Last Updated 22 | 06 | 2014 at 09:53

Lifestyle / Health & Fitness

We all dread he sound of the drill at the dentist however scientists at Kings College in London may have found a way to do away with it all together. The two-step process, called Electrically...Read More >>

  • EU's top court may define obesity as a disability

    The EU’s top court is debating a test case at the present time which could oblige employers to treat obesity as a disability after a male child minder said he was sacked for being too fat. Karsten Kaltoft, who weighs about 160kg  told the BBC that "bad habits" had made...
  • Multiple Sclerosis walk on Sat 31 May

    The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Malta – VO/0043 – is raising funds and awareness by organising a walk from Sliema (Burger King) to Manoel Island, on Saturday 31 May at 10:00. Some people will run from San Anton gardens to Manoel Island (starting at 09:00)....
  • World Asthma Day: GSK Supporting Patients to Control their Asthma

    GSK is supporting World Asthma Day, to be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, to raise awareness of the condition. This year’s theme is ‘You Can Control Your Asthma’.
  • Stress Management and Self-care

    Sedqa Prevention Services, in collaboration with the head of school Ms Mary Attard and the senior Mangament team of Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary, this morning facilitated a seminar for lecturers and adminstration staff of this post-secondary educational school,...
  • GS superstore, Naxxar to hold Health Week from April 28th – May 3rd

    GS superstore in Naxxar will be holding another week-long activity for its customers, for the first time centered around health and the awareness of an active lifestyle. For the Health Week event, GS superstore is teaming up with leading brands: Barilla, Misura,...
  • Blood Donation Day for Farsons Group employees

    More than 60 employees responded to the Blood Donation Drive as one of the Company’s annual corporate social responsibility initiatives. The event, organized in collaboration with the Mobile Blood Donation
  • Napping can increase death risk by a third

    While an afternoon nap may pep you up in the short-term, over time the indulgence could increase the likelihood of a premature death by almost a third, scientists claim. Those who doze for an hour or more in the day may be putting themselves at risk of developing lung...
  • Online asthma test helping sufferers gain control

    An asthma online test is helping asthma sufferers identify their level of control over the disease. This is good news for 9% of the Maltese population who, according to the latest European Health Interview Survey, suffer from this condition. According to the...
  • MMSA approves first Policy Satement

    The Malta Medical Students’ Association approved its first ever policy statement on Thursday 27th March 2014, a policy statement entitled “Healthy Ageing”. This Policy Statement analyses the current Maltese demographic and brings to light the growing problems of our...
  • Medical students raise awareness on epilepsy

    The Malta Medical Student Association (MMSA) is a student organization which represents around 700 medical students. The MMSA organised a HealthFest in Tigne Point, Tas-Sliema, on Saturday morning.