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eurocidade guadiana

Health chiefs in the Algarve and Spain are coming up with a ‘Eurocitizen’ discount card, to help people get the specialist care they need at affordable prices.

The initiative was thrashed...

Foundation launches groundbreaking ‘cancerwatch’ programme

The Champalimaud Foundation - dedicated to biomedical research - is launching a groundbreaking programme that will warn people of their risks of contracting cancer before they get it.


Have yourself a merry little Christmas

“From now on, our troubles will be miles away” - says the Christmas carol.
Sensational indeed, all troubles will vanish when the Christmas feeling starts blowing it all away.
It sounds...

Venous thromboembolism and air travel

Venous thrombosis is an accumulation of clot in the vein system (deep or superficial), normally in the legs, that in certain instances may dislodge to the lungs giving rise to a pulmonary embolism...

Kidney stones

Kidney stones are caused by an accumulation of mineral salts, combined mostly with calcium, which may lodge anywhere along the course of the urinary tract. They are usually comprised of calcium...


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