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Torticollis, a pain in the neck

Have you ever gone to bed perfectly fine and woken up the next morning with a stiff, painful neck where your head stays tilted to one side? Sometimes the pain can be so acute that just lifting...

For humans to be in good health, or “healthy”, usually means the general condition of a person’s mind and body free from illness, injury or pain.

Everyone wants to be healthy and society...

New moves to oust hospital director

In a relentless concerted attack on Algarve hospital boss Pedro Nunes, Portimão’s municipal assembly has passed a new motion calling for his dismissal. The move comes after a series of political...

Are you sure you have healthy kidneys?

“But doctor, my kidneys have never given me trouble, I’ve never had pain and I’ve no problem urinating ...” This is unfortunately due to the fact that very often, when patients seek the...

Doctors step-up fight against hospital director

As many as 370 Algarve doctors have signed up to the latest attempt to disgrace hospital administrator Pedro Nunes (pictured).

This new bid follows the ongoing controversy that has dogged...

Diabetes support - Alcoutim

Alcoutim has renewed a protocol with AEDMADA, a regional association for the study of diabetes and support of local patients.

The council will be giving €4,500 a year to the project, which...

Food safety authority ASAE is investigating three aphrodisiacs on sale in sex shops, marked as food supplements. The products should have been removed from sale over a week ago, but ASAE is...

Fast-food and obesity 'thumbs-up' for Portugal

Portugal is among the developed countries with the lowest rates of fast-food consumption and obesity, according to a recent study by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

The study's goal...

Free psychology in the Algarve

Vila do Bispo, in the Alagarve, has introduced free psychology support for its population.

In a press release, the local council announced the new service has been created to help...

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