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Health Advice on Daily Aspirin Therapy Changes Dramatically

After years of advising adults at a higher risk of heart disease to take aspirin daily as a preventative measure, health experts announced on Tuesday that their stance on the subject has shifted dramatically. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force...

Here's Another Reason why Drinking Greek Coffee is Good for You

Drinking a cup of Greek coffee each day transports you to Greece. The aroma, as well as the technique of boiling the finely ground coffee beans, all of it represents a quintessential Greek cultural experience. But, did you know...

Greece Tops List of Heart Disease and Strokes in Europe

Greece tops the list for heart disease and stroke deaths as a result of smoking and obesity, as the latest OECD health report reveals. Data from 34 countries shows that Greeks come last in terms of quality of...

Research Shows Link Between Greek Crisis and Heart Disease

The financial and social crisis experienced by Greece during the last years is causing  heart disease. Scientific research at the Cardiology Clinic "Elpis" in Athens, showed a large increase in heart attacks; especially in young people, women, and uninsured...

Heart Patient Saved After Dying 7 Times

Α group of four people, a doctor, a nurse , a technologist-radiologist and the driver of the ambulance managed to save a 54-year-old patient in the health center of Skiathos, after he had died seven times. The coming-back-to-life case resulted...

Ioannina Researchers Show Fish Oil Doesn't Prevent Heart Disease

A Greek scientific team led by Mosef Elisef of the University Hospital of Ioannina published a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association which disputed widely-held beliefs that fish products can help prevent heart disease and have...