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WHO - Childhood obesity: Greece in the Top 10 fattest children under 5 worldwide list

The World Health Organization has warned about the alarming rate of childhood obesity, especially for those under five, with Greece…

1 week ago

Victor Vernicos tested positive for coronavirus

Victor Vernicos, who represented Greece at Eurovision 2023, was diagnosed positive for coronavirus. The singer returned on Monday from Liverpool…

2 weeks ago

Lab-Modified Cannabis Shows Promise in Reducing Cancer Cells and Side Effects, Greek Study Finds

A recent study conducted at the University of Athens Pharmacy Department has revealed the potential of lab-modified cannabis in reducing…

2 weeks ago

How Olive Oil Can Improve Cognitive Health and Ward Off Dementia

A study published on March 14, 2023 found that consumption of a Mediterranean Diet reduces a person's risk of developing…

3 weeks ago

Hospital staff in Athens issued fake health certificates to prostitutes

An employee of a hospital in Attica, who issued fake health certificates to women for 60-80 euros, was arrested by…

3 weeks ago

WHO declares end to COVID-19 global health emergency

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has made a milestone declaration on the pandemic, three years after it became a global…

4 weeks ago

Greek-Australian professor discovers molecule for psychiatric disorders which is now worth $273 million!

A Greek-Australian professor, who spent more than a decade hunting for molecules small enough to enter the brain and activate…

4 weeks ago

MasterChef: 44 people got food poisoning!

The producer of MasterChef in Spain has apologised to the contestants for the food poisoning suffered by 44 people after…

2 months ago

The national health system is being modernised, says deputy minister

Alternate Health Minister Mina Gaga said on Wednesday in an interview with AMNA that the health system in Greece overall…

2 months ago

Corinthian raisin - The medicinal Greek superfood

The Corinthian raisin, also known as the Corinth raisin or the Zantre currant, is rich in plant fibres, sugars and…

2 months ago

Thessaloniki: Young child hospitalised for swallowing toy

A four-year-old boy and his parents went to the Emergency Department of the Pediatric Clinic of the Hippocrates hospital in…

2 months ago

Mandatory mask use in public transport ends in Greece

Measures against COVID-19 in health structures and closed structures of social care throughout Greece from Monday 27 March at 06:00…

2 months ago

Greek teenagers are the most obese in Europe

Greece ranks third among European countries with overweight and obese children under the age of 5 (a ratio of 1…

2 months ago

Greek Air Force veteran and basketballer suddenly died after game

Tragedy unfolded as 43-year-old basketballer Tasos Balafas breathed his last in the stadium of Schimatari. In a statement issued today…

2 months ago

The nutritional value of Greek yogurt

Low-fat or fat-free varieties of Greek yogurt will be lower in calories (and of course, fat) but bear in mind…

2 months ago

The "Greek Breakfast" Initiative Is Now Being Promoted Abroad

The “Greek Breakfast” initiative, which introduces Greek food products to tourists, will now also be promoted abroad through a series…

2 months ago

Kafedaki with Con Pavlidis, One of Sydney’s Top Physiotherapists

Walking into the clinic, PhysioFirst Sylvania, it’s easy to see why at just 39 years of age Con Pavildis has…

2 months ago

Athens Wins International Award for its Drug Overdose Prevention and Antidote Policies

Athens' Mayor, Kostas Bakoyannis, has received one of five awards at the inaugural "Partnership for Healthy Cities" Summit ( PHC),…

2 months ago

Dozens of Greek doctors appear in court every year for medical errors

In recent years, the issue of medical liability and the frequent lawsuits against doctors because of medical negligence has taken…

3 months ago

Dead baby in Larissa - The mother claims she didn't know she was pregnant

A family drama was revealed by the hasty admission of a 38-year-old woman to the General University Hospital of Larissa.…

3 months ago

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