LEANDRO PAVÓN

The department of Derechos Sociales has released an end-of-year report about the Centros de Tratamientos de Adicciones (Addiction Treatment Centres) in Marbella and San Pedro Alcántara. According to town councillor Victoria Morales, 706 people were t

13:59

LifeStyle

One in every two patients with glaucoma loses vision without knowing why

S. R.

...controlled. In fact, untreated glaucoma can lead to an irreversible loss of the optic nerve and that means that the patient can never recover their visual acuity," says Dr Canut. The specialists insist that early detection is very important. Because there ... are no symptoms, 50 per cent of patients who are affected start to lose vision without realising that they suffer from glaucoma. "Early diagnosis is essential to ensure that the illness can be monitored and treated, so that the patient retains their

09:22

Travel

The cities above the clouds

andrew forbes travel

The flight from Peru’s capital of Lima to the Andean city of Cusco is quite simply remarkable. One is only in the air for little more than an hour, yet it’s a truly memorable journey. The view is astonishing; from the aircraft window one can clearly

10:12

Travel

The trail less trekked

Andrew Forbes travel

Atlas holidaying They swiftly unpack Jacqueline’s saddle bags, and then lead the patient mule to the shade of an oak tree, where she grazed on new grass shoots, nourished by the warm spring sunshine and snowmelt from the surrounding peaks. The

10:12

Local

Casualty department opens at new Guadalhorce valley local hospital

Ivan Gelibter

The lack of close-by accident and emergency facilities for people living in the Guadalhorce valley is now a thing of the past, or at least the situation has been greatly improved, with the opening of a dedicated casualty department at the recently-fi

10:12

LifeStyle

“Hyperthermia can become the fourth pillar in cancer treatment”

j. j. buiza

...way of stimulating the immune system. It’s a step forward. What we are looking for is a way of stimulating the immune system and increasing the effectiveness of the treatment we are applying. I would never tell any patient to stop their conventional

10:12

LifeStyle

“Even common everyday tasks became terrifying obstacles for me”

PILAR manzanares

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental condition which is much more common than was previously thought. It is an illness which in many cases interferes considerably in the life of the person affected, and causes a great deal of suffering. Un

10:30

LifeStyle

Genetic engineering to stop AIDS

Eugenio Cabezas health

...side effects and are very costly for countries’ health systems. On average, every patient needs 7,000 euros a year, so public spending in Spain amounts to 490 million euros because there are 70,000 people with positive serology, and a total of between

10:31

Local

Ronda's new hospital receives its first patients today

VANESSA MELGAR RONDA

It has been a long wait - the construction of the new hospital was approved 15 years ago and started nine years ago - but on Tuesday the new hospital in Ronda opens its doors to its first patients. Five outpatients surgeries are now in operation ge

10:31

LifeStyle

"Palliative care is not a secondary level of medicine"

ALBERTO GÓMEZ

...their own suffering. Families need to be supported, because in the end it is they who look after the patient most. They need practical advice, monitoring, emotional assistance... patients often want to die at home, but it is difficult if the family isn't

14:04

Local

Algodonales woman is first patient at new Ronda hospital

VANESSA MELGAR

...from Algodonales, was the first patient waiting for an appointment. The hospital will serve an area of 85,000 people who live in towns and villages in the Serranía as well as others in the province of Cadiz, such as Ubrique, Benaocaz and Villaluenga del

12:21

LifeStyle

The battle against sugar gets fiercer

ALEJANDRA RODRÍGUEZ health

Last month the Minister of Finance, Cristóbal Montoro, announced a package of measures which are designed to raise around eight billion dollars this year. Of this cascade of cash, the Minister calculates that 200 million will come from soft drinks. N

12:43

Local

Cudeca celebrates 25 years of palliative care in Spain

Tony Bryant Benalmádena

Cudeca launched its twenty-fifth anniversary year this week with a look back at its history. During a presentation on Wednesday, founder, Joan Hunt, reminisced about her dream and how it all came together. The meeting was organized to thank all

17:35

LifeStyle

Leeches make a comeback

BORJA OLAIZOLA

...be used in accordance with medical protocol, which requires them to be sacrificed immediately after being used to prevent them transmitting health problems from one patient to another. The French company's leeches are bred in the wetlands of ... months; this ensures that when they are placed on the patient's skin they immediately look for their blood. Carmelo Betrán, who is 60 and comes from Zaragoza, says treatment with leeches saved the toes on one of his feet. "They operated on my knee and I

20:55

LifeStyle

A printer that makes skin

DANIEL CABORNERO

...skin is created on a plate, which is then put into an incubator at 37ºC. Two types are produced: autologous skin, created from an individual patient's cells, to be used therapeutically such as for serious burns, and allogeneic skin, from the cells of a ... donor. The latter is the most advanced and most suitable for chemical testing for medication or cosmetics. In both processes the patient or donor's cells are extracted by a small biopsy, cultivated in the laboratory and multiplied, a procedure which

14:37

LifeStyle

Oncologist at Marbella hospital gets award for cancer research project

ÁNGEL ESCALERA Malaga

...destruction mechanisms of the immune system to eliminate the cancerous tissue. One of the cells which is used for this process is the NK ('natural killer') lymphocyte. Its mission is to fight the tumors and defend the patient. This oncologist from Malaga ... that the idea is to extract the NK cells which attack the cancer and then reintroduce them into the organism, alone or in combination with a treatment with drugs, and let them fight the tumor with the aim of improving the patient's quality of life and

10:51

LifeStyle

Three new MRI scanners among new kit expected for Malaga hospitals

Ángel Escalera Malaga

The Andalusian public health service has announced that it will be installing three new MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scanners in Malaga's hospitals this year. One will be placed in the children's hospital, Hospital Materno, so that patients no lo

