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COVID-19 Vaccines Affect Menstruation Reveals New Study

Clinical studies on multiple COVID-19 vaccines have disregarded effects of vaccines on women’s menstruation. There were countless complaints to doctors about related symptoms soon after immunizations were made available to the general population. Many women became aware of heavier-than-normal periods. The...

Antidepressant Medicine Discovered in Ancient Greek City

It seems that even back in the ancient times, people were prone to depression as archaeological finds of antidepressants in the Ancient Greek city of Bathonea, located on the banks of Küçükçekmece Lake in Turkey, have revealed. The city of...

COVID-19 Prevention Drug, Evusheld, Available in Greece

Greece has officially launched an online platform taking applications for the Evusheld drug that helps prevent COVID-19 in people who are at risk. According to Greece’s Health Ministry, the monoclonal antibody medicine developed by AstraZeneca, which has been approved by...

Five Things the Ancient Greeks Can Teach Us About Medicine Today

Medicine has changed beyond recognition in the last 2,000 years. So why should we still care what the ancient Greeks thought of Western medicine? By Helen King The ancient Greeks are widely seen as having been the founders of Western medicine...

China Killing Prisoners for Organ Trafficking, Scientists Claim

China is the only country in the world to have an industrial-scale organ trafficking practice that harvests organs from executed prisoners of conscience. This practice is known as forced organ harvesting. By Ali Iqbal and Aliya Khan Organ transplantation is a...

Monkeypox Now Global Health Emergency, Europe at High Risk

The World Health Organization has labeled monkeypox a global health emergency, the highest alert level, as the virus continues to spread worldwide. The risk of monkeypox is still considered moderate globally, except in Europe, where WHO officials say the...

Hippocrates’ Medical Recipes Discovered at Monastery in Egypt

Monks at the St. Catherine’s Monastery in South Sinai, Egypt, have discovered medical recipes from Hippocrates.

The Greek Heart Surgeon Who Has Operated on 15,000 Children For Free

Dr. Kalangos began his career as a cardiovascular surgeon at the Geneva Medical School Hospital in Switzerland in 1993. In 1998.

Backlash in Turkey after the Hippocratic Oath is Censored

Medical graduates in Turkey defied university authorities last week by taking the original Hippocratic Oath despite an explicit prohibition. The authorities at the Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University in the city of Konya asked graduates to take a modified version...

Liver: The Source of Emotions, According to Ancient Greeks

For the ancient Greeks the liver had an important role in divine and spiritual daily life: the liver was the center of the soul and the source of emotions.

Greece Under Fire for Recommending 2nd COVID-19 Booster for 30+

Greek authorities' decision to recommend a second COVID-19 booster shot for individuals over thirty was criticized by a leading health specialist on Friday. The current recommendation for a second booster shot for people aged 30 to 59 who do not...

Cancer Drug Trial Sees Tumors Disappear in All Patients

A new cancer drug called dostarlimab is giving hope for beating rectal and possibly other forms of cancer after a trial resulted in the disappearance of tumors in all fourteen patients. Researchers in the field of colorectal cancer are hailing...

Greece Says a Fourth Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine May Be Necessary

A fourth dose of a vaccine against COVID-19 will likely be necessary, especially for vulnerable groups, Greece's Health Minister Thanos Plevris said on Monday. Speaking on SKAI television, he said that the government and his counterparts in Europe envisaged something...

Agnodice: The First Woman Doctor of Ancient Greece

Agnodice was the first woman doctor of Athens in Ancient Greece whose story has been held tight by midwives for millennia. Her story is told by the Roman author Gaius Julius Hyginus in his Fabulae. By Abby Norman Women in the...

Greek-Australian Professor Pioneers New Way to Diagnose Dementia

Diagnosing dementia could be entirely overhauled in the near future using new research by Greek-Australian Professor Dennis Velakoulis.