EOPPY Doctors Oppose Troika Dictates

The Troika of Greece's international lenders, the European Union-International Monetary Fund-European Central Bank have decided to give the right to EOPYY patients of freely...

Greeks First in Plastic Surgery

Spiegel, in an article published on May 9, draws attention to the paradoxical record that Greeks hold in plastic surgery despite the economic crisis....

The Life Expectancy of Greeks Reduced

The effects of austerity measures on healthcare are serious. According to data, the life expectancy of Greeks has dropped from 81 to 78 years. “The...

From Ancient Mines to Healing Stones: The Evolution of the Stone Market in Greece

The importance of geology in Greece dates back to the Classical Era when mines filled with silver, gold, iron and other natural ores contributed...

The Science Behind Greek Food’s Amazing Healthy Properties

Different diets come in and out of fashion, just like clothes. Others, instead, have consistently been highly recommended for their proven benefits on human...

Mediterranean Diet Slashes Risk of Diabetes by a Third

According to a recent study by Harvard University that complied diets and medical histories of 200,000 health professionals in the U.S. over a period of 20 years, the...

Free Medicine For the Poor and Uninsured

On September 10, the Health Ministry and the industry representatives signed an agreement for distributing free medicine to the poor and uninsured, in order...

Former King of Greece Constantine in Hospital

Former King of Greece, Constantine, was rushed to the hospital on July 8 after fainting, which alarmed the doctors because of  his heart condition. According...

TEDMED Live Athens 2013

People who have excelled in many different sectors and have remarkable ideas and diverse approaches on trends, treatments and technologies, will meet in Athens...

Greeks EU’s 2nd Biggest Horse Meat Eaters

Greece has the second-highest number of reported cases concerning the recent food scandal about the mixing of horse meat with beef in the food...

Troika Wants Drugs Sold In Markets

Greece's international lenders are again pressing the government to liberalize the market for nonprescription drugs and let supermarket be allowed to start selling medicines...

Greek Plants Offer A Wealth of Natural Remedies

The Greek countryside is considered ecologically to be among the richest and most diverse in Europe, with thousands of different species of indigenous vegetation growing wild on the...

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