The Basics of Pediatric Immunization

Immunization (vaccination) is a way of creating immunity to certain diseases by using small amounts of a killed or weakened microorganism that causes the particular disease. Babies are born with protection against certain diseases because antibodies from their mothers were passed to them through the placenta. After birth, breastfed babies get the continued benefits of … Continue reading The Basics of Pediatric Immunization

Nutrition Services

Stress, digestive problems, circulatory, fatigue, overweight, sleep disturbance, moods … The nutritional deficiencies or excesses are reflected in the skin, body and face.  Nutrition, together with plastic surgery and cosmetics, an necessary aspect to achieve harmony and beauty. Concepts such as dermo-nutrition (care of the skin through food) or nutrition (basic substances and with specific … Continue reading Nutrition Services

Gynecology and Obstetrics

Dear TPMC Family, we are happy to announce that we now have a Gynecology and Obstetrics service, directed by Dr. Marta Peró. Dr. Peró studied Medicine at Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona and got her specialization in Gynecology and Obstetrics at Hospital de la Santa Creu i de Sant Pau, in Barcelona. Dr. Peró is immediately … Continue reading Gynecology and Obstetrics

Flu Season, Flu Shot!

It’s Flu season, time for the Flu shot! Influenza is also called the flu. It’s an infection that causes a fever, chills, cough, body aches, headaches, and sometimes earaches or sinus problems. The flu is an extremely contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza A or B viruses. What’s the Flu Vaccine? Health experts recommend that all people age … Continue reading Flu Season, Flu Shot!

Barcelona International Community Day!

Barcelona International Community Day will take place next Saturday, October 21st at the Maritim Museum and will present a full day programme of activities aimed at the expat community in four different areas: personal landing, doing business, enjoying the city and family activities. The event boasts a full programme with over 40 activities, including conferences, … Continue reading Barcelona International Community Day!

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide annual campaign involving thousands of organizations, to highlight the importance of the awareness, education and research. According to the World Health Organization, this is most common cancer among women worldwide, claiming the lives of hundreds of thousands of women each year and affecting countries at all levels of … Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Meet Our Plastic Surgeon: Dr. Noemí González

Meet Our Plastic Surgeon at Turó Park Medical Center: Dr. Noemí González. After graduating her Medical School (MD) at the University of Barcelona and Université d´Amiens (France), Dr González approved her Doctoral Degree (PhD) at the Humboldt University of Berlin with a Cum Laude Qualification. Noemí is internationally Board Certified in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive … Continue reading Meet Our Plastic Surgeon: Dr. Noemí González

Healthcare in Spain

Spanish Healthcare consists of both private and public healthcare, with some hospitals (hospitales) and healthcare centres (centros de salud) offering both private (privado) and state healthcare services (asistencia sanitaria pública). You don’t need to have private health insurance to get medical treatment in Spain but it usually allows you to get faster treatment for non-emergency … Continue reading Healthcare in Spain

Women’s Health: Your Health At Every Age.

As a woman, you need some special exams and screenings. Unique issues include pregnancy, menopause, and conditions of the female organs. Women can have a healthy pregnancy by getting early and regular prenatal care. They should also get recommended breast cancer, cervical cancer, and bone density screenings. Women and men also have many of the … Continue reading Women’s Health: Your Health At Every Age.

Understanding Asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease involving the airways in the lungs. These airways, or bronchial tubes, allow air to come in and out of the lungs. If you have asthma your airways are always inflamed. They become even more swollen and the muscles around the airways can tighten when something triggers your symptoms. This makes … Continue reading Understanding Asthma