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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...

We have finally driven the i3 in Portugal so it is time for the million-dollar question: should you buy one?

Cars are like people: first impressions are very important. Two months ago I was...

Gout

Gout is a type of arthritis in which uric acid crystals are deposited in the joints, tendons and kidneys causing pain and inflammation.

Uric acid is normally cleared from the body via the...

The RCZ is a great everyday coupé. It is also the only mass production car in the world with a double-bubble on the roof, a la Zagato

My entrance in 2014 was made at the wheel of a Peugeot...

A ground-breaking, blood-resistant surgical glue which allows for easier reparation of cardiovascular anomalies has been created by a group involving two Portuguese scientists – Maria José Pereira...

Good news for hepatitis C sufferers

A pioneering new treatment for people suffering from hepatitis C will be made available in Portugal this month - two years after its use was approved by the EC.

Boceprevir will improve...

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