Category: HEALTH

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…

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,…