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Vladimir Putin Self-Isolates After Being Exposed to COVID-19

Russian President Vladimir Putin is self-isolating after several members of his inner circle tested positive for the coronavirus, the Kremlin announced on Tuesday. Dimitry Peskov, a spokesman for the Kremlin, stated that Putin tested negative for COVID-19 but he appears...

Crete Research Team Proves Out Remote Dyslexia Testing

RADAR, the groundbreaking dyslexia screening system development from Crete, has managed to make positive moves in spite of the pandemic. By Phil Butler The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted nearly every facet of our lives. All assets and innovation have been focused...

Biden Announces Vaccine Mandate for 100 Million Workers

President Joe Biden has announced his most dramatic vaccine mandate yet on Thursday, introducing a new federal vaccine requirement that will force up to 100 million workers across the United States to be inoculated against COVID-19. In a speech given...

Anti-Aging and Ancient Greeks

Although medicine and healing were important in ancient Greece, anti-aging may have been considered unnatural by the ancient Greeks. by Patrick Garner In the last decade some branches of modern medicine have shifted from viewing aging as inevitable to treating it...

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...

A List of Countries with COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

The rise of the delta variant of COVID-19 has caused some countries to mandate vaccinations in healthcare workers, high risk groups, and customers frequenting indoor businesses. Many have also implemented a vaccine passport system, requiring  individuals to show proof...

Greek Health Workers Have Another Chance to Get Vaccinated

The Greek government is giving health workers another chance to get their shots after protests erupted over the September 1st suspensions of unvaccinated medical professionals. Hundreds of suspended workers protested the Greek state after 6,000 healthcare professionals were suspended following...

United States in Turmoil Over New Texas Abortion Ban

The state of Texas has passed new abortion legislation that bans the procedure from being performed on any pregnancies further along than six weeks. The law is considered to be the strictest abortion legislation in the country. Texan abortion providers...

Thousands of Unvaccinated Health Workers Suspended in Greece

5,895 unvaccinated health workers have been suspended or are in the process of being suspended from working in Greece. The suspensions follow a new law that mandates vaccines among healthcare workers, under penalty of suspension from their workplace. The Suspension...

Bad Blood: the Notorious Elizabeth Holmes Goes on Trial for Fraud

Elizabeth Holmes, the former CEO of the blood testing company Theranos, is headed to trial  three years after being indicted on federal fraud and conspiracy charges. The charges allege that she purposefully misled investors and consumers with regards to...

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla Says Vaccine-Resistant Covid Variant Could Emerge

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on Tuesday that he believed it was "likely" that a vaccine-resistant Covid-19 variant would eventually emerge on the world scene. "We haven't identified any yet, but we believe that it is likely that one day,...

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...

FDA to Approve COVID-19 Booster Shots for the Immunocompromised

The US Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce that they will be authorizing COVID-19 booster shots for the immunocompromised. The announcement is anticipated for some time within the next 48 hours. The shot is a follow up...

USA to Mandate COVID-19 Vaccinations in the Military

The Pentagon announced today that members of the U.S. military will be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine starting Sept. 15. President Joe Biden has endorsed the Pentagon's plan. In a memo sent out to military personnel, Defense Secretary Lloyd...

The Greek Who Brought Medical Animation to the Country

Greece's budding medical animation field owes its existence to Manolis Babatsikos. At a time when many Greeks were leaving the country for more opportunities, the 33-year-old left his job abroad at entertainment giant Warner Bros. and moved back home in...