”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...

Greek Scientists Conduct Trials to Find Olive Oil Cancer Cure

When Athan Gadanidis was diagnosed with prostate cancer in October of 2018, he took part in a pilot study at the University of Athens...

RADAR Dyslexia Initiative to Screen School Children on Crete

By Phil Butler The innovative education software platform RADAR just announced its latest initiative, called “Defeat Dyslexia,” in cooperation with the Hellenic Mediterranean University and the...

Greek Anti-Smoking Efforts on International No-Tobacco Day

May 31st has been established by the World Health Organization as the international ''No-Tobacco Day." This day is a great opportunity for Greece and Greek...

Serifos to Establish Greece’s First Smoke-Free Beach

Serifos' Vagia beach will become Greece's first smoke-free beach, according to a statement issued on Wednesday by the Athanassios K. Laskarides Foundation and the...
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Greek Restaurateur Saves Choking Customer in Dramatic Video

A Greek restaurant owner in Chania, Crete, saved the life of a customer who was choking last Saturday by applying an emergency procedure called...

Greek and Cypriot Healthcare Systems Close to EU Average, Study Finds

The National Healthcare Systems of Greece (ESY) and Cyprus (GESY) are ranked 18th and 15th respectively out of the twenty-eight healthcare systems in the...

Study Finds 15,000 Greeks Die Annually From Smoking-Related Causes

A new study, presented by the Hellenic Thoracic Society (HTC) on Saturday in Trikala, Greece, showed that approximately fifteen thousand Greeks die every year...

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