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DIVERTICULITIS – A COMMON SILENT PROBLEM

Diverticulitis – a common silent problem

DIVERTICULAR disease and diverticulitis are related digestive conditions that affect the large intestine (colon). In diverticular disease, small bulges or pockets (diverticula) develop in the lining of the intestine, and diverticulitis is when these pockets...
DIY peel off face mask and natural hair dye

DIY peel off face mask and natural hair dye

Honey and pineapple peel off face mask The benefits of a peel off face mask are many. Besides giving your skin radiance and firmness in a jiffy, they are also very effective in cleansing your...
Combatting the common cold

Combatting the common cold

YOUR head throbs, your nose runs and you're coughing. While the common cold isn't usually serious, it's nothing to sneeze at either. Cold symptoms can make the average adult miserable for about a week. If you catch...
World Sight Day

At least half of all cases of sight loss could have been prevented according...

ONE in five people will live with sight loss in their life time despite at least half of all cases being avoidable, warns a new report published by charity the Royal National Institute of...
Active middle aged men tend to stay active

Active middle aged men tend to stay active

ACCORDING to a new online study published by the British Medical Journal, active middle-aged men are likely to stay active into old age. The research included nearly 3,500 British men, aged 40 to 59 at...
What should I do for World Sight Day

Ask the Optician – What should I do for World Sight Day?

WORLD SIGHT DAY (WSD) is an annual day of awareness on the 12th of October to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. To support this important initiative, we’re answering your questions about impaired...
Fake tan, white teeth

RTN Beauty tips: Stained teeth and fake tan…

Does rubbing fruit on your teeth remove stains? Strawberries, lemons, even banana peels - we've heard of people reaching for the fruit bowl in an effort to get a shiny smile, but does it work?...
How do I practice mindfulness

How do I practice mindfulness?

MINDFULNESS is available to us in every moment, whether through meditations and body scans, or mindful moment practices like taking time to pause and breathe when the phone rings instead of rushing to answer...
People who bite their nails could be perfectionists

People who bite their nails could be perfectionists

Pulling hair, biting nails, picking skin - these behaviours are common, if frustrating, behaviours. But what do they mean for the people who suffer from them? Researchers from the Institut Universitaire en Santementale de...
Keep the mascara and toss the concealer

Keep the mascara and toss the concealer

MAKE your mascara last longer If your mascara tube has become dry or clumpy, there's no reason to throw it out. Add some eye drops and it will be as good as new. Eye drops are...
What to look for in a face moisturiser for men

What to look for in a face moisturiser for men

THE best face moisturisers for men accomplish three objectives: Hydrate, Protect, and Renew. Hydrate: Aloe, Hyaluronic Acid, and Vitamin E are three of the best natural ingredients to keep a face looking hydrated. A hydrated...
What is fibromyalgia

What is fibromyalgia?

WHEN Lady Gaga announced on Twitter that she suffers from fibromyalgia, she was met with an abundance of well wishes. Not only did fans feel for the ‘Poker Face’ star, they could relate —...
A healthy heart is a happy one

A healthy heart is a happy one

FRIDAY September 29 commemorates the 17th World Heart Day. World Heart Day was established to raise global awareness of the importance of paying attention to our heart health and our risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), which...
HAIR TODAY...AND TOMORROW

Hair today…and tomorrow

FOR hair to be beautiful it needs to be fed from within. The type, thickness and curl of your hair depend on heredity, but its condition depends on your diet and how you care...
Eyebrows

Castor oil for naturally thick eyebrows

CASTOR OIL is one of the most effective remedies to boost the growth of your eyebrows. It contains protein, vitamins, fatty acids and antioxidants that nourish the hair follicles and promote hair growth. Plus, it is...
How can I support your charity campaign

Ask the Optician – How can I support your charity campaign?

