Minister of Health meeting with unions, the Medical Association and ARS

Minister of Health meeting with unions, the Medical Association and ARS

The Minister of Health, Marta Temido, began meetings with trade unions and the Order of Doctors in the early afternoon, following the closure of the Gynecology and Obstetrics emergencies in some hospitals in the Lisbon region. During the morning, the Minister of Health met as clinical directors of several hospitals in the Lisbon region, a … Read more

University of Coimbra develops project to combat malnutrition in the world | Public health

University of Coimbra develops project to combat malnutrition in the world |  Public health

The fight against child malnutrition in developing countries is the main objective of the “Morfood” project, an ongoing investigation at the University of Coimbra (UC), which also brings together researchers from the University of Porto and the Agostinho Neto University (in Angola) . The work further explores the potential of a plant, the moringa oleifera, … Read more

There are more doctors, nurses and women in Health, but more leaving hospitals

There are more doctors, nurses and women in Health, but more leaving hospitals

More doctors but less in hospitals In 2020, there were 5.6 doctors in Portugal per 100 thousand inhabitants, 0.2 more per 1000 inhabitants than in 2019. An increasing trend that has been observed since 2004. Data from the National Statistics Institute (INE) released yesterday, within the scope of World Health Day, reveal that, in 2020, … Read more

Ferrero withdraws some Kinder products from the Portuguese market as a precaution – Saúde

Ferrero withdraws some Kinder products from the Portuguese market as a precaution - Saúde

Chocolate manufacturer Ferrero announced today that it will temporarily withdraw from the Portuguese market, “as a precautionary measure”, some Kinder products made in Belgium, after some cases of salmonella were detected in northern Europe. In a note sent today to the Lusa agency, Ferrero Ibérica states that, “voluntarily and as a precautionary measure, it ordered … Read more

Hospital da Luz supports health care, training and delivery of medical material to Ukrainian refugees – Cm ao Minuto

Hospital da Luz supports health care, training and delivery of medical material to Ukrainian refugees - Cm ao Minuto

Hospitals of the Luz Saúde group will provide free healthcare, professional training and medical supplies to Ukrainian war refugees who arrived in Portugal, released this Tuesday. The group informs in a press release that “the support of Luz Saúde and its units of the Hospital da Luz network is provided through the intermediation of the … Read more

Scientists identify 75 regions of the genome associated with Alzheimer’s – Revista Galileu

Scientists identify 75 regions of the genome associated with Alzheimer's - Revista Galileu

+ Image of a lady’s hand (Photo: pixabay – sabinevanerp ) Alzheimer’s is one of the most common dementias in old age. Its symptoms usually appear from the age of 65 and its origin is still uncertain. However, science continues to work to unravel the mysteries of this disease. An example is a study published … Read more