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

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!

BRCA + : Unlocking secrets in your DNA

BRCA + : Hereditary Predisposition Test to Breast, Ovary and Endometrial Cancer. Knowledge is power. How many times have you heard that one? Do you believe it? We certainly do. This might lead you to believe that deciding to undergo genetic testing is an easy decision to make, but you’d be wrong. Unlocking secrets in … Continue reading BRCA + : Unlocking secrets in your DNA

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!

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

Chickenpox: Get a Shot, Avoid the Dots!

It feels like a fever. Or maybe a cold. But when you look in the mirror and see spots, you know it’s not a game of connect-the-dots. It’s chickenpox. And chickenpox sure do itch! Here’s why: After the red spots appear on your body, they fill up with a clear liquid. These liquid-filled blisters are … Continue reading Chickenpox: Get a Shot, Avoid the Dots!

Turó Park Medical Center – Architecture Project

On January 19th 2017, Turó Park Medical Center opened it’s doors. Founded by Dr. Madeleine Smit, a Dutch native relocated in Barcelona, this private medical center has a specific focus on foreign patients (expats, tourists, business travelers). Turó Park Medical Center is an architecture project from IsabelLopezVilalta+Asociados, an very well known studio from Barcelona. Isabel … Continue reading Turó Park Medical Center – Architecture Project

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.