15:15

LifeStyle

Goya awards see 'Tarde para la ira' win best film

F. GRIÑAN / SUR Madrid

...picture and best screenplay went however to 'Tarde para la ira', (which in English is released as The Fury of a Patient Man). This tells the story of a man who loses his wife during a vicious robbery and who quietly plans to exact revenge while the anger

12:36

Local

A lifelong dedication to the Legion

Tony Bryant Torremolinos

...the RBL on the Costa del Sol. "One day, I noticed that the husband of another patient was wearing an RBL badge, so I asked him if he was a member. He informed me that he was the secretary of the Torremolinos branch," Mary told SUR in English. This

18:30

Travel

A cultural immersion in Kyushu

Andrew Forbes Travel

Despite my best intentions, I had committed a faux pas. The inn's hostess had become slightly agitated, her warm smile had dissolved into a look of surprise - or was it shock? Japan is said to be a nation of traditions, unspoken social rules and stri

11:53

LifeStyle

Anxiety, a warning signal that sometimes goes too far

PILAR MANZANARES Health

"These are the ones that involve a major stress component, where there is a lot of uncertainty. They make the patient feel defenceless because they don't know how to get out of the situation and they see it as a threat. "It's very similar to fear, but ... anxiolytic drugs. "Sometimes they solve the problem but they can also have a downside; they can have side effects which stop the patient learning self-control," explains Dr García.

12:02

LifeStyle

Guadalhorce hospital's new plans to tackle breast cancer

F. TORRES Cártama

The Valle del Guadalhorce hospital has just announced that from November this year it will implement a new programme to help detect breast cancer early. During the launch of the programme that took place last week, the hospital's representative for

12:31

LifeStyle

Couple demand compensation from health authorities after vasectomy fails

JUAN CANO MALAGA

Ismael Robles, 31, and Susana Guillén 30, are taking legal action against the 'Servicio Andaluz de Salud' (SAS) after an operation which 'guaranteed sterilisation' failed to do so. Initially, the couple decided that Ismael would have the operation

13:27

LifeStyle

Marbella hospital carrying out MRI scans at weekends to cut waiting time

MÓNICA PÉREZ marbella

Marbella. The latest technology MRI scanner installed last December at the Marbella Hospital has meant that patients no longer have to wait for an appointment in Malaga. It allows doctors to use new diagnostic techniques "more comprehensive and fa

13:39

LifeStyle

New technique for removing digestive-tract tumours with no need for surgery

ÁNGEL ESCALERA MALAGA

Removing a pre malignant polyp or tumour in its initial stages from the digestive tract (esophagus, stomach or colon) is key to a patient recovering and a cancer going no further. This is what can be achieved with a new procedure that means ... or 2 cm in size, while the technique he is using takes out larger polyps and surface cancers whole, "which means a complete oncological removal is now possible". "The great advantage is that we avoid a patient having to undergo conventional surgery ... in an operating theatre", the expert went on to explain, also highlighting that cure rates also improve and a patient's quality of life is maintained. The submucosal dissection is carried out by endoscope. The patient is heavily sedated, without the

14:27

Local

Record number of operations at Hospital Costa del Sol in 2016

Mónica Pérez Marbella

The Agencia Sanitaria Costa del Sol, the public health body that runs the hospitals in the western Costa area, carried out a record number of operations in 2016. The agency is responsible for the main Costa del Sol hospital near Marbella and smalle

11:27

Local

Estepona donates hearing aids to twenty people on low incomes

L. PAVÓN. estepona

Estepona town hall, the local Red Cross and the Otoclinic foundation have signed an agreement to supply hearing aids for free to people on low incomes. Otoclinic has worked alongside the Red Cross for many years to identify people in need who are

15:06

LifeStyle

"Some pains are transmitted through observation"

PILAR MANZANARES health

...our consciousness, even without us being aware of that, it cannot appear when we are sleeping. That is important to know. In the same way, we can see that chronic pain is worse when the patient is anxious, when they worry about their pain, or when they ... doctor only sees one, doesn't ask for any tests and doesn't give a prescription but the patient is cured, as far as the health service economists are concerned he is a bad doctor. Doctors nowadays are stopped from being humanists, and this type of problem ... isn't dealt with from an empathetic view, putting yourself in the patient's place, understanding them, talking to them, spending hours with them sometimes. That would be impossible. Patients need a friendly gesture, affection, without a desk in-between.

11:51

LifeStyle

Twenty years of liver transplant success at Carlos Haya Hospital

Ángel Escalera malaga

The Carlos Haya Hospital in Malaga held an event on Tuesday to mark twenty years since the hospital carried out its first liver transplant operation. Since 14 March 1997 surgeons and medical staff at the hospital have performed 921 other, similar ope

12:24

LifeStyle

"I can give my patients the opinion of a doctor who has experienced death"

PILAR MANZANARES Madrid

...that life is worth the effort, that there are some wonderful situations like that of my patient María Rosario, who was born with half a heart. She loves to run in races and she always come last, and her parents are afraid. They ask me, "Do you think we

12:34

LifeStyle

Common problems for women's skin

SUR

...and/or oral (generally with antibiotics) and dermo-cosmetic treatment may be a patient's best ally or worst enemy by triggering outbreaks. That is why professional assessment is so important. Melasma Melasma is a symmetrical pigmentation in the

22:02

National

'Malagueños' caught up in the London attack

Beatriz Rebolledo was in the operating theatre when it all began. "We were making our way through the scheduled operations when the alert went off," says this Malaga-born nurse who has been working in London's St Thomas Hospital for the past two-and-