Greek Start-Up Company Facilitates Remote Brain Imaging Using the Internet

Advantis Medical Imaging is a Greek start-up company which aims to make brain imaging more accessible to more people by using modern technology and...

PM Tsipras Defends Minister’s Outburst Against Wheelchair-Bound Opponent

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday defended his minister Pavlos Polakis, who had earlier launched a crude verbal attack on social media against an...

Greek Doctors Save Passenger on International Flight

Two Greek doctors saved the life of a 54-year-old woman who fell gravely ill during a  flight between Lisbon and Zurich recently. Cardiologists Giorgos Angelopoulos...

”Doctors Without Borders” Secures Affordable Pneumonia Vaccines for Refugee Children in Greece

The humanitarian aid organization ''Médecins sans frontières'' (Doctors Without Borders, or MSF) announced on Friday that they secured pneumonia vaccines at an affordable price...

Three-Parent Baby Boy Born in Greece in Medical Breakthrough

A 32-year-old Greek woman gave birth on Tuesday to a baby boy carrying DNA from three people. The child's birth is the result of...

Study Finds Greek Olives from Kalamata Help Reduce Bad Cholesterol

A new study conducted recently by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens found that Greece's Kalamata olives help reduce bad cholesterol and improve...

Greek “Good Samaritan” Named Best Doctor in Europe for 2019

Dr. Anargiros Mariolis, from the town of Areopolis in the Peloponnese, was recently awarded the WONCA Award of Excellence in Health Care in recognition...

Greece’s Highest Court Bans Smoking in Casinos, Entertainment Venues

The Council of State, Greece's highest court, ruled that smoking be prohibited in casinos and entertainment venues exceeding 300 square meters, annulling a previous...

This Greek Village is an Oasis of Non-Smoking in a Nation of Smokers (video)

For the past forty years, no resident in the village of Skotino in the Hersonissos municipality of Heraklion, Crete, has taken a puff on...

Greek Woman is the Mastermind Behind Breakthrough Cancer Treatment

Dr. Maria Themeli is a researcher who has made a crucial contribution to the treatment of blood cancer with the production of CAR-T cells which fight...

Groundbreaking Digital Dyslexia Screening Going Public in Greece

By Phil Butler* A pioneering method, dubbed RADAR, which diagnoses dyslexia will soon be available in selected municipal centers across Greece and Cyprus. Developed by an...

Seven More People Die From Influenza This Week in Greece

Seven more citizens died from influenza complications last week in Greece, according to the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (KEELPNO) latest figures,...

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