Crisis Leads Greek Women to Donate Eggs for Pay

The economic crisis has led an increasing number of Greek women to donate their eggs for pay to the point that some of them...

Doctors Union: Greece’s State Hospitals Facing Severe Nursing Staff Shortages

The national federation of Greek hospital workers (POEDIN) has announced that at the country's sate hospitals one in three full-time nursing positions are vacant. The...

Greece May Soon Legalize Medicinal Cannabis

The production of cannabis in Greece for the legal consumption of medicinal purposes may soon be passed in Parliament. Health Minister Andreas Xanthos has stated...

Loutra Pozar Attracts More than 1 mln Visitors

Loutra Pozar is a world-famous thermal spa which receives more than one million visitors every year, the mayor of Almopia, northern Greece, Dimitris Binos,...

Eight-Year-Old Girl Dies in Patra Hospital After Infection With HINI Flu

An 8-year-old girl died in a Patra hospital early Tuesday morning nearly a month after becoming infected with the H1N1 flu virus as reported...

Greek Health Ministry Announces E-Platform to Address Country’s Health Care Corruption

This week the Greek government announced that it will be tackling the problem of corruption in the health care system in Greece by introducing...

Increase in Suicides and Child Mortality During Crisis in Greece

The glass is both half full and half empty, regarding the prolonged economic crisis in Greece and its impact on the health of the...

Greek Woman Expects Twins after Treatment that Reverses Menopause

A 40-year-old Greek woman who could not have children, is now expecting twins after having experimental treatment that could reverse the menopause, a Daily...

Athens University: Study Shows Greeks Drink Less Alcohol in Excess Compared to EU Average

Athens University’s Mental Health Research Institute carried out a study in June 2015 which showed that two in 10 Greeks claim to have drank...

Greek Research Team’s Findings Spark New Hope for Parkinson’s Cure

A team of Greek medical researchers has discovered a substance that successfully treated laboratory mice suffering from the equivalent of human Parkinson's Disease, creating...

Thessaloniki Pharmacists’ Association: Acute Shortages of Prescription Drugs and Vaccines

The president of the Thessaloniki Pharmacists’ Association, Kyriakos Theodosiadis, said that there are many acute shortages of prescription drugs, including some vital vaccinations for...

Greek PM Attacks Previous Governments for Poor Conditions of Health System

Speaking in Greek Parliament on Friday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attacked previous administrations for the poor condition of the National Health System, while announcing...

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