Category: HEALTH

West Nile fever death toll in Greece up to 21
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West Nile fever death toll in Greece up to 21

Panos - Sep 07, 2018

Greece's Center for Disease Control and Prevention (HCDCP) on Thursday said the death toll from West Nile fever has reached…

Public health official: 16 deaths from West Nile fever in Greece in 2018
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Public health official: 16 deaths from West Nile fever in Greece in 2018

Panos - Aug 30, 2018

One hundred and thirty-three incidents of West Nile fever have now been reported in Greece so far this year, with…

Mosquito-Borne West Nile Virus Kills 5 in Greece
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Mosquito-Borne West Nile Virus Kills 5 in Greece

Panos - Aug 17, 2018

The death toll from the West Nile virus in Greece reached five on Thursday, according to the Hellenic Center for…

Here are 5 ancient Greek aphrodisiacs for you to try
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Here are 5 ancient Greek aphrodisiacs for you to try

Panos - Aug 06, 2018

Ancient Greeks were big believers in aphrodisiacs and ancient love potions. If you want to spice up your love life,…

“Gaming disorder” is now a diagnosis, World Health Organization says
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“Gaming disorder” is now a diagnosis, World Health Organization says

Panos - Jun 19, 2018

The World Health Organization proposed adding gaming disorder to its new comprehensive manual of disease classifications Monday, raising an immediate…

German states recall thousands of fipronil-contaminated eggs
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German states recall thousands of fipronil-contaminated eggs

Panos - Jun 13, 2018

The Agriculture Ministry of the state of Lower Saxony has said that approximately 73,000 eggs due to be sold across…

Johns Hopkins performs the first total penis and scrotum transplant
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Johns Hopkins performs the first total penis and scrotum transplant

Panos - Apr 24, 2018

The first US penis transplant was successfully performed in 2016. Last year, a uterus transplant recipient gave birth for the…

African Dust Clouds Return to Athens
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African Dust Clouds Return to Athens

Panos - Apr 16, 2018

The atmosphere around Athens on Sunday and Monnday was full of dust blown from North Africa, leaving the skies over…

Sahara Desert Dust Cloud Blankets Greece in Orange Haze
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Sahara Desert Dust Cloud Blankets Greece in Orange Haze

Panos - Apr 11, 2018

Swathes of Greece are blanketed in orange haze after southerly winds swept dust from the Sahara desert in Africa to…

Measles resurfaces in Greece; 2,099 cases in 2018 so far
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Measles resurfaces in Greece; 2,099 cases in 2018 so far

Panos - Mar 16, 2018

Instances of measles around Greece since the beginning of the year have reached 2,099, as the previously rare but highly…

Breakthrough research links intelligence to genes
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Breakthrough research links intelligence to genes

Panos - Mar 13, 2018

Scottish scientists have discovered that intelligence is linked to genes in the largest study of its kind ever undertaken. Researchers…

Migrants crossing to Greece fall, still high – EU agency
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Migrants crossing to Greece fall, still high – EU agency

Panos - Feb 22, 2018

The number of migrants crossing into Greece has decreased by 80% compared to last year, but levels still remain high,…

Names of 10 former ministers in pharmaceuticals corruption case tabled in Greek Parliament
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Names of 10 former ministers in pharmaceuticals corruption case tabled in Greek Parliament

Panos - Feb 06, 2018

The names of ten former ministers are on the list of suspects of bribery from a pharmaceuticals company to be…

Greek Doctors Needed in Saudi Arabia
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Greek Doctors Needed in Saudi Arabia

Panos - Jan 31, 2018

Recession is the source of financial desperation for all Greek labor, but it is particularly harsh for medical professionals who…

Greece Faces Measles Increase
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Greece Faces Measles Increase

Panos - Jan 26, 2018

A new report from Greece’s National Centre for the Control and Prevention of Diseases says it is impossible to rule…

Greek gov’t goes to pot
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Greek gov’t goes to pot

Panos - Jan 17, 2018

Greece's parliament is expected to approve the medical use of cannabis in the coming weeks, a deputy minister said Sunday,…

Commission urges Greece to implement smoking ban in public places
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Commission urges Greece to implement smoking ban in public places

Panos - Jan 15, 2018

The number of smokers in Greece has decreased over the last five years, however, the non-implementation of a smoking ban…

Why do men want a larger penis?
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Why do men want a larger penis?

ilias1 - Jan 10, 2018

They are healthy, they have a great job, a nice car and the woman of their dreams standing right next…

Are iPhones addictive to children?
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Are iPhones addictive to children?

Panos - Jan 09, 2018

Two of the largest investors in Apple are urging the iPhone maker to take action against smartphone addiction among children…

Melbourne’s Greek Centre to host Health Tourism Conference
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Melbourne’s Greek Centre to host Health Tourism Conference

Panos - Nov 22, 2017

The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) will be holding a Health Tourism Conference at the Greek Centre between the 25th…