The Island of the “Blind”

700 of the 32.000 residents of Lefkada, an island  in the Ionian Sea, claim that they are blind, many of them from birth, and have...

Cannabis Discovered in Kefalonia, Rhodes, Crete and Pella

A 69 year old man in Lixouri, Kefalonia had planted Indian cannabis plants among other trees around his house.  The cannabis plants had...

Bout of HIV in Athens Blamed on Prostitution

Data of the National Center for Prevention and Control of Disease has shown an unprecendented percentage of increase over the last year. HIV infections...

West Nile Virus Threatens Greece

A case of West Nile Encephalitis has been recorded in an adult in the area of Karditsa, Greece. Local authorities are acting immediately to...

West Nile Virus Under Observation in Greece

A national network for epidemiological observation has been applied in Greece for the risk assessment of the West Nile Virus epidemic. Focusing especially in...

Greek Doctors Falsely Diagnose Mitropanos

Dimitris Mitropanos, one of the greatest musicians and singers in Greece talked for the first time about the health problems he has been dealing...

No Cases of the West Nile Virus In Central Macedonia

There have been no cases of the West Nile virus in Greece up until now. The Hellenic Centre of Disease Control and Prevention took...

Dr. Papadopoulou Awarded “Best Young Researcher in 2011”

Anastasia Papadopoulou's latest research offers hope to patients being treated for rheumatoid arthritis. The Doctor of AUTH was honored with the title of the best young researcher...

No Toxic or Harmful Agents Found at Vasilikos Region, Cyprus

According to the Minister of Health, Christos Patsalidis, scientific analysis continued at the region of Vasilikos after the explosion at the Cyprus naval base. New...

Orthopedic Surgeries Cost 10 Times More than Necessary

Bone transplants that cost 85.000.000 euro were carried out in Greek hospitals and clinics in the past two years. The hospitals have currently bought bone...

More than 100 People Drowned this Summer

 This year from the beginning of the summer period, 100 people have lost their lives at sea and there is no day that the Port...

French Meat with E-Coli Bacteria Imported to Macedonia, Greece

  No infected patient by E. Coli has been found until now. The Periphery of Central Macedonia announced that 174 kg. of French meat were imported...

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