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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

Portugal is the country to go in 2017

Already thinking of where to go next year? According to Huffington Post, Portugal is the country everybody will be visiting. To support this claim, Huffington Post gathers the latest ranks that put Portugal on the top, like Travel + Leisure’s choice

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Posted in Algarve, Lisbon, News, Portugal, Uncategorized

Brand “Portugal” on the rise

World renowned personalities, a widely spoken language, modern infrastructures and a business friendly environment are some of the aspects that Huffington Post points out as the reasons of Portugal’s bright momentum. The recent election of Portuguese António Guterres as United Nations

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Posted in Lisbon, News, Portugal, Visit Portugal

Cardiovascular diseases

All the organs in the body are important, but the heart certainly deserves a special care. Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 75% of CVD deaths occur

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Posted in Check-up & Diagnosis, Health, Health news, Health Prevention, Lisbon, Medical Procedures, Oporto, Portugal

29th September – World Heart Day

World Heart Day is celebrated on the 29th of September. Throughout the world, millions of deaths are linked to heart problems, and many could be avoided with an healthier lifestyle and early prevention mechanisms. According to the world Health Organization

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Posted in Check-up & Diagnosis, Diagnosis & Check-Ups, Health news, Healthcare, Portugal

Parents: help your kids reach full potential at school – part 2

Following the previous article we give you a few more tips to guarantee your children will have a prosperous school year. This time we talk about sports, grandparents and dyslexia.  Sports Sports are always a good choice as an extra curricular activity.

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Posted in Health, Health Prevention, Healthy living, Portugal, Stay healthy

Parents: help your kids reach full potential at school

Sleep, eating habits and motivation are essential for a productive school year. Start implementing good practices from the beginning. We give you some advice coming from our partner, Hospital Lusíadas. Sleep A good night of sleep is essential. A disturbed

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

Portugal receives 23 “World Travel Awards”

Best beach destination, best island destination and best cruise destination were some of the highlights for Portugal at this year’s “World Travel Awards” for the European region. Every year, Portugal’s tourism offer gets more and more recognition. This time, the country

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Posted in Algarve, Lisbon, Portugal, Visit Portugal