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Byzantine Skeletons Found in Greece Show Signs of Complex Surgery

A proto-Byzantine-era skull which was discovered by anthropologists in the Paliokastro area of Thasos shows signs of complicated surgery. The skull, which dates from the early Byzantine period -- the fourth to the seventh century AD -- bears traces of...

Stefanos Tsitsipas Turns Philosophical after Elbow Surgery

Stefanos Tsitsipas, who recently underwent elbow surgery, is beginning the recovery process in order to be able to participate in the Australia Open, a tournament in which he has enjoyed huge success, including reaching the semi-finals in 2021. The world's No....

Scientists Successfully Transplant Pig Kidney into Human

Scientists at NYU Langone in New York City have successfully transplanted a pig's kidney into a human body for the first time, according to reports on Wednesday. Patients in need of organ transplants have long suffered on the excruciating waitlists...

Pioneering Artificial Iris Surgery Takes Place in Corfu, Greece Hospital

Surgeons at the Ophthalmological Clinic of the General Hospital of Corfu (Kerkyra) Island in Greece announced on Monday that an innovative major surgery took place at their facility several days ago. The statement from the hospital notes that its doctors...

World Champion Petrounias Undergoes Surgery in France

World champion and Olympic gold medalist Lefteris Petrounias, who competes in the still rings event in artistic gymnastics, underwent surgery to his left shoulder in Annecy, France, on Monday. The procedure is intended to correct a problem with his...

Greek Surgeon Invents 3D-Printed Instruments for Student Medics

Greek surgeon Petros Baggeas has invented printed three-dimensional surgical instruments with anti-microbial and anti-bacterial properties to be used by medical students. The printed tools were introduced in a seminar titled "ABCS3-Applied Basic Clinical Seminar with Scenarios for Students". The particular instruments...

Maria Menounos Steps Down From ‘E! News’ After Brain Tumor Removal

Maria Menounos has issued a statement that she will be stepping down from "E! News", where she has worked for the past three years, after she recovered from a 7-hour surgery to remove a brain tumor doctors had recently...

Greek Patients Wait for Surgery for 16 Months on Average

The economic crisis has hit medical care the hardest. After six years of austerity, Greece's public hospitals and clinics are low on staff, medicine and even basic supplies. Patients must show patience with the average wait for surgery at...

Greek Scientists in Germany Lead the Battle Against Cancer

The development of a new multispectral fluorescence imaging system by a team of researchers headed by Greek Professor Vasilis Ntziachristos, Head of Biological Imaging at the Technical University of Munich and Helmholtz Centre, Germany, gives hope to women suffering...