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Hippocrates on Obesity and the Sedentary Life

Hippocrate of Kos (c. 460 – c. 370 BC), also known as Hippocrates II, was a physician of Greece's Classical era who is considered to be...

Report: Greek Boys Top European Obesity Table

Greek boys are among the most obese in Europe, a new report has found. Research from the EU's Joint Research Council found that more than a...

WHO: Greece Has the Highest Obesity Rate in Europe for Boys

A new study by the World Health Organisation (WHO) about the global obesity "epidemic" includes some disturbing data for Greece. A staggering 16.7% of the...

WHO: Belly Fat Around Waistline Could be Indicator for Obesity-Related Cancer

People with accumulated fat around their waistline face a higher risk of cancer similar to that faced by those with a higher body mass...

Greek Child Obesity Exacerbated By Financial Crisis

Children in Greece are more likely to develop life-threatening conditions, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer, because childhood...

Greece’s “Navarino Challenge” Raises Awareness on Child Obesity

As the top Greek-American ultramarathon man Dean Karnazes, highlights, “run with your heart and you will never get tired.” People of all ages ran last...

Ancient Greeks On Managing Obesity

In 2008, more than 1.4 billion adults, aged 20 and older were overweight. In 2013, over 500 million of the world’s population was obese....

Greek Financial Crisis is Contributing to Obesity

The Hellenic Medical Association for Obesity (HMAO) carried out a new study about the obesity in Greece. In the last 10 years the level...

Austerity Leads Greeks to Obesity

According to Kathimerini, more and more Greeks are becoming overweight in our days. The  Memorandum and the crucial financial conditions have led Greeks to...

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...

One-Fifth of Greek Boys are Obese, Study Reveals

Despite its reputation for a healthy Mediterranean diet, Greece has come second in European table for its high number of overweight children, according to a...

Immunotherapeutic Vaccine to Combat Type 1 Diabetes in Final Stage of Clinical Development

The development of an immunotherapeutic vaccine to combat type 1 diabetes is well on track and clinical trials are at a final stage at...

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