Greece Records Two Deaths from West Nile Virus

Greek health authorities disclosed on Thursday that Greece has experienced the first deaths this year from the West Nile virus. The two victims of...

Can Chios Island’s Mastic Resin Heal What Ails Humanity?

The beneficial effects of mastic gum, a resin produced by the Pistachio lentiscus tree on the Greek island of Chios, has spread worldwide. The iconic...

Venomous Lionfish Spotted in Waters off Crete

Lionfish, a species of ray-finned fish which are native to the region of the western Indo-Pacific, have been recently spotted in the waters off...

Greek Government Directs Local Authorities to Enforce Ban on Smoking

Greece's Health Ministry sent detailed instructions to local authorities throughout the country on Monday regarding the strict implementation of a smoking ban in public...

Greek Government Determined to Enforce Anti-Smoking Legislation Across the Country

The battle to improve citizens' health by reducing smoking was the subject of a meeting chaired by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, with the...
Antonia Trichopoulou addressing the audience at the Food Expo in Athens

Greek Expert Discusses Olive Oil’s Central Role in the Best Diet for 2019

World-renowned Mediterranean diet expert Dr. Antonia Trichopoulou talked to a Greek audience about “Extra Virgin Olive Oil: The Secrets We All Know” at the...

Five Cases of West Nile Virus Diagnosed in Greece in 2019

Five cases of infection with the West Nile virus have been diagnosed so far this year in Greece, up to and including July 18,...

”Ebola Not to Blame” for Italian Girl’s Death, Greek Health Experts Claim

There is no evidence to suggest that the death of a 17-year-old Italian girl was caused by the Ebola virus, the National Public Health...

New Greek Government to Enforce Decade-old Anti-Smoking Laws

One of the pre-election pledges of Greece's new Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was that his administration would enforce the anti-smoking laws already in existence in...

Greek Students Create Device that Stops Trembling of Parkinson’s Patients

Three students from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece have created "Tremor FreeMe," a start-up company which focuses on reducing and even eliminating trembling...

Greek Hospital Launches Lung Transplant Program

The Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center has now been licensed by the Greek Health Ministry to perform lung transplants, in collaboration with the Attikon University...

Chinese Doctors Take Hippocratic Oath on Greek Island of Kos

Chinese doctors participated in a Wednesday ceremony which revived the Hippocratic Oath at its very birthplace, the Asclepeion archaeological site on the Greek island...

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