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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

Sexually transmitted infections: Chlamydia

Chlamydia is one of the most common Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) worldwide, yet, because of its asymptomatic nature, many people don’t know they are infected. If left untreated, it can lead to serious health complications. Fortunately, nowadays it’s easy to

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Posted in Check-up & Diagnosis, Health, Health Prevention, Healthcare, Portugal

World Hepatitis Day: knowing the viruses

Yesterday the world observed the “World Hepatitis Day” that was created to raise awareness about this condition. There are five different types of hepatitis: A, B, C, D and E. Viruses B and C are the deadliest ones. Nowadays, Portugal is

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Posted in Health news, Healthcare, Hospitals, Portugal, World Hepatitis Day

Portuguese doctor is the most influential pathologist in the world

Pathologist Manuel Sobrinho Simões

“The Pathologist” magazine asked pathologists all over the world who were the most influential and powerful pathologist professionals. In a list containing 100 medical professionals, Manuel Sobrinho Simões was considered number one. Manuel Sobrinho Simões has been a pathologist for

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Posted in Healthcare, Portugal

The Telegraph calls Portugal the “ultimate pension freedom”

Retire abroad is a dream for many people that live in the UK. They seek a place to spend their retirement with year round sunshine, great food and where their money can be saved. The Telegraph explains how to retire

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Posted in Algarve, Healthcare, Non-Habitual Residents

Make health prevention your 2015 New Year’s Resolutions

Make sure your health comes first and get a complete check-up while enjoying the sun in Lisbon. Medical Port and Sagres Vacations recently partnered to create Medical Tourism programs for Americans who wish to travel to Europe. This partnership aims

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

How to look your best in 2015 in a girls only week

Have you have wondered how you can look younger without going under surgery? Then, the Medical Tourism package “Small details make the difference” is just right for you and your friends. Medical Port and Sagres Vacations recently partnered to create

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Posted in Healthcare, Hospitals, Lisbon, Medical Tourism, News, Oporto, Portugal

Portugal as a Medical Tourism destination

Taking advantage of its privileged location in the old continent, being able to offer beach, country and city plans only minutes away from each other, its amazing weather and openness to welcome foreigners Portugal is now a strong player in

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Posted in Healthcare, Medical Tourism, Portugal