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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...

Clean body, clear mind workshop

Find out how toxic you are in the upcoming ‘Clean Body, Clear Mind Workshop’ at the Holiday Inn Algarve in Armação de Pêra on February 13 from 10am to 12.30pm.

Carin Carli, a health and...

Berries, computers, exercise, love and… …the art of ageing

Why are we putting together all these different things into a title?

It might look strange but scientists have been linking all of them to the same (very positive) thing: delay in...

Breathing-related diseases killed 50 a day in 2012

Breathing problems killed an average of 50 people per day in 2012, a 17% increase compared to the previous year, says a report by the National Respiratory Diseases Observatory (ONDR).

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Alcoutim expands free therapy services

Free physio- and speech therapy services have been extended in Alcoutim thanks to a €40,000 cash injection in the local 'bombeiros' association, which also covers nursing care.

The money,...

Porto Hospital opens training on Parkinson’s technique

Porto’s Hospital de São João is to start training foreign doctors on a technique it has been perfecting for years in the treatment of patients with Parkinson’s disease.

Deep Brain...

Did you know that you can dislocate your jaw just by eating a bread roll? No, neither did I – until it happened to me exactly one year ago.

I never expected to injure myself so badly one...

Beside you all the way

Senology is the medical specialty that deals with the study and the treatment of the mammary glands for both benign and malignant breast disease.

When there is any suspicion, alteration or...

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