Suicides On The Rise In Greece

Minister of Citizen Protection Mr. Christos Papoutsis presented a report to the Greek parliament on January 11 concerning deaths by suicide and attempted suicides...

Bloomberg: Greek Crisis has Caused Widespread Medicine Shortages

For patients and pharmacists in financially stricken Greece, even finding aspirin has turned into a headache, Bloomberg reports. Life-saving drugs often appear as lines...

Hospitals and Doctors Will Continue Their Strike

Doctors working in public hospitals, IKA, and private practices will continue their strike against health spending cuts as of next Monday, for another 5...

Greek Researchers Reveal Novel Mechanism Of Necrotic Neurodegeneration

Research carried out at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of the TEI of Crete reveals a novel molecular mechanism required for the...

More Greeks Killing Themselves: Europe’s Fastest Increase

Four years of recession and more than 18 months of pay cuts, tax hikes, slashed pensions and coming layoffs by the thousands are taking their toll in a deadly way as the rate of increase in suicides[..]

Alzheimer’s on the Rise in Larissa Prefecture

Alzheimer’s disease is showing a steady rise over the last few years and according to recent statistics, 3,718 people have been diagnosed with this incurable...

HIV Patients in a Time of Austerity

According to the data of the non-governmental organizations 'Praksis' and 'Kentro Zois', HIV patients will face pension's and social benefits' cuts. The Greek Ministry of...

Study Shows Mediterranean Diet Improves Sexual Health in Men

The Mediterranean diet has been in the headlines recently because a new study published on 'Journal of Sexual Medicine' shows that the diet is...

Study Shows Mediterranean Diet and Exercise can Reduce Sleep Apnoea Symptoms

A team of Greek researchers from the University of Crete have conducted a study showing how following a Mediterranean diet and exercising can help...

Cyprus Alzheimer’’s Association to Hold Lecture in Cyprus

According to the 'Famagusta Gazette',  the Famagusta Branch of the Cyprus Alzheimer'’s Association will be hosting a free lecture by Dr. Savvas Papacostas from...

Study Shows 800,000 Greeks Consume Daily Amounts of Alcohol

The First Pan-Hellenic Study on Alcohol has shown that alcohol consumption poses a serious threat to the Greeks’ health. According to the study, 800,000 Greeks...

Study Reveals Lower Mortality Rate in Crete than Any Area in the Mediterranean

According to the Los Angeles Times, the traditional diet in Greece is different from the traditional diet in France, is different from the traditional...

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