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About 480,000 Greek Children will be Obese or Overweight by 2025

Obesity rates in Greece and around the world are rising and scientists estimate that by 2025, 480,000 Greek school-age children will be obese or...

International Conference on the Longevity on Ikaria Island

Longevity is the topic of the international conference organized Friday and Saturday in Athens, at the Institute for Longevity and Prevention of Old-Age Diseases,...

Study: Economic Crisis Shortens Life Expectancy of Greeks

The economic crisis in Greece had a substantial impact on certain ages and overall shortens life expectancy rates, an Imperial College London study says A...

WHO: Greek Adolescents are Most Obese in Europe

  The World Health Organization (WHO) released a new report on adolescent obesity in Europe and named Greece the champion of having the most overweight...

Increase in Suicides and Child Mortality During Crisis in Greece

The glass is both half full and half empty, regarding the prolonged economic crisis in Greece and its impact on the health of the...

Study: Greek Teenagers Drink and Don’t Exercise

Greek teenagers drink at an early age and do not participate in sports; as a result, they are prone to ill health in their...

Eurostat: Greece Has the 11th Most Obese European Citizens

While 46.1 percent of those aged over 18 in the European Union had a normal weight in 2014, almost half were considered overweight, 35.7...

Nostalgia! Greek Sweets and Treats from Bygone Days

It's surprising that Greek demographics show an aging Greek population bearing in mind the treats offered to youngsters of bygone days. Filled with sugar,...

Former Hospital Director Charged With Extortion and Bribery

  Former president of the Aglaia Kyriakou Children’s Hospital, Haris Tombouloglou, was convicted by an Athens criminal court to an eight-year suspended sentence and a...

OECD Study Reveals Greeks Have an Unhealthy Lifestyle

According to a recent study by the OECD the average Greek smokes systemically, has an  overweight child, and is in danger of being involved ...

Greek Lifestyle Could Lead to Deteriorating Health

The Mediterranean diet does not seem to be saving Greeks from hampering their health, according to the results of a new survey. The survey to...

‘Navarino Challenge’ Event Is a Great Success For 3rd Consecutive Year

More than 1,000 athletes from Greece, Cyprus, England, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Switzerland and USA, along with sports fans of all ages travelled to...

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