Sanitary Landfill Workers Strike in Rethymno

Sanitary landfill workers have not been paid for the last five months. As a result they refused to work today, July 13th and...

Rise of the Number of Prostitutes, Drug Users and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Athens

There has been a dramatic rise of the number of very young foreign prostitutes in the centre of Athens and in 10 other locations in the region of...

Allegations Investigated Regarding Overuse of Tear Gas

After the allegation of the President of the Pharmacy Association, about the way police were using tear gas during the demonstrations, the Public Prosecutor...

Greek Scientists Participate in New Alzheimer’s Disease Studies

A new test which was carried out in Munich, Germany gives the opportunity for doctors to diagnose Alzheimer's disease in advance. Greek scientists, A. Tsolakidou...

ANA Report Reveals Greece Has Highest Rate of Drownings in EU

Greece has the highest number of drownings in Europe and ranks second in the world relative to its population, with roughly 400 deaths by...

“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...

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