Mediterranean Diet and the Ancient Greeks

In the beginning there was acorn. Then, ancient Greeks said "let there be bread and wine." But this wasn't enough and so, the ingredients...

104 Flu-Related Deaths, 45 Patients in ICUs

According to the latest epidemiological data from the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO), flu-related deaths now stand at 104, after two...

Immigrants Trade..Cannabis

Police authorities arrested 3 immigrants of Albanian descent transferring 132 kg. of Cannabis. The three men aged 31, 31, and 36 tried to transfer...

Social Crisis in Greece Gets Worse, Austrian NGO says

The Greek crisis from a social and humanitarian point of view is getting worse, especially in the capital, according to Austrian newspaper Wiener Zeitung. The...

Thessaloniki Cancer Hospital Wins First Prize in International Thoracoscopic Surgery Competition in Cincinnati

The Thoracic Surgery-Oncological Clinic at Thessaloniki's Theagenio Anti-Cancer Hospital has won first prize for the best presentation of a thoracoscopic surgery at an international...

Insurance Fund Debts Deprive Pensioner of Oxygen Device in Rhodes

An elderly pensioner voiced a cry of distress at two local media agencies in the island of Rhodes over his being deprived of the...

Fugitive Fake Doctor Ran Skyros Hospital for 13 Years

A fake doctor who ran Skyros Hospital for 13 years has gone to ground. Ioannis Kastanis applied for the job to the Ministry of Health in...

Greece: Médecins Sans Frontières Asks Pfizer and GSK to Reduce Exorbitant Price of Vaccines...

Over the past few weeks, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has vaccinated over 5,000 refugee children from the age of six months to 15 years...

More than 100 People Drowned this Summer

 This year from the beginning of the summer period, 100 people have lost their lives at sea and there is no day that the Port...

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...

Greeks Are Turning to Private Health Insurance

A nationwide survey has revealed that a large number of Greeks are seeking some form of private health insurance due to lack of state...

Research: Impact of Greek Crisis on Disease

Tuberculosis, influenza, West Nile virus, transmitted diseases such as AIDS, pulmonary and dental diseases and mental illnesses such as depression, are the main health...

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