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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...

Greek, Cypriot Scientists Develop New Rapid Covid Test

A new Covid test being used in England can quickly determine if a patient is positive for coronavirus or not in the space of only 90 minutes. The test, dubbed COVIDNudge, was developed by the company "DnaNudge," the result of...

Sideritis: Greece's Famous Mountain Tea and its Ancient Secrets of Healing

Greeks are not known for their love for tea, as the British or the Turkish are. However, when it comes to tea, the first variety that a Greek would mention is ''chai tou vounou'', or Greek mountain tea. Sideritis, as...

Gene Discovery Led by Greek Scientist May Pave the Way for New Osteoarthritis Treatments

Osteoarthritis is a painful and degenerative disease and to date, there is no disease-modifying treatment available. However, thanks to a Greek native, Professor Eleftheria Zeggini originally from Volos, there has been a promising breakthrough in treatment - the first of...

Athens among European Cities Vying for post-Brexit EU Agencies

Athens is among 27 European cities competing to host the agencies that will have to be relocated when Britain completes its exit from the bloc, the European Council announced.

Two Greek-Australian Scientists Breaking Barriers in Reasearch and Treatment for Viral Infections

Two Greek-Australian scientists are breaking medical barriers with their reasearch which could potentially reveal new treatments for viral diseases including the flu and common cold. Associate Professor Ross Vlahos and Dr. Stavros Selemidis have both gained international attention as of...

EU Antibiotics Awareness Day: Greek Overuse of Antibiotics Is a Matter of Concern

  On the occasion of European Antibiotics Awareness Day on November 18, the Greek Research Company and Primary School Education Health Care are urging citizens to refrain from using antibiotics without a medical prescription. According to medical experts, over-the-counter drugs...