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International Childhood Cancer Day – 15 February

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that around 200 000 children and teenagers are diagnosed with cancer, though many cases may be unreported. It is one of the leading causes of death among children. Childhood cancer is commonly used to

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Posted in Diagnosis & Check-Ups, Medical Tourism, News, Portugal

Porto: Best European Destination 2017

Nominated three times and three times winner, setting a new record. The city of Porto is once again the Best European Destination. “Never has the choice of the winning city been so unanimous among travellers from all other the world”,

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Posted in News, News, Portugal

Parkinson’s Disease: How exercise can help

Exercise has multiple benefits for everybody. But for for people suffering from Parkinson’s, a movement disorder, it can have even a greater importance. A recent article by the New York Times emphasizes the power of exercise for Parkinsons Disease patients.

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Posted in Healthy living, Medical Tourism, News, Portugal

Coping with Burnout

Are you feeling too much stressed out about work, even during the holidays? Feel tired all the time? Don’t care as much about yourself anymore and don’t have much motivation to start a whole new day? You may be suffering

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Posted in Check-up & Diagnosis, Health, Health Prevention, Healthy living, Medical Tourism, Portugal, Uncategorized

Have you taken your child to the pediatrician this year?

August celebrates children’s Eye Health month and Safety. Now it’s the perfect timing to get a pediatric consultation and ensure all is well with your children, just before school starts again. Medical Port can help you book a pediatric consultation

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Posted in Check-up & Diagnosis, Health, Health Prevention, Medical Procedures, Medical Tourism

Best places to live: what makes Portugal so special?

Members of InterNations, an international expat community, put Portugal among the top ten places to live by weather. But this country has much more to offer than the sunniest continental european capital. Some countries value good weather more than others, but

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Posted in Medical Tourism, News, Portugal, Retirement in Portugal, Visit Portugal

Better safe than sorry: you may want to consider an STD screening

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), usually known as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), are infections that spread mostly through sexual contact. The most common are chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and trichomoniasis, but there are many more, like HIV and Hepatitis B. Holidays mean

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Posted in Diagnosis & Check-Ups, Health Prevention, Healthy living, Medical Tourism, News, Stay healthy

Looking for sunny and safe holidays, tourists turn to Portugal

As some common holidays destinations like France and Turkey deal with the threat of terrorism, the number of tourists in Portugal increases. While this country remains a good choice regarding safety, the government has also worked on improving security measures.

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Posted in Algarve, Health news, Lisbon, Medical Tourism, News, Portugal

American association “No Stomach for Cancer” awards Portuguese investigators for their research on stomach cancer

Three Portuguese investigators were awarded 25,000 € to continue their research on Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer. This collaboration is between two investigators from the University of Porto and from the Technical University of Lisbon. This is the first time that

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CNN invites everyone for the centre of universe, the centre region of Portugal

CNN journalist Paul Ames highlights the beauty and undiscovered treasures of “Centro”. The centre region of Portugal for its monuments, natural beauty and of course, food. The journalist says the region is a “largely undiscovered array of treasures unjustly ignored by Portugal

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Posted in News, Portugal