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December is the month when days are shorter and the lack of day light contributes to feeling less energetic, and keeping active turns out to be a real challenge. However, it is even more important...

Ageing and memory loss, what is normal?
Although new neurons develop throughout our lives, our brains reach their maximum size during our early twenties and then begin to very slowly decline...

Sudden temperature changes in the autumn contribute to the spreading of bacteria and colds. A strong immune system is the best protection against winter colds. Although there are no foolproof...

A traditional winter enemy: the flu

It has turned into a habit to write about flu every year. It is only natural considering influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness that comes back every winter, caused by the influenza...

Starting from the beginning of 2016, patients whose symptoms suggest they could be suffering from colorectal cancer will have a way of fast-tracking tests (colonoscopies) thanks to a project...

A clinic offering ‘avant-garde’ plastic surgery opened in Vilamoura on November 29. The clinic is the brainchild of Avelino Monteiro Abreu, an experienced plastic surgeon who also works for...

Hearing loss and ageing do not necessarily need to go hand in hand

Hearing difficulties are often undervalued and regarded as a natural phenomena associated with the ageing process. Although in the elderly, loss of hearing is called presbycusis. Due to the...

Did you know that they are our fuel? Like cars we need fuel, and they represent the necessary energy. Carbohydrates aren’t bad, but some may be healthier than others.

Bread, pasta, rice,...

Teenagers and children’s postures

You certainly have noticed how our young population, mainly our teenagers, have adopted bad postural habits. They seem to be glued into this hunched over posture over their cell phones or tablets...

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