Greece To Close Hospitals,Too

Following the closure of national broadcaster ERT, the government in accordance with the Troika, will proceed to the closure of several hospitals around the...

EU Warns Greek Health Officials of HIV Spike

With health care services being cut back in debt-crunched Greece, European health officials have warned that a sudden outbreak of the AIDS-causing virus HIV...

Throat Cancer Cases Caused by HPV

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is responsible for developing a 15 to 20 percent of the total number of oropharyngeal (throat) cancer incidences. Especially, HPV...

Malaria; Health Care Cuts Bring About Outbreak Of Tropical Disease

Severe cuts in health care expenditures has led to the re-emergence of a once-extinct disease – malaria – to economically battered Greece. Malaria, a mosquito-borne...

Chania’s Old Hospital Being Razed

On July 3 the works for the demolition of the building complex of the old hospital of Chania, Crete, began, starting with the old...

Diazoma Unveils New Plans to Promote Epidaurus Theater

Diazoma, the group for the protection of ancient theaters, presented its developmental plans for Epidaurus, the well-preserved ancient theater in the Peloponnese famed for its...

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...

Apremilast Drug to Treat Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Available in Greece This March

New clinical evidence on apremilast, a specific drug used to treat psoriasis, was presented at the 25th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and...

Crisis Spikes Diseases, Killing Greeks

Greece's crushing economic crisis, which has pushed 20 percent of the population in to poverty and left many of the rest trying to survive...

The First Lifebank in Greece

A different type of bank is expected to open its doors in February in Greece; a bank for volunteer bone marrow donors. The aim...

Greek Doctor Strike Continues

The doctors of the Greek National Health Services Agency (EOPYY) will continue to strike until January 17, as announced today by the Executive Secretariat...

Turkish Medical Tourism Lures Lesbos Residents

A private hospital in Adramyttion, Turkey is calling the residents of the Greek Island Lesbos for medical exams and hospitalization at very good prices,...

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