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Health/Beauty/Fashion news & information for Spain

'Eyeballing', 'Oxy-shots' and 'Tampodkas': Dangerous and growing drinking trends among Spain's youth
Health & Beauty Sat, May 25, 2013

'Eyeballing', 'Oxy-shots' and...

HEALTH authorities have warned that a dangerous 'drinking' trend detected in the UK, USA and Germany is becoming rife in Spain – pouring alcohol into the eye or various orifices so that it gets into the system...

One in three people of a 'normal weight' are obese and BMI readings 'are inaccurate'
Health & Beauty Sat, Feb 16, 2013

One in three people of a 'normal weight' are obese...

AT LEAST a third of people whose BMI index shows they are a normal weight are actually obese, according to a study by Navarra University hospital. The endocrinology and nutrition department has found that the commonly...

'Flu epidemic hits northern Spain
Health & Beauty Fri, Jan 25, 2013

'Flu epidemic hits northern Spain

A 'FLU epidemic is sweeping across Spain's most northerly regions and could spread across the rest of the country, warns Madrid's Carlos III Institute of Health. Taking numbers of patients diagnosed with...

Anti-AIDS vaccine discovered in Barcelona hospital
Health & Beauty Thu, Jan 3, 2013

Anti-AIDS vaccine discovered in Barcelona hospital

A VACCINE which holds back HIV developing into AIDS has been devised by scientists in Barcelona's Hospital Clínic, who say this is 'just the start' in the ongoing search for a cure. The jab's effects...

Streetwear brand's SS13 adverts: 'Sexist, frivolous and tactless', or 'fabulous and realistic'
Health & Beauty Tue, Dec 11, 2012

Streetwear brand's SS13 adverts: 'Sexist, frivolous...

ADVERTS on video for next season's collection by Spanish urbanwear brand Desigual have caused mixed reactions on Twitter just days after being released. The three one-minute videos each feature a different young...