Greek authorities of the Eastern Macedonia and Thrace prefectures joined their Turkish counterparts in a meeting to deal with mosquito infestation on either side of Evros river,
May 15, 2013
A newly discovered and often deadly virus related to one that causes the common cold has struck another victim, this time in France.
CNN: May 11, 2013
Researchers have found a strain of bacteria that can infect mosquitoes and make them resistant to the malaria parasite.
BBC: May 10, 2013
"Greece is an example of perhaps the worst case of austerity leading to public health disasters," said David Stuckler of Oxford University, one of the study's authors.
May 4, 2013
A Mediterranean-style diet packed with fish, chicken and olive oil and low on fatty dairy products and meat may lower the risk of memory problems later in life, a large US study said on Monday.
AFP: April 29, 2013
Thousands of DNA tests on European beef products have revealed extensive food fraud across the European Union, with almost one in 20 meals marketed as beef likely to be tainted with horse, the European Commission said Tuesday.
AFP: April 16, 2013
Some 111 tons of horse meat made their way onto the Greek market in 2011 and 2012, a report by the Hellenic Statistical Authority presented in Parliament on Tuesday by Deputy Agriculture Minister Maximos Harakopoulos has revealed.
eKathimerini: April 16, 2013
Another person died in China from a new strain of bird flu on Tuesday, state media said, bringing to eight the number of deaths from the H7N9 virus since it was confirmed in humans for the first time last month.
April 10, 2013
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that more than one in three adults, or about one billion people, is affected by high blood pressure. To mark World Health Day (Sunday, April 7)
April 7, 2013
Chinese officials in the city of Shanghai have ordered the temporary closure of its poultry markets due to the H7N9 bird flu outbreak.
BBC: April 6, 2013