HIV on the Rise in Recession-Hit Greece

According to the National School of Public Health, the recession has caused a severe trauma to public health expenditures, falling by 36% this year....

‘Alzheimer Hellas’ Provides Online Support to Patients

The Greek Association of Alzheimer Disease and Relative Disorders (GAADRD) is a nonprofit organization in Thessaloniki that was founded in 1995, by relatives of...

National Geographic Searches For Longevity Secrets in Icaria

Residents of the island of Icaria on average live up to 90 years, which is thrice as much as in the USA. This fact...

Greeks Quit Smoking Due to Financial Crisis

The fear over their health and the financial crisis are two main parameters forcing Greeks to quit smoking. More and more smokers have been...

Greece Talks Trash to Garbage Collectors

ATHENS - With rubbish piling up and even blocking some streets after two weeks of a strike by rubbish collectors, public health authorities said...

Legionnaires’ Disease Strikes Corfu Island?

Nine possible cases of Legionnaires' disease have been recently diagnosed in Great Britain among them people, who visited Corfu Island in Greece over the...

Korres: During Tough Times Companies Still Thrive in Greece

While Greek economy makes negative headlines globally, some Greek companies are still strong and are not only growing during this crisis, but are inventing...

Dietitians Recommend Cretan-Mediterranean Diet for a Healthy Heart

According to WHO, cardiovascular diseases are the cause of death for 17.5 million people annually. Every 4 seconds, a heart attack takes place somewhere...

Rise of Liver Cancer in Greece

A rise of liver cancer has been noticed during the past ten years in Greece as well as worldwide. According to scientists, a great...

Greek Women Have Low Percentage of Breast Cancer

The organization “Alma Zois” is fighting against breast cancer and provides free prevention medical care to all women wanting to be examined. The percentage in...

250 Million Euros Reduction in Funding for Ministry of Health

Before the teleconference with Troika, the Economic Body decided to reduce the funding of the Ministry of Health by €250 million. According to the 24h.gr...

Roche Halts Deliveries Of Drugs To Some Greek Hospitals

Roche Holding halted delivering its drugs for cancer and other diseases to some state-funded hospitals in Greece, the Wall Street Journal reported citing Severin...

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