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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...

KEELPNO: New HIV Diagnoses in Greece at Lowest Level in 5 Years

According to figures released by the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (KEELPNO) on Monday, new diagnoses of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, are...

Greeks Lacking Awareness When It Comes to Protecting Themselves Against STDs, Expert Says

On Monday, experts relayed statements ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1, regarding the lack of awareness, especially among the young, being a chief cause...

Bertelsmann Scale: Low Scores for Greece in Social Justice Index

The annual EU Social Justice chart was presented by the German Bertelsmann Foundation. The chart, created by the foundation that is the North American...

Doctors Say That Educating and Diagnosing Diabetes in Adolescence is Key to Understanding Disease

Diabetes is a known enemy and scientists say that ignorance breeds fear about the disease. One conclusion that experts have come to is that by better informing...

Health Ministry Announces Downward Revisions for Diagnostic Tests

On Wednesday, the Greek Health Ministry announced downward revisions in the pricing of a series of diagnostic tests and other medical procedures in order...

Research Shows 300,000 Greeks at Risk of Strokes Related to Myocardial Infarction

Doctors believe that early prognosis and diagnosis of conditions linked to thrombosis such as atrial fibrillation and myocardial infarction could save thousands of lives each...

What are the Differences Between Greek Yogurt and Regular Yogurt?

Greek yogurt is good for you. In fact, it has taken over the shelves of the Western world's supermarket shelves where you will find more...

Health Ministry Says There Is ‘Not a Proven Outbreak’ of Malaria in Greece

"There is absolutely no reason to have concerns over the possibility of a malaria outbreak," the secretary general of the Health Ministry Yiannis Baskozos...

Amidst Malaria Fears Greece Bans Blood Donations in 12 Districts

So far this year Greece has seen 65 cases of malaria compared to the 85 cases it saw for the entire year of 2015,...

Stats Show Greeks Living Longer, but with More Health Problems

Recent statistics published by the Hellenic Statistical Authority show that although Greeks are living longer, their quality of health is deteriorating. According to the report...

Cannabis for Medical Use to be Legalized in Greece

The Greek Health Ministry on Monday announced the formation of a working group consisting of  academics, psychiatrists, and scientific and legal advisers of the...

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