Children who grow up in a recession are less self-obsessed

APTOPIX Greece Financial Crisis

Children who grow up in a recession are more likely to become well-rounded adults than those who enjoy an easy start to life, a psychological study has found. Continue reading

Souvlaki Nutrition Information


Souvlaki, a popular Mediterranean dish served as a fast food from street stands in Greece, is traditionally made of pork or lamb that has been marinated, skewered and grilled.

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5 tips for healthy skin


Good skin care — including sun protection and gentle cleansing — can keep your skin healthy and glowing for years to come. Continue reading

FDA Approves Dabigatran For Reduction of Risk and Recurrence of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the anticoagulant dabigatran (Pradaxa) “for the treatment of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients who have been treated with a parenteral anticoagulant for five to 10 days, and to reduce the risk of recurrent DVT and PE in patients who have been previously treated,” according to a press release External Link from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Continue reading

Interferon-free therapy for hepatitis C cured 90% of patients


Currently, doctors treating hepatitis C patients with cirrhosis (liver scarring) can only offer treatments that rely on the drug interferon, which unfortunately, only works for less than half of patients.

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Το ηλεκτρονικό τσιγάρο βλάπτει την υγεία, προειδοποιούν οι επιστήμονες


Το ηλεκτρονικό τσιγάρο δεν είναι μέθοδος διακοπής και υποκατάστασης του καπνίσματος, προειδοποιούν οι επιστήμονες, κρούοντας τον κώδωνα του κινδύνου για εξίσου βλαβερές συνέπειες στην υγεία με αυτές του κανονικού τσιγάρου.

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Στους 128 οι θάνατοι από τη γρίπη


Εξακολουθούν να αυξάνονται οι θάνατοι από την εποχική γρίπη, καθώς μέχρι σήμερα το πρωί είχαν συνολικά χάσει τη ζωή τους 128 άνθρωποι.

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