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Are you sure you have healthy kidneys?

“But doctor, my kidneys have never given me trouble, I’ve never had pain and I’ve no problem urinating ...” This is unfortunately due to the fact that very often, when patients seek the...

If I were to ask you what is Audi’s biggest single market, what would you say? Portugal if you like to tell jokes, Germany if you don’t think much about it and probably the US if you took ten...

Doctors step-up fight against hospital director

As many as 370 Algarve doctors have signed up to the latest attempt to disgrace hospital administrator Pedro Nunes (pictured).

This new bid follows the ongoing controversy that has dogged...

Diabetes support - Alcoutim

Alcoutim has renewed a protocol with AEDMADA, a regional association for the study of diabetes and support of local patients.

The council will be giving €4,500 a year to the project, which...

Supercar prang, Lamborghini Gallardos

Considered an “exotic” among supercars, one of the last Lamborghini Gallardos had an inauspicious end somewhere in Portugal recently when its driver lost control and spun out the rear wheels....

Lighter, faster, better looking and more efficient, the new Golf GTI can be everything to everybody. The prodigal son is back with a bang.

Golf. GTI. Put together, are there two more...

For a change of scenery during the Algarve’s occasionally windy, wet winters why not try the Caribbean? Helga and I did recently and had a marvellous time.

We visited St. Martin, one of the...

Food safety authority ASAE is investigating three aphrodisiacs on sale in sex shops, marked as food supplements. The products should have been removed from sale over a week ago, but ASAE is...

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...

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