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Greek Research Team’s Findings Spark New Hope for Parkinson’s Cure

A team of Greek medical researchers has discovered a substance that successfully treated laboratory mice suffering from the equivalent of human Parkinson's Disease, creating...

Greece and Balkan Initiative Looking for Better Treatment of Multiple Myeloma Patients

The Plasma Cell Dyscrasias Unit of the Medical Faculty Therapeutic Clinic of the National University of Athens is taking an initiative in the Balkans...

ICAP: Private Health Services Sector Continues to Shrink in Greece

Greece's private health services market size shrank for the fourth successive year in 2016, a survey by ICAP Group SA on Private Health Services,...

Athens Medical Association: Hospitals Experiencing Shortages, Postponing Cancer Treatments

Shortages of essential supplies and medication are forcing Greek hospitals to postpone scheduled treatments, including those for cancer patients, the Athens Medical Association (AMA)...

Greece’s Blood Banks Face Shortage

Many people in Greece who receive regular blood transfusions are not able to have a complete transfusion due to blood shortages throughout the country's blood...

Veterinarians Detect Brucellosis in Cattle Herd in Northern Greece

Sixty cattle at a free range cattle farm in the area of Skiti, near Kozani, will be slaughtered after blood tests revealed more than...

Greece on Alert Following Detection of H5N8 Virus in Wild Swan

Greece’s veterinary services are on increased alert to prevent the transmission of H5N8 avian influenza from wild birds to poultry, after the detection of...

ELSTAT: Number of Registered Doctors in Greece Declining Steadily

There are fewer and fewer doctors staying in Greece to practice medicine, according to the latest findings of the country's statistical agency, ELSTAT. ELSTAT recently...

Exposure to Aspropyrgos Factory Fire Means 13% Increased Chance of Developing Cancer, Experts Say

Some disturbing news was announced at an event by the coordinator of CROME-LIFE, the Cross-Mediterranean Environment and Health Network who stated that people who live in...

More Greeks Getting Flu Shots, Causing Shortage in Vaccine

According to the latest figures from the Health Ministry, more than 1.75 million flu vaccines have been imported into the country since early autumn...

700 New Cases of Oral Cancer Diagnosed in Greece Each Year

Oral cancer is one of the 10 most common cancers in humans and 700 new cases are recorded every year in Greece, according to...

Greece Celebrates Awareness on World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is held each year on the December 1 following a decision by the World Health Organization and the UN General Assembly to make it an annual...

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