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Johns Hopkins University, Greek Researchers Join Forces to Tackle Dementia

Greek researchers from the US' Johns Hopkins University and Ionian University have joined forces to confront the epidemic of Alzheimer’s disease and its related disorders in Greece. Presented by the Greek Initiative Against Alzheimer's (hiaad.org) in a press conference held...

Greek Researcher Receives Top European Innovation Award (video)

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology's (EIT) Awards promote innovation and encourage entrepreneurs from all around Europe by putting the most innovative ventures, entrepreneurial graduates, innovation teams and women from the EIT community in the spotlight. This year’s winning...

Competition Spotlights Olive Oil Health Benefits and Scientific Studies

The 2018 edition of the Olympia Health & Nutrition Awards in Athens evaluated more samples than any other olive oil competition in the world: an amazing 2500 oils. This contest was even more remarkable in another way. While others...

Cretan University Gives Hope to People Suffering From MS, ALS and Alzheimers

Ground-breaking research carried out by the University of Crete medical School Pharmacology Professor Achilleas Gravanis in Greece gives hope to sufferers of neurodegenerative diseases. The research focuses on a new types of synthetic substances called microneurotrophins to protect tissue...

Greek Scientists Design Early Diagnosis Protocol for Alzheimer's Disease

Scientists from the Ionian University of Corfu designed an early diagnosis protocol for Alzheimer’s disease promoting the prevention and more effective treatment of the degenerative disease. This early diagnosis tool is the first to be developed worldwide and domestic and...

Australian Movie About Alzheimer’s Documents Greek Woman’s Experience

Greek-Australian Carol Liavis is one of the three people sharing their personal experience of Alzheimer's disease with the public. The new film "Dementia: Taking the Next Step" is an initiative of the Victorian branch of Alzheimer’s, Australia. Carol Liavis uses...