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Cypriots and Greeks Show Alarming Lack of Physical Activity

Cyprus has the highest percentage of physically inactive people (44.4 percent) among developed countries with Greece following close behind, the World Health Organization (WHO)...

WHO: Belly Fat Around Waistline Could be Indicator for Obesity-Related Cancer

People with accumulated fat around their waistline face a higher risk of cancer similar to that faced by those with a higher body mass...

Apremilast Drug to Treat Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Available in Greece This March

New clinical evidence on apremilast, a specific drug used to treat psoriasis, was presented at the 25th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and...

Unemployment: The Main Suicide Cause Among Greeks

The financial crisis in Greece has caused the unemployment rate to increase dramatically, especially compared to the rest of Europe, while the number of...

Cyprus on Alert For Suspected Ebola Case at Larnaca Airport

Health services of Cyprus were set on alert after information that an Austrian Airlines' aircraft that landed at the Larnaca airport had a passenger on board who may have...

KEELPNO Dismisses Rumors of Ebola Case on Greek Ship

Greek port authorities were alarmed on Monday afternoon due to a suspected Ebola case on a ship which would be arriving in Piraeus at 5:30...

Europe Loves Alcohol, But Not As Much As Russia

Greece and its European neighbors rank among the countries with the highest alcohol consumption rates, according to World Health Organization (WHO) data. The map revealed that...

Greece Tops Heart Disease Table

Greece in 2010 had the highest rate of cardiovascular problem of any developed country, according to the Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke released by the...

HCDCP Announcement on Influenza Α(Η7Ν9)

The novel influenza  Α(Η7Ν9) has put the Hellenic Center for Disease Control & Prevention (HCDCP) on standby. HCDCP is observing the Α(Η7Ν9) course and...

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