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World Diabetes Day 2017

422 million adults worldwide have diabetes. The prevalence of this condition is rising at a faster pace than before particularly among low and middle income countries. There are different types of diabetes. Only type 1 is not preventable. In all

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The future of health at the Web Summit

Medical Port visited the tech conference that brought people from all over the world to Lisbon. The future of health was among the topics discussed at the Web Summit. From alternative therapies to wearables, transplants and hybrid humans: a broad

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Lonely Planet: Portugal among the top destinations for 2018

The country comes third in the Lonely Planet ranking. This is just another of many international recognitions portraying Portugal as a desirable tourism destination. Already thinking about where to go next year? Lonely Planet, reknown worldwide for its travel guide books, places

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Lisbon: Millennials find their new home

The UK newspaper “The Independent” explains why so many young professionals are calling Lisbon their new home, as the possibility to work remotely becomes more and more a reality. Warm, vibrant, “the new capital of cool”, as we have previously described

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Portugal twice on the list of best places to retire abroad

Lisbon and the Algarve region feature once again among the top-ten destinations to retire abroad, according to editor of Live and Invest Overseas. It’s not the first time that Kathleen Pediccord, from Live an Invest Oversees chooses Portugal as a

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Move over Lisbon, Oporto is the coolest city…

… at least for 8 reasons. Lisbon remains the city receiving more tourists in Portugal, but CNN explains why Oporto has much to offer as well.  CNN describes Oporto as “a place to go for a unique blend of history,

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More foreigners are moving to Portugal

Nearly 400 000 foreigners are living in Portugal. Unlike previous years, more individuals are coming from European Union countries. A recent report by the Immigration and Border Service in Portugal reveals that more foreigners are choosing to live in Portugal.

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(More) reasons to visit or to move to Lisbon

Lisbon cultural side and the welcoming start-up environment are the recent aspects of this city that have been recognized abroad. The capital of Portugal remains an attractive and trendy destination for tourists, people looking to relocate and entrepeneurs. Cultural Dynamism

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Hernia Repair Surgery in Portugal

Hernias are a common health issue. They can take years to develop of appear within a short period of time. Either way, hernias always require surgery to get fixed. Our customer Eugénia Nascimento, from Angola, was among those suffering from

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Lisbon: the new capital of cool

Lisbon has become very attractive for foreigners looking to run their businesses or just resettle. The Guardian explores examples of the city’s recovery after the economic crisis. According to this article by the Guardian, Lisbon is a city “of old-fashioned

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