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Anaemia is characterised by low haemoglobin in the red blood cells. Haemoglobin is a molecule that is responsible for carrying oxygen to all the cells of the human body. When there is a reduction...

Whether your goal is cutting calories or eating healthier, sugar substitutes abound. With overweight and obesity rates soaring, many people may think they have to give up sweets in order to lose...

Think of mistletoe, pine, holly, ivy – what do these plants mean to you? Kissing, Christmas decorations and poison may come to mind… but probably not herbal medicine.  

These festive herbs...

One of the first requests I hear in my aesthetic consultations is: “Doctor, I want to age gracefully but …,” followed by a variable list of specific aspects of their face they are not happy with,...

The renovation of the Ophthalmology Department that began in 2016 has allowed us to expand the department as far as its resources and services are concerned.

New subspecialities such as...

To better understand why ankle mobility is so important when performing a squat (or any movement where the feet are on the ground), especially when performing physical activity, we should learn...

Every month brings with it a new theme to my clinic – last month, it was sleep.

Whether you’ve tossed and turned once or twice or have been counting sheep for months, sleeplessness is...

This time of year for most Algarvians is a time to recuperate a little. After spending a summer working too many hours a day, having put the kids back to school and having gone through an...

There is something more important than enumerating diseases one by one; something more important that we must deal with every day: people who are ill, who feel ill, who suffer … as a whole!

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