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Greek Healthcare Employees on Strike

Greek doctors, nurses and dentists have decided to strike on February 6, in order to express their opposition to the upcoming reforms in primary...

The First Lifebank in Greece

A different type of bank is expected to open its doors in February in Greece; a bank for volunteer bone marrow donors. The aim...

Papoulias Against Young People Leaving Greece

President of the Greek Republic, Karolos Papoulias met with Nobel laureate and Professor Emeritus at the University of Heidelberg, Dr. Harald zur Hausen who...

Greek Doctor Practicing Medicine Without Degree

In a Greek TV show, Mayor Miltiadis Chatzigiannakis of Skyros island, in Greece, reported that the island’s doctor has been practicing medicine with a...

Robot Assisted Orthopedic Surgery Introduced in Greece

An innovative approach to orthopedic surgery using robots has been introduced by Greek doctors. The new technology is provided by the U.S. MAKO corporation,...

Another Two Suicides on Greek Islands

Another two suicides in the Dodecanese, eastern Greece, are added to the long and tragic list. Last Thursday on Leros, a 20 year-old girl hanged...

Worldwide Medical Innovation in Greece

A Greek orthopedic doctor was able to accomplish the impossible, by giving a patient back his thumb after he had lost it in an...

Athens Smog Levels Concern Doctors

The Athens Medical Association has expressed its concern about the high levels of smog over Greece’s largest cities. Doctors have warned citizens to limit their...

Ancient Greece and Mental Disorders

William V. Harris, a history professor, has spent many years studying Ancient Greece and Rome, but in the last few years he has been focused on...

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...

Dramatic Rise of Depression

The impact of the economic crisis on the Greek population is discovered to be even deeper every day and now researchers have set off ...

Skyros: Artificial Leg for a Horse

An orthopedist saved a little horse in Skyros, in contrast to veterinarians who couldn’t suggest any solution other than euthanasia. This is the first placement...

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