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More Than 200,000 Diagnosed With Dementia in Greece

More than 200,000 people—206,366 to be precise—have been diagnosed with dementia in Greece, according to an international report released on Wednesday on World Alzheimer's Day 2022. According to the forecasts, the number of people with dementia in Greece is expected...

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...

Changes Similar to Alzheimers Take Place in Covid Patients’ Brains

Brain alterations similar to those found in Alzheimers patients are occurring in Covid patients' brains as well, according to a new study out of New York City's Columbia University. Reuters reports in a summary of several recent studies on the...

Stelios Papadopoulos: Greek Behind the New Alzheimer’s Drug

A Greek, born and bred in Thessaloniki, is offering the world a wonder drug. No, his name is not Albert Bourla of Pfizer. Stelios Papadopoulos of Biogen will help millions with Alzheimer's.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Safely Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

A study tested extra virgin olive oil in a clinical trial with mild cognitive impairment, characteristic of an early stage of Alzheimer’s.

New Alzheimer’s Drug Developed By Greek Scientists

Aduhelm, a new, completely revolutionary treatment for the dreaded disease of Alzheimer's was approved on Wednesday by the FDA.

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...