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The Legend of the 117-Year-Old Greek Who Grew New Hair and Teeth

According to 1950s legend on Ikaria island, an 117 year old woman naturally grew seven new teeth and a head of black hair.

COVID-19 Certificates Scrapped, Venues in Greece Return to Full Capacity

Covid certificates and proof of negative testing are being suspended for accessing indoors spaces and outdoors seating in Greece.

Greece on Alert after Mysterious Spike in Hepatitis Around Europe

Greek health authorities are on alert following a mysterious spike in cases of acute hepatitis in children around Europe. Cases of the illness that causes liver inflammation have been recorded in the UK, where authorities have been investigating 74 cases...

Hippocrates: The Greek Father of Modern Medicine

Born on the island of Kos, c. 460 BC, the Greek physician Hippocrates is considered the father of medicine.

COVID-19: 9,308 Cases, 57 Deaths Recorded in Greece Thursday

Greece confirmed 9,308 new COVID-19 infections and 57 deaths associated with the virus in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced on Thursday. A total of 11,061 cases were recorded in the country the day before...

Cannabis: How it Affects Cognition and Psychology

Cannabis has been used by humans for thousands of years and is one of the most popular drugs today. With effects such as feelings of joy and relaxation, it is also legal to prescribe or take in several countries. By:...

Coffee May Decrease Chances of Alzheimer’s Disease

A recent study suggests that coffee consumption may decrease your chances of developing Alzheimer's disease. The study, which was published last November, sheds light on the mysterious disease, for which there is no cure as of now. While coffee does...

Medical Cannabis to be Sold at Pharmacies in Greece

Greece expects huge investments in the production of medical cannabis which the government hopes would add up to 1.5 billion euros ($1.67 billion) annually to state revenue, Minister for Development and Investment Adonis Georgiadis said. Speaking exclusively to Greek Reporter,...

Greece Offers Second COVID-19 Booster Shot for People 60-Plus

Greece will offer a second COVID-19 booster dose for people aged 60 and above, at least four months after the previous shot, Greek health officials said on Tuesday. At a briefing, the head of Greece's National Vaccination Committee, Maria Theodoridou,...

10 Little-Known Natural Home Remedies from Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece home remedies are still used today to treat illnesses and medical conditions in modern times. Let’s look at 10 of them!

Greece Keeps COVID-19 Measures in Place as Cases Remain High

Greece's health authorities said this week that COVID-19 measures would remain in place until the end of April, as cases and deaths remain high. Infectious disease expert Vana Papaevangelou said the country’s COVID-19 committee had decided against lifting any more...

Covid-19 Cases in Greece Continue to Rise Steadily

Greece confirmed 28,933 new Covid-19 infections and 49 deaths associated with the virus in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced on Tuesday. A total of 27,490 cases were recorded in the country the day before...

The Miniature Therapy Horses of Greece

There are just 27 adorable miniature therapy horses in the entire world; six of them are in Greece, just off a quiet road in Rafina, on the eastern coast of the Attica region. Magic Garden is a place that has...

Covid-19: 26,785 Cases Recorded in Greece Tuesday

Greece confirmed 26,785 new Covid-19 infections and 34 deaths associated with the virus in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced on Tuesday. A total of 23,529 cases had been recorded in the country the day...

Deltacron: What We Know of the New Coronavirus Variant

Deltacron, a hybrid of delta and omicron, is the new coronavirus variant detected in mid-February. There are now over 60 logged, across Cyprus, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, the US and the UK. Will deltacron displace omicron? Will the variant...