The Recover Foundation Telecare/Health 2.0 project selected by the Botín Foundation

Recover Foundation Best Doctors and Medtin

As we have mentioned previously in this blog, Best Doctors works closely with the Recover Foundation, an organisation whose main objective is to reduce the deficiencies of health services that affect a large part of the population on the African continent.

At Best Doctors we are delighted to be able to collaborate in solidarity projects. For this reason, we are proud that the Recover Foundation has been acknowledged by an institution such as the Botín Foundation for its innovation, sustainability and significant social impact in the field of international cooperation.

Aside from this recognition, what is truly important in this case is the economic contribution that the Botín Foundation makes in projects of this type. Understanding the Telecare project and Health 2.0 This exciting Recover Foundation project was launched in 2009. It is a social network with a similar operating scheme to Facebook which is aimed at providing continuous training to health care professionals in order to save as many lives as possible.   The most important aspect of this project is, without a doubt, being able to combine medical training, research and health care for high-needs patients in an initiative that, in Read more

Can reflux be a sign of cardiovascular disease?

Yes, it is possible. Best Doctors gastroenterologist Dr. Kenneth Falchuk, based at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, illustrates to us in this video the differences between a simple reflux, caused by fatty foods and excessively sweet or spicy dishes; and the other type of heartburn, which may indicate a condition related to our heart.

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Organic food: a great asset to our health

According to a recent study led by Professor Carlo Leifert of Newcastle University, and published in the British Journal of Nutrition, organic foods incorporate more antioxidants than first believed. In addition to this, it is considered as being much healthier than food that is usually found in supermarkets on account of a significantly lower presence of pesticides and toxic metals for our body.

This research consists of a total of 343 test results (along with various preparatory work), and which contests other studies from prestigious institutions that seemed to indicate that organic products - those whose cultivation had no traces of any pesticide or chemical fertilisers - did not provide higher nutritional content or benefits for the health of our body. In that regard, the recent research carried out by the Leifert team holds that there are "significant differences" that would prove the superiority of organic food over the rest in terms of nutrition and health. According to the aforementioned study, these types of Read more