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Greek Economic Crisis Desperation: Greeks Self-Infecting HIV

The World Health Organization (WHO) has claimed that the Greek economic crisis has led desperate Greeks to self-infect themselves with HIV.
Guardian Express: November 25, 2013

Austerity psychosis hits psychiatric hospitals

Move will effect Dromokaiteio psychiatric hospital in Haidari and Attica psychiatric hospital in Dafni – both in Athens – and Thessaloniki psychiatric hospital
Enet: November 22, 2013

Germany allows 'indeterminate' gender at birth

Germany has become Europe's first country to allow babies with characteristics of both sexes to be registered as neither male nor female.
November 1, 2013

Ancient Greeks, Egyptians were no strangers to cancer

The ancient Greeks and Egyptians were no strangers to breast cancer, even if they weren’t sure exactly what it was.“They were just as smart as we are; they just didn’t have the technology,” said Dr. Toni Storm-Dickerson,
The Columbian: October 6, 2013

Healthcare in crisis-hit Greece under threat

A new round of cuts in debt-hit Greece's troubled health sector could cause irreversible damage to the country's already struggling public healthcare, insiders warn.
AFP: September 16, 2013

Greek generic drugs cost up to 880% more than in Sweden

While Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis may claim that doctors are 'partying' at the expense of patients, his ministry's pricing rules for generic drugs means patients and insurance funds pay much more than their counterparts in Sweden
Enet: September 11, 2013

Laser-guided surgery finds brain cancer's boundary

Laser-guided surgery could improve the odds of removing all of a brain tumour by clearly highlighting its edges, US researchers say.
BBC: September 5, 2013

Greek study shows benefits of a Mediterranean diet

People who consistently eat mostly vegetables, fruit and nuts, fish and seafood and olive oil are 12 per cent less likely to develop diabetes
The Independent: August 15, 2013