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Greece on Alert Following Detection of H5N8 Virus in Wild Swan

Greece’s veterinary services are on increased alert to prevent the transmission of H5N8 avian influenza from wild birds to poultry, after the detection of...

ELSTAT: Number of Registered Doctors in Greece Declining Steadily

There are fewer and fewer doctors staying in Greece to practice medicine, according to the latest findings of the country's statistical agency, ELSTAT. ELSTAT recently...

Exposure to Aspropyrgos Factory Fire Means 13% Increased Chance of Developing Cancer, Experts Say

Some disturbing news was announced at an event by the coordinator of CROME-LIFE, the Cross-Mediterranean Environment and Health Network who stated that people who live in...

More Greeks Getting Flu Shots, Causing Shortage in Vaccine

According to the latest figures from the Health Ministry, more than 1.75 million flu vaccines have been imported into the country since early autumn...

700 New Cases of Oral Cancer Diagnosed in Greece Each Year

Oral cancer is one of the 10 most common cancers in humans and 700 new cases are recorded every year in Greece, according to...

Greece Celebrates Awareness on World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is held each year on the December 1 following a decision by the World Health Organization and the UN General Assembly to make it an annual...

KEELPNO: New HIV Diagnoses in Greece at Lowest Level in 5 Years

According to figures released by the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (KEELPNO) on Monday, new diagnoses of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, are...

Greeks Lacking Awareness When It Comes to Protecting Themselves Against STDs, Expert Says

On Monday, experts relayed statements ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1, regarding the lack of awareness, especially among the young, being a chief cause...

Bertelsmann Scale: Low Scores for Greece in Social Justice Index

The annual EU Social Justice chart was presented by the German Bertelsmann Foundation. The chart, created by the foundation that is the North American...

Doctors Say That Educating and Diagnosing Diabetes in Adolescence is Key to Understanding Disease

Diabetes is a known enemy and scientists say that ignorance breeds fear about the disease. One conclusion that experts have come to is that by better informing...

Health Ministry Announces Downward Revisions for Diagnostic Tests

On Wednesday, the Greek Health Ministry announced downward revisions in the pricing of a series of diagnostic tests and other medical procedures in order...

Research Shows 300,000 Greeks at Risk of Strokes Related to Myocardial Infarction

Doctors believe that early prognosis and diagnosis of conditions linked to thrombosis such as atrial fibrillation and myocardial infarction could save thousands of lives each...

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