Greece aims to strengthen its role in health tourism

The Department of Medical Tourism of the Institute of Scientific Research of the Panhellenic Medical Association has started a series of coordinated efforts to promote health tourism abroad. The aim is to strengthen Greece’s role in the [...]

Telemedicine service for emergency heart problems launched on five Greek islands

An telemedicine service providing support in the care of emergency heart problems has been launched on five remote Greek islands, via the National Telemedicine Network, the 2nd Pireaus and Aegean Regional Health Administration announced on Wednesday. The [...]

Greek medical study: Breakfast and small, frequent meals are heart healthy

The importance of breakfast and diet for a healthy heart and circulatory system, but also the impact of socioeconomic factors, psychological health and exercise, were revealed by the clinical study “Korinthia” carried out by a large [...]

Mediterranean diet also protects against breast cancer, study shows

In addition to its potential benefits in the case of heart disease, strokes and other cardiovascular diseases, adherence to a Mediterranean diet may also reduce the risk of some types of postmenopausal breast cancer, according to a study published [...]

First robotic chest lobectomy in Greece perfomed on 80-year-old cancer patient

The first robotic chest lobectomy was performed successfully on an 80-year-old patient who suffered from lung cancer at the Inter-Balkan Medical Center of Thessaloniki last week. The surgery was performed using the “da Vinci Si HD” system, [...]

Balkan initiative with the help of Greece in multiple myeloma treatment

The Plasma Cell Dyscrasias Unit of the Medical Faculty Therapeutic Clinic of the National University of Athens is taking an initiative in the Balkans for the better treatment of multiple myeloma patients. Although today there are effective treatments [...]

Greece to claim European Medicine Association’s headquarters

Greece will claim the headquarters of the European Medicine Agency. Alternate Foreign Minister George Katrougalos will table the official request to the Organisation’s president with whom he will meet on Friday in London. Katrougalos [...]

Love is not blind anymore

Love in the recession era goes through the stomach. Romance can wait because the priorities have changed even in love and realism come first. Women’s top priority is security, according to the Andrology institute. The research revealed [...]

The ‘brain viagra’ may hide in kisspeptin

A British scientistic team, led by a Greek scientist, found that an hormone called kisspeptin can enhance limbic brain activity specifically in response to sexual and couple-bonding stimuli. Furthermore, kisspeptin’s enhancement of limbic [...]

Thessaloniki cancer hospital wins first prize in international thoracoscopic surgery competition in Cincinnati

The Thoracic Surgery-Oncological Clinic at Thessaloniki’s Theagenio Anti-Cancer Hospital has won first prize for the best presentation of a thoracoscopic surgery at an international competition held in Cincinnati, Ohio in the United States. The [...]