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Cancer Has a Smell — and Technology May Soon Be Able to Sniff It Out

Throughout our homes, we have electronics that can hear and see us, but we don't yet have technology that can smell. However, even this may be changing. And what if we could detect cancer by smelling it? The science...

Childhood Cancer Day: European Parliament Adopts Plan to Tackle Disease

On International Childhood Cancer Day (ICDC), February 15, the European Parliament is set to approve a landmark report to tackle risk factors, improve cancer care and increase research cooperation and funding. ICCD is a global collaborative campaign to raise awareness...

How Was Cancer Treated in Ancient Greece?

It was Hippocrates, the father of medicine, who identified and gave the name cancer to the illness that blights humanity to this day.

Prominent Greek Politician Dora Bakoyannis Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

Greek politician Dora Bakoyannis revealed on Monday that she has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the white blood cells, but she declares that she intends to keep on working. Bakoyannis, the first female Minister of Foreign Affairs...

Greek Socialist Leader Hospitalized, Withdraws from Leadership Race

Fofi Gennimata, the leader of the socialist party PASOK and the center-left coalition Movement for Change announced on Tuesday she is withdrawing from the race to elect a new leader for the party in December after she was hospitalized. Gennimata...

Cancer-Curing Miracle Water: The Scam that Fooled Thousands of Greeks

It was the beginning of 1976 when a lawyer called Giorgos Kamateros claimed that he had discovered the cure for cancer in the miracle waters of a spring located in the town of his birth, on the Greek island...

Hippocrates on Obesity and the Sedentary Life

Hippocrate of Kos (c. 460 – c. 370 BC), a physician of ancient Greece's Classical era, is considered to be the Father of Medicine. Hippocrates suggested surprisingly contemporary remedies for obesity -- those of diet and exercise. In addition to recognizing that...

Moderna to Use mRNA Technology Against Flu, HIV, and Cancer

Moderna will weaponize the same mRNA technology it used in its coronavirus vaccine against HIV, the flu and even cancer.

Maria Menounos Opens Up About the Death of Her Mom

Maria Menounos spoke publicly about her mom's passing due to brain cancer on a podcast episode on Thursday. 

Greek Scientists Behind Breakthrough Leukemia Treatment

Two acclaimed Greek scientists are leading the research on a breakthrough drug to treat a rare type of leukemia.