We know we are not the same, men and women spend their lives together despite the highly acknowledged differences in behaviour, reasoning and special skills like communication, esthetics, organisation and others which I clearly do not want to attribute to any special side but will use to make my actual point clear: do we also understand the gender differences when it comes to cardio- vascular disease and what consequential impact does this lack of knowledge have in real life. [Weiterlesen]
Empatía hacia una labor humanitaria, solidaridad, entusiasmo. Es lo que nos ha llevado a hermanarnos con el Hospital Saint Joseph de Bébédjia, bajo el programa EnganCHADos: del que es fundador y presidente el Dr. Alfonso Antequera, especialista en Cirugía General y Aparato Digestivo en HC Marbella Hospital Internacional. Gracias a este proyecto de cooperación la caja social de este hospital al sur de Chad pasará a disponer de medios suficientes para atender, entre otros, unas 135 cesáreas.
La forma hormonalmente activa de la vitamina D (1alfa 25(OH)D3) desempaña un rol en el mantenimiento de la homeostasis de calcio en el cuerpo, pero también regula el crecimiento y la diferenciación de diferentes tipos celulares incluyendo células cancerosas.
Every day there is more progress in cancer treatments and every day we know a little more about the disease, but there are still many unknowns and much to learn from this disease. A great unknown in this fight is metastasis, which is the spread of cancer to other regions of the body and causes 90% of deaths from cancer. [Weiterlesen]
Influenza is a severe and highly contagious disorder produced by the influenza virus (A + B). It affects the airways and causes a high temperature, very intense headache and muscular pain, with feelings of tiredness, sometimes accompanied by vomiting, coughing, hoarseness, a sore throat, a blocked nose, runny nose or even diarrhoea. [Weiterlesen]
We are always saying that mobile phones and products of the new technologies in general make our life easier, but…what if we are misusing them?
Spending too much time with your mobile phone may have negative consequences both physically, on account of the posture we adopt when we use these devices, and mentally, because of the high degree of excitability of the nervous system caused by continued use of them. If you are not willing to limit the use of your mobile phone, you have to accept that you may suffer lesions as a result, such as: [Weiterlesen]
In our consulting service Nutritional Education and Diabetes, our specialist Laura Sánchez Soiza will offer you nutritional advice based on the Mediterranean Diet. The advice focusses on a series of recommendations for your nutrition and lifestyle with a view to reaching a healthy weight, reducing colesterol and triglycerides and stabilising the glucose in the blood, all of which will reduce the risk of suffering cardiovascular illnesses, type II diabetes and cancer. [Weiterlesen]
Sudden loss of strength or altered sensation, dizziness and loss of balance or coordination can be symptoms of a Transient Ischaemic Attack, they can be both a warning sign and an opportunity for early treatment
Transient ischaemic attack (TIA) is a subtype of stroke, it causes similar symptoms, but usually only lasts a few minutes without leaving any permanent damage. [Weiterlesen]