World AIDS Day(WAD)

December 1st is World AIDS Day. AIDS is the most acute phase of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus or HIV, which attacks the immune system of the affected person, the body’s basic and fundamental defense against various infectious agents. Dr. Gerardo Ventura Serrano, specialist in Gynecology and member of Top Doctors, explains several factors to take … Read more

Don’t get sunburned initiative kicks off

On May 9, the project launched by Clínica Dermatológica Internacional to prevent skin cancer in adults was launched at the Colegio La Salle Maravillas. This is a pioneering initiative in which this school has become the first in Spain to have dispensers and free photoprotectors for children, in addition to offering an educational program aimed … Read more

How are the drivers preparing for the 24 hours of Montmeló?

Stretching is a practice that is usually done before doing any kind of sport. Dr. Pere Mir, specialist in Traumatology and member of Top Doctors recommends a previous study to know the characteristics of each sport discipline (which muscles work the most, which injuries are the main ones, etc.) and the profile of the athlete. … Read more

5 tests that every athlete or amateur should undergo

Practicing sports is important for good health, but it is just as important to do it well, and to be well prepared. Before starting a sports routine, we must go to a specialist in Sports Medicine to have a sports medical examination to conclude our capacity to be able to undergo such practice. This medical … Read more

Foods to Prevent Prostate Cancer

Today is World Day against Prostate Cancer. It is one of the diseases that most concerns men and according to data from the Spanish Association of Urology (AEU), it is the most common tumor among the male population in our country, where 22,000 new cases are detected each year. Although, in general, it can be … Read more

The importance of biosafety in Assisted Reproduction

Clinica Tambre, specialists in Assisted Reproduction, explain that biosafety in an in vitro fertilization laboratory consists of the set of measures taken to protect the patient, the laboratory worker, the surroundings and the environment. These measures include techniques and procedures, as well as physical measures, including the design and equipment of the laboratory. Biosafety allows … Read more

Advance directives: what is it and how to formalize it

The advance directives document (DVA), also known as living will or advance directives, is a legal instrument that allows a person to communicate in advance which medical care he/she accepts and which he/she rejects in the future; in the event that, when the time comes, the person is no longer capable of making decisions for … Read more

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: the evolution of new therapies for an evolving disease

The World Gastroenterology Organization proclaimed May 29, 2004 as World Digestive Health Day. Since then, every year an attempt is made to raise awareness about some of the health problems related to the Digestive System. This year it is dedicated to Inflammatory Bowel Disease, an increasingly frequent pathology in the population living in developed countries, … Read more

10 tips to take care of your vision

It is estimated that more than 95% of the information our brain receives comes through our eyes. Sight is by far the ability we fear losing the most, far ahead of physical mobility or hearing. The second Thursday of October is celebrated every year as World Sight Day, a date that aims to raise public … Read more