Monthly Archives: June 2017

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How is your Immune System?

By | 2018-05-21T08:10:39+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

To be immune means to be protected. So it makes sense that the body system that helps fight off sickness is called the immune system. The immune system is made up of a network of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to protect the body. White blood cells, also called leukocytes, are part of this defense system. There are two basic types of these germ-fighting cells: The Phagocytes, which chew up invading germs and The Lymphocytes, which allow the body to [...]

Cheers for the Ears

By | 2018-05-21T08:10:53+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Sounds are everywhere, and you have two cool parts on your body that let you hear them all: your ears! Your ears are in charge of collecting sounds, processing them, and sending sound signals to your brain. And that's not all — your ears also help you keep your balance. So if you bend over to pick up something, you won't fall down. The ear is made up of three different sections: the outer ear, the middle ear, and [...]

Hyaluronic Acid

By | 2018-05-21T08:11:05+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Hyaluronic Acid (Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, HA) naturally occurs in the skin and plays an important role in maintaining moisture and creating fullness. This essential molecule however has a short lifecycle in skin, with 30%-50% degrading every 24 hours. With age, the skin’s ability to produce hyaluronic acid decreases. Production starts to decline in the 20s and this decline accelerates in the 40s. Decreased production rapid degradation of hyaluronic acid contribute to signs of aging, including decreased firmness, less [...]

Meet Our New General Doctor: Dr. Anna Maria Pedro

By | 2018-05-21T08:11:14+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Dr. Anna Maria Pedro is TPMC’s General Medical Practitioner with a special interest in respiratory diseases. She is a Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona graduate who did her GP training in Family and Community Medicine for 4 years at the renowned Hospital Universitario del Valle de Hebrón and in Primary Care at CAP La PAU. During her residency she performed external rotation at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, USA and participated in the Family Doctor Fellow Internship. Dr. [...]

Simple Ways To Boost Your Health This Summer

By | 2018-05-21T08:11:26+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

It's getting hot in Barcelona, isn't it? That is because we are just one week away from the official start of Summer, June 21st. Wooho! This means beach, parties, bonfires, and spending some long days outside in good company. To help you get the best out of this amazing season, we put together simple ways to boost your health this summer. Try one or try them all. They're so easy you won't even know they're good for you. :-) [...]

A Team of Top Doctors®

By | 2018-05-21T08:11:39+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Top Doctors® is the world’s medical team of reference in international private medicine. It has specialists of great renown in each specialty in Europe, Latin America and the USA. It came about with the objective of answering a clear need: knowing which is the best specialist to go to when facing a health problem. For 25 years, Top Doctors® has had the world’s most rigorous doctor selection system. The system is so demanding that only 1 in 10 [...]

Medical Analysis Clinic

By | 2018-05-21T08:11:50+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Turó Park Medical Center also works as a Medical Analysis Clinic in the mornings in partneship with LABCO - a European leader in diagnostic testing and pathology. LABCO was established in Barcelona in 1991, it now operates in eight countries and is one of Spain’s most respected Medical Analyses laboratories. LABCO ensures that the patient is always put first, with fast and accurate results. Once the results are finalized, doctors and patients can receive alerts via SMS or email, [...]