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Hippocrates on Obesity and the Sedentary Life

Hippocrate of Kos (c. 460 – c. 370 BC), also known as Hippocrates II, was a physician of Greece's Classical era who is considered to be...

How Was Cancer Treated in Ancient Greece?

Even though the first case of cancer was recorded in Egypt in 1600 BC, it was Hippocrates (410-360 BC), the father of medicine, who...

Greek Doctors Renew Their Hippocratic Oath on Kos (video)

Greek and foreign doctors have taken part in a special ceremony on the island of Kos to renew their Hippocratic Oath. The medics were on...

81-Year-Old Japanese Philhellene to Save Hippocrates’ Tree on Kos

Αn 81-year-old Japanese man has taken the initiative to save the aging Hippocrates' plane tree on the island of Kos. In its present condition, the...

Purple Spots Mystery: Greek Vendouzes Become a Thing at The Olympics

Many people have raised an eyebrow over the purple colored circles dotting some of the athletes bodies at the Rio Olympics. What you are...

Police Forensic Science Uncovers Ancient DNA from Greek Shipwrecks

The analysis of ancient DNA is a new and powerful method for today's scientists to understand more about life thousands of years ago, according...

Mediterranean Diet an Ancient Greek Invention, University of Exeter Study Says

Ancient Greek doctors were the ones who invented the infamous Mediterranean diet, as hippocratic physicians used rich flavors in food in order to treat...

Savoring Life of the Arcadian Land

Father of medicine Hippocrates said “let food be thy medicine” more than 2,400 years ago. One’s immune system needs natural food to produce internal...

10 of the Most Significant Writers of Ancient Greece

It is common knowledge that the foundation of western society derives from ancient Greece and more specifically from scripts of the ancient Greek scientist...

Ancient Greeks On Managing Obesity

In 2008, more than 1.4 billion adults, aged 20 and older were overweight. In 2013, over 500 million of the world’s population was obese....

First Complete Works of Hippocrates Sold for 25,960 Euros

The first printed edition of, the father of Western Medicine--Hippocrates--complete works was sold for 25,960 Euros by Vergos Auctions. The first printed editions of Hippocrates’...

What Ancient Greek Physicians Knew About Cancer

Cancer, one of the biggest plagues of modern societies, presents a historical record of interest among scientists around the world being a disease that...

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