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The importance of sleep for a healthy life

Contemporary society versus sleep The benefits of a good night sleep are well known nowadays. However, in the World Sleep Day – celebrated every 16th March -, specialists keep reminding us how our routines are contradicting this knowledge and harming

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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

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

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

July 28 celebrates World Hepatitis Day

Hepatitis is the seventh leading cause of death and disability in the world according to a recently released report from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Over 90% of deaths are linked to hepatitis B and C. Early diagnosis

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Posted in Diagnosis & Check-Ups, Health news

Lifestyle changes to fight high blood pressure

Hypertension affects 4 in 10 people all over the world and the numbers are growing every year. For those affected by hypertension there are some lifestyle changes that can attenuate and lower blood pressure values and for those who are

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Consequences of hypertension

Hypertension is a silent and symptomless disease. Those who suffer from high blood pressure can go on without noticing the condition for years and years and only learn about it when other related diseases appear. If left untreated, hypertension can

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World Hypertension Day

Today, May 17 is the day to talk about hypertension. Hypertension is a disease that affects millions all over the world. It is estimated that 4 in each 10 adults have high levels of blood pressure. Hypertension is the main

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3 answers about Hypertension

May 17 is the World Hypertension Day, a day intended to bring awareness about the disease and its consequences for the world population. It is estimated that 4 in 10 adults globally suffer from hypertension. Raising awareness to the disease

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Foods to lower the risk of certain types of cancer

Recent studies show that some foods can help lower cancer risk. New research is helping scientists’ every day to find ways to cure and prevent cancer, yet new variants of cancer continue to appear. While we can’t prevent all types

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Posted in Cancer, Healthy living