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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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Posted in Diagnosis & Check-Ups, Healthy living, Lisbon, News, Portugal

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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Posted in Lisbon, News, Portugal

Surrogacy in Portugal – Part 2

Surrogacy is regulated in Portugal since August. While the country puts no restriction based on nationality, the process has multiple requirements and must always happen on a voluntary basis. For an introductory part and requirements for surrogacy, check Part 1

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Posted in Medical Tourism, News, Portugal

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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Posted in Lisbon, Medical Tourism, News, Portugal

Getting a Medical Second Opinion

Looking for a medical second opinion isn’t about mistrusting your doctor, it is about being aware about your health status and alternatives and making informed decisions when faced with a complex diagnosis. A second opinion can be used to confirm

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

World Immunization Week 2017 – Vaccines Work

Every year, the last week of April aims to raise awareness for immunization. This year topic is “Vaccines Work”. Vaccines work by acting as “fake” pathogens that carry diseases, prompting a response from the immune system. This way, the body will be

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Posted in Diagnosis & Check-Ups, Healthy living, Medical Tourism, News

March 24th: World Tuberculosis Day

World Tuberculosis day aims to raise awareness to the epidemic of tuberculosis, a disease that in 2015 affected more than 10 millions people worldwide. The theme for this year is “Unite to End TB”. Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection

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Posted in Healthy living, Medical Tourism, News

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

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