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Everything you need to know about how medication or psychophysical conditions can affect you as a driver or pedestrian, as well as information on how to prevent accidents in the home or during your leisure time.

Movement disorders Movement disorders

Movement disorders: Parkinson’s Disease and Driving

Up until now there has been no drug capable of halting the progress of Parkinson's disease. However, given that the motor manifestations of the disease are due to the depletion of dopamine in the nigrostriatial pathway, the fundamental treatment entails administering substances or taking actions that increase this concentration.

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Viral conjunctivitis and road safety Viral conjunctivitis and road safety

Viral conjunctivitis and road safety

Conjunctivitis is the term used to describe the swelling (inflammation) of the conjunctiva, the thin, transparent membrane that lines the inside of the eyelids and the white part of the eye (known as the sclerotic). This condition is often referred to as “pink eye”.

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Sports injuries and muscle relaxants Sports injuries and muscle relaxants

Sports injuries and muscle relaxants

Summer is approaching and an increasing number of people are engaging in sporting activities, but it is during these months that the number of sports-related injuries also increases; some of the most common of these are pulled muscles and sprains.

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Stings from jellyfish tentacles Stings from jellyfish tentacles

Stings from jellyfish tentacles

On the 20th of July 2015, an article was published in the Valencian Newspaper, Del Levante, about jellyfish venom suspended in the waters, which caused at least ten people to seek medical help at the lifeguard station on the Saler beach. The presence of jellyfish on Spanish beaches is quite common during the summer.

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