UNTIL the end of the year, Specsavers are raising money for the ONCE Foundation for the Deaf-Blind (FOAPS) by offering free comprehensive eye tests and asking patients to donate 1€ to FOAPS after their...
carredent

Be part of the family with Carredent

ESTABLISHED in Torrevieja for over a decade, Carredent Dental Practice is owned and run by husband and wife team Ian and Alison Smith. Ian studied dentistry at Liverpool University for five years while Alison is...
The secret to the perfect shave

The secret to the perfect shave

DOES your morning shave seem more like a chore than a pleasure? For many men, staving off stubble is just another step in a.m. drudgery, not to mention a source of skin irritation and...
PARKINSONS AND SKIN CANCER LINK

Parkinson’s and skin cancer link

PEOPLE with Parkinson's disease are about four times more likely to develop melanoma skin cancer, and conversely, people with melanoma have a fourfold higher risk of getting Parkinson's, researchers report. Although doctors have known about...
Height, waist and prostate risks

Height, waist and prostate risks

A NEW study suggest that the larger a man, the greater his risk of getting and dying from aggressive prostate cancer. Researchers found that every additional 4 inches of height increased a man's chances of...
A new era of Transition lenses

Optica Machin – A new era of Transition lenses

LIGHT-ADAPTIVE lenses – also known as photochromics – are entering a brand new era. Whilst fashion now dictates brighter coloured frames with colourful lenses, Transitions Optical, the makers of the most famous light-adaptive lenses,...

Quironsalud offers free prostate cancer tests

THE Hospital Quironsalud group launched a campaign this week to encourage members of the public to undergo PSA tests to screen for prostate cancer. PSA tests are being offered for free to men over 45...

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NEW RANGE OF MINI COOPERS LAUNCHED

New range of Mini Coopers launched

FULL-ON performance and track day thrills are guaranteed with the new MINI Cooper S Works 210 line-up, which now extends across MINI 5-door Hatch...
RTN BOOK REVIEW - THE BLACK BOOK

Book Review: The Black Book by James Patterson & David Ellis

BILLY HARNEY was born to be a cop. The son of Chicago's chief of detectives, whose twin sister is also on the force, Billy...
Help At Home needs your help

Help At Home needs your help!

HAH is a fully registered local charity made up of caring members of the local community around the Mar Menor in Spain. They are...
To the rescue

To the rescue, eagle stuck in tree in Javea

JAVEA’S emergency services rescued an eagle trapped in a pine tree in the Cap Marti area. A neighbour reported the large bird being stuck in...
SAMM report

Glorious weather but where’s the wind?

FOR the fifth week running no wind and a flat calm Mar Menor greeted the SAMM competitors as they arrived for the racing on...
AIRPORT NUMBERS TAKING OFF

Airport passenger numbers taking off

IN the same week that Alicante-Elche Airport announced growing passenger numbers and breaking all previous records, Murcia-San Javier has smashed some records of their...
Put a sock in it

Put a Sock in it

I WAS admiring shirts in one of the ubiquitous sales at Zenia Boulevard the other day, when the Princess, fresh from her own browsing,...
It’s electrifying works

Islas Marianas – It’s electrifying

THE FIRST stage of power line works in the Islas Marianas area are complete. The mayor of Infrastructures, Jose Carlos Martin announced Endesa will start...
How pets cope with loss

How pets cope with loss

HAVE you ever wondered what happens to a pet when they lose their human or animal companion? Do pets grieve? Like humans, pets too show signs...
Young piano star wows crowd

Young piano star wows crowd in Teulada-Moraira

THE Teulada-Moraira Auditori was alive last weekend as it played host to the International Piano Festival. The festival welcomed 18-year-old Carlos Santo Martinez back to Spain...
Beauty Tips - Eyelash curler 2

Bad beauty tips NOT to follow…

LEAVE these beauty tips where they belong: in the past. DON’T Heat up your eyelash curler with a hair dryer. This seems like a great idea in...
'Best Gluten Free Restaurant' is on the Marina Alta

‘Best Gluten Free Restaurant’ is on the Marina Alta

A RESTAURANT in Javea has been named the ‘Best Gluten Free Restaurant in the Valencian Region’ by FACE (Federation of Celiac Associations in Spain). RestauranteSur,...
Grumpy old man

Grumpy old man

WHAT could be more pleasant than holidaying on the shores of Golden Pond, New England as cantankerous retiree Norman Thayer and his conciliatory wife...
Marbella Mayor agrees €17.8 million project

Marbella Mayor agrees €17.8 million project to beat traffic jams

DESPITE the building of the tunnel under San Pedro Alcantara in an effort to reduce delays, the problem of traffic jams between the town...