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WHO: Greece Has the Highest Obesity Rate in Europe for Boys

A new study by the World Health Organisation (WHO) about the global obesity "epidemic" includes some disturbing data for Greece. A staggering 16.7% of the...

WHO: Belly Fat Around Waistline Could be Indicator for Obesity-Related Cancer

People with accumulated fat around their waistline face a higher risk of cancer similar to that faced by those with a higher body mass...

Greek Child Obesity Exacerbated By Financial Crisis

Children in Greece are more likely to develop life-threatening conditions, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer, because childhood...

Greece’s “Navarino Challenge” Raises Awareness on Child Obesity

As the top Greek-American ultramarathon man Dean Karnazes, highlights, “run with your heart and you will never get tired.” People of all ages ran last...

Ancient Greeks On Managing Obesity

In 2008, more than 1.4 billion adults, aged 20 and older were overweight. In 2013, over 500 million of the world’s population was obese....

Greek Financial Crisis is Contributing to Obesity

The Hellenic Medical Association for Obesity (HMAO) carried out a new study about the obesity in Greece. In the last 10 years the level...

Austerity Leads Greeks to Obesity

According to Kathimerini, more and more Greeks are becoming overweight in our days. The  Memorandum and the crucial financial conditions have led Greeks to...

Greece has Second-Highest Childhood Obesity Rate in the World

Medical experts have suggested the introduction of cooking classes at school in order to better address childhood obesity, which is assuming disturbing proportions in...

Immunotherapeutic Vaccine to Combat Type 1 Diabetes in Final Stage of Clinical Development

The development of an immunotherapeutic vaccine to combat type 1 diabetes is well on track and clinical trials are at a final stage at...

About 480,000 Greek Children will be Obese or Overweight by 2025

Obesity rates in Greece and around the world are rising and scientists estimate that by 2025, 480,000 Greek school-age children will be obese or...

International Conference on the Longevity on Ikaria Island

Longevity is the topic of the international conference organized Friday and Saturday in Athens, at the Institute for Longevity and Prevention of Old-Age Diseases,...

Study: Economic Crisis Shortens Life Expectancy of Greeks

The economic crisis in Greece had a substantial impact on certain ages and overall shortens life expectancy rates, an Imperial College London study says A...

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