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The flu is coming back. The 2018/2019 influenza season is arriving soon.

Seasonal influenza is a preventable infectious disease, mostly with respiratory symptoms, caused by the influenza...

The Hospital Particular in Alvor and the Hospital Particular in Gambelas (Faro) have both earned an international quality accreditation from the Joint Commission International (JCI).

The...

Can water alone help us stay healthy? Can it be a medical medium that can strengthen the body and ward off sickness? Father Sebastian Kneipp, a German priest living in the mid-18th century, seemed...

Vestibular rehabilitation is a method that is being used more and more in physiotherapy for the rehabilitation of patients with vestibular disorders and equilibrium deficiency. It is, in fact,...

You may have heard of the term ‘burnout’, ‘adrenal fatigue’ or even ‘adrenal dysfunction’ in the news over the last few years.

The medical establishment doesn’t recognise it as a condition...

Sleep deprivation or bad quality sleep causes disruptions both in social and professional life due to decreased wakefulness, lack of attention and drowsiness during the day, but the consequences...

The doctor-patient relationship is a central part of healthcare and the practice of medicine, forming one of the foundations of contemporary medical ethics.

It is a specific form of...

“I felt like I was going to die. I woke up suddenly at midnight with the feeling that I couldn’t breathe; I was trembling all over and there was tightness in my chest. I thought I was having a...

Summer is here but with the joys of sunny, relaxing days at the beach and striving for the perfect tan comes an elevated risk of doing permanent damage to your skin. In fact, unprotected, long...

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