West Nile Virus Claims Two Lives in Greece

Two elderly people in the Attica region have died from the mosquito-borne West Nile virus as a dozen people were hospitalized with the infection. The...

Here Are 5 Ancient Greek Aphrodisiacs for You to Try

Ancient Greeks were big believers in aphrodisiacs and ancient love potions. If you want to spice up your love life, look no further. Here are...

Center for Disease Control Warns Increased Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease in Greece

According to Greece's Center for Disease Prevention and Control (KEELPNO), there has been an increase in the amount of cases of Legionnaires' disease in...

West Nile Virus Infects Two More People in Central Macedonia

According to the Athens-Macedonian news agency, on Tuesday two new cases of the West Nile virus were reported in Central Macedonia. The two patients infected...

Greek Hospital Workers, Police Clash in Anti-Austerity Protest (video)

Members of the national union of public hospital workers (POEDIN) on Monday clashed with police in a protest outside the Finance Ministry over ongoing...

How Was Cancer Treated in Ancient Greece?

Even though the first case of cancer was recorded in Egypt in 1600 BC, it was Hippocrates (410-360 BC), the father of medicine, who...

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...

Greek Doctors Renew Their Hippocratic Oath on Kos (video)

Greek and foreign doctors have taken part in a special ceremony on the island of Kos to renew their Hippocratic Oath. The medics were on...

More Drug Addicts Seeking Help, Greek Report Says

More drug addicts are seeking treatment as fatalities due to narcotics use falls, a Greek report this week has claimed. The Greek Documentation and Monitoring...
Dr. Eleni Melliou presenting an award to Ioannis Prodromou of Yianni’s Olive Grove

Competition Spotlights Olive Oil Health Benefits and Scientific Studies

The 2018 edition of the Olympia Health & Nutrition Awards in Athens evaluated more samples than any other olive oil competition in the world:...

Greek C-Section Rates Dwarf International Limit

A Greek lawmaker has produced WHO figures which show an alarmingly high number of women here give birth through cesarean section -- well over...

Patient Bites Nurse at Greek Psychiatric Hospital

A nurses' union has said its members face increasingly dangerous working conditions, after an incident in which a worker at Dromokaitio psychiatric hospital, west...

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