“Greece and the Mediterranean Diet: Innovative Actions-Optimum Practices” Conference, Koroni

A conference on “Greece and the Mediterranean Diet: Innovative Actions-Optimum Practices” will take place on June 3rd in the harbour town of Koroni, in...

Greek Researchers Invent “Organic Aspirin”

A team of researchers at the University of Crete have created an "organic aspirin" that will help in curing several illnesses, including the common...

WHO Honors Papandreou with Anti-Smoking Award

By Thannasis Avgerinos The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday announced that Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is to receive a World No Tobacco Day...

110 Deaths from H1N1 in Greece Since Beginning of Year

Ninenty-nine deaths occured by the H1N1 virus since the start of the year in Greece, according to figures released by Greek authorities on Tuesday....

Greek Scientists Offer Hope to Cancer Patients

Three Greek scientists are trying to fight the disease of cancer. Greek nuclear medicine doctor, Aggeliki Polyzou, dean of the National School of Public...

H1N1 Flu Spreads in Greece

A rapidly spreading epidemic of the H1N1 flu in Greece is leaving in its wake, a big number of patients and an increasing number...

IKA Doctors End Strike on Monday

Doctors at IKA-ETAM, Greece's largest social security fund representing the vast majority of wage earners and pensioners, announced that they will suspend their strike...

Nine More H1N1 Greek Victims Die Over Last 48 Hours

Nine people died due to the influenza H1N1.  This increases the number of fatalities in Greece  to forty-five.  Nineteen new cases were reported today. ...

Greek recipes: Enjoying the staples of the Greek diet

Meat is not a staple of the Greek diet although festive dishes will draw[...]

December 6th Marks St. Nicholas Day, Even Google Celebrates!

Sometimes we are all children.  Today even Google chose to put out its boots hoping that Saint Nicholas will fill them up with goodies....

“Cancer Can be Defeated” Lecture in Athens

"Cancer Can be defeated" was the main point of a lecture delivered yesterday by Dr. Konstantinos Sirigos.  He is an associate professor of Pathology and Oncology at...

December 1st Marks World AIDS Day

Started on 1st December 1988, World AIDS Day is about [...]

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