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Health/Beauty/Fashion news & information for Spain

More than one in five children in Spain are 'abdominally obese'
Health & Beauty Wed, Jan 29, 2014

More than one in five children in Spain are...

A TOTAL of 21.3 per cent of Spanish children aged six to 11 and 14.3 per cent of teenagers from 12 to 17 years old suffer from 'abdominal obesity', an expression coined by the Hospital del Mar Institute of...

Glasses and contact lenses go up in price due to IVA bracket change ordered by EU
Health & Beauty Sat, Jan 11, 2014

Glasses and contact lenses go up in price due to IVA...

CONTACT lenses and spectacles will be more expensive this year thanks to an EU-based order to streamline IVA (VAT) paid. Eyeware is now considered to be a healthcare product and as such, should attract top-rate IVA,...

PIP 'cheap silicone' breast implant manufacturer jailed: 18,500 women in Spain affected
Health & Beauty Thu, Dec 12, 2013

PIP 'cheap silicone' breast implant manufacturer...

THE inventor of the so-called PIP breast implants has been sentenced to four years in jail after it was found that these were filled with an unregulated 'low-cost' gel and thousands of them split and leaked...

Valencia region 'may regulate' use of E-cigarettes
Health & Beauty Wed, Dec 4, 2013

Valencia region 'may regulate' use of E-cigarettes

HEALTH authorities in the Valencia region plan to regulate sales and use of electronic or E-cigarettes and commission of experts is examining them to ascertain whether or not they are harmful. E-cigarettes contain...

Desigual aims to break into Spain's Top 100 companies with its ongoing expansion and diversification plans
Health & Beauty Sun, Dec 1, 2013

Desigual aims to break into Spain's Top 100 companies...

SPANISH streetwear label Desigual is hoping to break the one-billion-euro barrier in 2014 in order to get into the Top 100 companies in the land. According to managing director Manel Jadraque,the world has room for 20...

'Morning after' pill users are 'predominantly Catholic', says survey
Health & Beauty Sun, Sep 29, 2013

'Morning after' pill users are 'predominantly...

AT LEAST seven in 10 Spanish women who have used the 'morning after' pill on one or more occasions in the past year are Catholic, according to recent research. Whilst the Catholic Church prohibits any form of...

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