Pharmacist Unions Warn Medicines No Longer Given on Credit

Pharmacist unions have warned that, from September, they will stop selling medicines on credit to insurants of social security funds that owe them money,...

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...

Lignite Causes Health Problems in Macedonia

According to research, the children who live near lignite factories, such as in Western Macedonia, tend to suffer from respiratory problems, especially when...

Advantages of the Cretan Diet

The results of research conducted in 7 countries revealing the advantages of the Cretan diet[...]

Greeks Become Sperm Donors Due to Economic Crisis

Due to the economic crisis, hundreds of Greeks and immigrants living in Greece are willing to sell their sperm to earn money, especially during...

The Island of the “Blind”

700 of the 32.000 residents of Lefkada, an island  in the Ionian Sea, claim that they are blind, many of them from birth, and have...

Cannabis Discovered in Kefalonia, Rhodes, Crete and Pella

A 69 year old man in Lixouri, Kefalonia had planted Indian cannabis plants among other trees around his house.  The cannabis plants had...

Bout of HIV in Athens Blamed on Prostitution

Data of the National Center for Prevention and Control of Disease has shown an unprecendented percentage of increase over the last year. HIV infections...

West Nile Virus Threatens Greece

A case of West Nile Encephalitis has been recorded in an adult in the area of Karditsa, Greece. Local authorities are acting immediately to...

West Nile Virus Under Observation in Greece

A national network for epidemiological observation has been applied in Greece for the risk assessment of the West Nile Virus epidemic. Focusing especially in...

Greek Doctors Falsely Diagnose Mitropanos

Dimitris Mitropanos, one of the greatest musicians and singers in Greece talked for the first time about the health problems he has been dealing...

No Cases of the West Nile Virus In Central Macedonia

There have been no cases of the West Nile virus in Greece up until now. The Hellenic Centre of Disease Control and Prevention took...

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