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“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…

Bloomberg: Greece Hopes Its Economy Can Get High From Medical Weed
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Bloomberg: Greece Hopes Its Economy Can Get High From Medical Weed

Panos - Nov 14, 2017

Investors in medical cannabis projects are focusing on Greece, where a warm, sunny climate and potentially favorable future legislation could…

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Pharmaceutical company gives free access to drug after clash with Greek government

Panos - Nov 02, 2017

Following a clash with the Greek government over its decision to withdraw a cancer drug from the market, ROCHE, a…

What, where and how: exploring disease predisposition to deliver personalized medicine
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What, where and how: exploring disease predisposition to deliver personalized medicine

Panos - Oct 27, 2017

Geneva scientists’ research on gene expression and the non-coding genome establishes a breakthrough for the future of personalized medicine Geneticists…

300,000 abortions performed in Greece each year!
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300,000 abortions performed in Greece each year!

Panos - Oct 27, 2017

Greece might have one of the lowest birth rates in the world with only 100,000 new births registered last year,…