There is new hope in the fight against Alzheimer’s this week, as Japanese scientists announce they have developed brain imaging techniques that can detect the build-up of a protein linked to Alzheimer’s. This could lead to earlier diagnosis and help in the testing of new drugs.
We are often asked ‘How long does it take to complete dental implant treatment?’ and the answer is that you should expect it to take around four to six months from the time of the initial consultation to the finished smile. However, depending on the complexity of the surgery it can take longer, and in
Botox and facial filler treatments are an effective way of reducing or even eliminating lines and wrinkles – but the results and safety depend entirely on the skill of the person administering the injections. It is therefore vital that you only go to a qualified and registered practitioner. Alarmingly, in Spain, cheap Botox and filler
Heart patients with a positive attitude live longer than those with less optimistic thoughts, according to new research. In a study of patients with coronary artery disease, Danish researchers found those with a positive attitude exercised more and lived longer.
Here are our top tips on travelling to Spain with diabetes. You can take insulin and non-insulin injections on planes from the UK to Spain but you will need a letter from your GP explaining what they are for and your need to carry medicines, needles and syringes. As liquid is restricted on flights from
OK, going to the dentist may not be high on your list of holiday activities, but it really does make a lot of sense – especially if you are visiting the Costa Blanca. Medcare Dental offers holidaymakers a free dental check at its clinic in Benijofar. You will be seen by our friendly dental team
Tooth loss is something that affects most of us at some point in our lives. In fact, statistics show that 69% of adults aged 35 to 44 have lost at least one permanent tooth to an accident, gum disease, a failed root canal or tooth decay. And, by age 74, 26% of adults have lost
Fat chance or last chance Obesity not only ruins lives; it kills. For the morbidly obese, weight-loss surgery offers a life-saving solution… There are many misconceptions about weight-loss surgery. It is often viewed as a quick fix for people who are too lazy to diet and exercise, or an extreme solution to a problem that
Breast surgery is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures at Medcare, and it often seems to us that women are more unhappy with their breasts than any other part of their body. Some women feel their breasts are too small, while others dislike that their breasts have lost shape and volume since having children.
Few people could honestly say they like going to the dentist. In fact, most of us view impending visits with trepidation, or even fear. So, you may be surprised to learn that there is an easy way to make visits to the dentists not only less traumatic, but also less expensive. How? You simply have