Greece has Second-Highest Childhood Obesity Rate in the World

Medical experts have suggested the introduction of cooking classes at school in order to better address childhood obesity, which is assuming disturbing proportions in...

Lung Cancer Becomes an Epidemic in Greece

In spite of stricter laws banning smoking in public places, including cafes, bars and nightclubs, that have been enforced since 2010, deaths due to...

Libyan Baby Boy Dies Of H1N1 In Athens’ Hospital

According to Kathimerini daily, a seven-month-old baby of Libyan background died in an Athens Children's hospital on Friday, after being infected with the H1N1...

Man Sells His Kidney Due To Financial Problems

Shocking as it may seem, it is true: a man from the island of Rodos has posted an advertisement on aggelies.vres.gr website, in which...

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...

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