Category: HEALTH

Mustaches protect men from cancer, study says
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Mustaches protect men from cancer, study says

Panos - May 24, 2019

For all of those men who view a mustache as a largely ornamental addition to their masculine appearance, a new…

Who drinks more? – Global alcoholic consumption
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Who drinks more? – Global alcoholic consumption

Panos - May 17, 2019

A study published in medical journal The Lancet this week has found that alcohol consumption is increasing across the world.…

Survey: 80 percent of residents in Greece pay out-of-pocket for primary healthcare
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Survey: 80 percent of residents in Greece pay out-of-pocket for primary healthcare

Panos - Apr 24, 2019

Some 80 percent of residents in Greece pay for primary healthcare from their pockets, while one in two residents finds…

How to rewire your brain for massive success, according to neuroscience
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How to rewire your brain for massive success, according to neuroscience

Panos - Apr 18, 2019

The way our brains function is critical for every inch of our being. Thanks to recent studies, it has been…

Electrical brain stimulation winds memory function back 50 years
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Electrical brain stimulation winds memory function back 50 years

Panos - Apr 11, 2019

From treating depression to curtailing the effects of Parkinson’s disease to awakening patients in a vegetative state, stimulating the brain…

Νew study shows benefits from including famous Kalamata olives in diet
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Νew study shows benefits from including famous Kalamata olives in diet

Panos - Apr 03, 2019

The renowned Kalamata variety of olives entail significant nutritional benefits, a study by Greek researchers recently showed. The clinical study,…

Drinking sugary beverages linked with early death
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Drinking sugary beverages linked with early death

Panos - Mar 20, 2019

Soda and other sugary beverages aren’t exactly known for being healthy. But now, a new study finds that sugar-sweetened beverages…

Doctor revealed to have 48 children after using his sperm to inseminate innocent women
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Doctor revealed to have 48 children after using his sperm to inseminate innocent women

Panos - Mar 20, 2019

An Indiana fertility doctor who used his own sperm to artificially inseminate his patients without their consent has been confirmed…

91 flu-related deaths in Greece during ongoing winter season
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91 flu-related deaths in Greece during ongoing winter season

Panos - Mar 01, 2019

A total of 91 flu-related deaths have been reported in Greece this season, as of Thursday. The most fatal flu…

Flu death toll reaches 74
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Flu death toll reaches 74

Panos - Feb 22, 2019

The death toll from the flu virus has reached 74 after 18 more lost their lives in the past week.…

Lesvos Court changes refugee trans female’s name and sex details
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Lesvos Court changes refugee trans female’s name and sex details

Panos - Feb 20, 2019

The Mytilene District Court allowed the legal change of identification details for a female transgender refugee on Tuesday, as the…

Flu death toll rises to 56
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Flu death toll rises to 56

Panos - Feb 15, 2019

The death toll from the flu virus has reached 56 people after 18 more lost their lives in the past…

Mark your calendars: 2019 spaceflight events you don’t want to miss
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Mark your calendars: 2019 spaceflight events you don’t want to miss

Panos - Jan 03, 2019

In the past year, NASA landed a probe on Mars, China launched a spacecraft to the far side of the…

Cure of leukaemia close by Cambridge team led by Greek doctors
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Cure of leukaemia close by Cambridge team led by Greek doctors

Panos - Dec 20, 2018

A team of scientists led by two Greek doctors at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, University of Cambridge is on the…

Greek Research Team Creates RADAR Dyslexia Diagnostic Tool
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Greek Research Team Creates RADAR Dyslexia Diagnostic Tool

Panos - Nov 28, 2018

According to Dyslexia International, the number of children and adults worldwide who are at risk of lifelong illiteracy because of…

Greeks consume the most antibiotics: OECD & EC Health reports claims
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Greeks consume the most antibiotics: OECD & EC Health reports claims

Panos - Nov 26, 2018

Greeks consume more antibiotics per 1,000 patients in the EU with 36 daily doses, data from the EC and the…

EC revises its growth rate for Greek GDP down by 0.3%
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EC revises its growth rate for Greek GDP down by 0.3%

Panos - Nov 09, 2018

The European Commission has revised its forecast for Greek economic growth in 2019 in its autumn report. The report released…

A Greek coffee a day keeps old age away
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A Greek coffee a day keeps old age away

Panos - Oct 31, 2018

Researchers found that Greek coffee is the richest in polyphenols, helping arterial circulation and therefore reducing the risk of heart…

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…