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If I told you that garlic, a humble kitchen herb, has the potential to save the world from the threat of antibiotic resistant infections, you probably wouldn’t believe me.

Luckily, you don...

The HPA Health Group offers innovative technology in the treatment of swallowing difficulties and speech disorders. This new technology is the only one in the Algarve and one of the few in...

Around 400 B.C., Hippocrates is said to have named masses of cancerous cells karkinos — Greek for crab. Why did he use that word?

A malignant tumour is usually hard mass, so maybe it...

A new equipment for the treatment of cancer will soon be available at the Hospital Particular in Gambelas: Hyperthermia.

Hyperthermia means increasing body temperature above the...

I’ve had several women come to me this month with hypothyroidism, or low thyroid function. All had different symptoms, but had one thing in common: they had all been diagnosed with something else...

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is the most prevalent form of diabetes and is associated with modern lifestyle: poor diet and sedentary lifestyle. Many people are unaware that they suffer from this...

I recently read an article in a very well-known Portuguese newspaper on the use of statins by a Portuguese Cardiology Professor, Dr. Fausto Pinto, who was the President of the European Society of...

Summer is a fantastic time to be here in the Algarve. Nearly every day, after having enjoyed a day at the beach, you are offered a special evening with music festivals and all kinds of fairs and...

The use of orthobiologics is expanding at a rapid pace in the field of bone and joint surgery, tendon and wound healing. Orthobiologics are considered to be naturally occurring elements that are...

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