Ouzo: The Greek Drink’s History & Health Benefits

The anise-flavored aperitif that is widely consumed in Greece and Cyprus has been for many years considered to have various medical properties and health...

Renovated Athens Eye Clinic Inaugurated

The renovated building housing the Athens Eye Clinic was inaugurated on Friday by the Greek minister of health Adonis Georgiadis. The building, which is located...

Flu Cases on Rise in Greece

Flu cases have been rising in Greece. Numerous Greeks are displaying suspected flu-like symptoms lately and many patients are in a critical condition in...

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....

Uninsured Patients in Greece Struggle with Cancer

February 4 is World Cancer Day which was founded to raise awareness of cancer, encourage its prevention and treatment, as well as to support...

Greek Doctors Protest Outside Ministry of Health

On Thursday morning, Greek doctors, nurses and employees of EOPYY left their offices and gathered in the centre of Athens to protest against the...

Ingredients of the Ikarian Longevity Diet

Being on a particular diet does not simply mean losing weight and looking more fabulous in an effort to emulate role models spread throughout...

What Didn’t Ancient Greeks Eat and Were So Clever?

Modern science has repeatedly studied ancient writings to find more about the diet of ancient Greeks and to answer a seemingly simple question: Why...

Decriminalization of Drug Use

The Greek government made the first big step regarding decriminalization of drug use. Justice Minister Miltiadis Papaioannou presented to the Greek Parliament the basic...

Former King of Greece Constantine in Hospital

Former King of Greece, Constantine, was rushed to the hospital on July 8 after fainting, which alarmed the doctors because of  his heart condition. According...

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...

Greek Former PM George Papandreou on Marijuana: “Legalize it”

In an article entitled “An innovative approach to the use of marijuana,” which was uploaded on Mr. George Papandreou’s personal website, the former Prime...

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