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FDA panel recommends booster for many Moderna vaccine recipients

FDA panel recommends booster for many Moderna vaccine recipients A panel of independent medical experts on Thursday unanimously recommended Moderna booster shots for many of those who had received the company’s coronavirus vaccine, paving the way to sharply expand the number of people eligible for an additional shot in the United States. The advisory panel […]

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The Story Behind the “Greek Foot” and its Medical Explanation

The Story Behind the “Greek Foot” and its Medical Explanation A stone foot with the “Greek toe” and sandal, 1st century BC to 1st century AD, at Chapel Corridor, Chatsworth House – Derbyshire, England. Public Domain The famous “Greek foot,” commonly found on ancient Greek statues, was initially attributed to the Golden Ratio that ancient […]

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New medical degree offered in English

New medical degree offered in English The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki’s School of Medicine opened its doors on Monday to 60 foreign students who have signed up for its newly fledged English-language undergraduate program. Describing the course in comments to Kathimerini, Aristotle’s rector, Nikos Papaioannou, said it is “entirely based on the core of the […]

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Athens Medical School slammed for ‘desertion’

Athens Medical School slammed for ‘desertion’ The Athens-Piraeus Hospital Doctors Association (EINAP) has denounced the Athens Medical School over a document issued, which, it said, states that patients with Covid-19 will no longer be admitted to university clinics and will be channeled for treatment exclusively to National Health System (ESY) clinics. The initial document, dated […]

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Cancer neglected during pandemic

Cancer neglected during pandemic Greek medical experts say the number of cancer screenings has plunged 90% during the pandemic, depriving many people of a timely diagnosis. “Cancer patients find themselves in a unique sort of hostage situation, because our hospitals have turned into [single-disease treatment centers] due to the coronavirus,” said Haralambos Bonanos, deputy governor […]

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Greek scientists advise Covid-19 booster shots for vulnerable

Greek scientists advise Covid-19 booster shots for vulnerable Greece’s top medical advisers said on Monday vulnerable groups with underlying diseases should get Covid-19 vaccine booster shots, in a bid to curb a rise in Delta variant infections. The booster shot with mRNA vaccines, if approved by the government, will be available in the first week […]

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The Greek Who Brought Medical Animation to the Country

The Greek Who Brought Medical Animation to the Country Manolis Babatsikos brought medical animation to Greece. Credit: AMNA Greece’s budding medical animation field owes its existence to Manolis Babatsikos. At a time when many Greeks were leaving the country for more opportunities, the 33-year-old left his job abroad at entertainment giant Warner Bros. and moved […]

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Japan Sees Surge in Coronavirus Cases; Medical System “Could Collapse”

Japan Sees Surge in Coronavirus Cases; Medical System “Could Collapse” Tokyo with Mt. Fuji in the background. Credit: Morio/Wikimedia Commons/ CC BY-SA 3.0 While the postponed Tokyo Olympics continue into their second full week, the head of the Japan Medical Association called on Tuesday for a further expansion of the nationwide state of emergency to […]

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Tsitsipas beaten by Humbert in Tokyo

Tsitsipas beaten by Humbert in Tokyo Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece takes a medical timeout during his third round match against Ugo Humbert of France at Ariake Tennis Park, Tokyo, Wednesday. Third-seeded Tsitsipas was far from his best as he slid to a 2-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-2 defeat against the Frenchman. [Reuters] Source : Newsroom Σύνδεσμος

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Medical Recipes of Hippocrates Discovered at Ancient Library in Egypt

Medical Recipes of Hippocrates Discovered at Ancient Library in Egypt St Catherine Monastery on Mt. Sinai. Credit: Joonas Plaan/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY 2.0 Monks at the St. Catherine’s Monastery in South Sinai, Egypt, have discovered what is being called the oldest-to-date medical recipes from Hippocrates, who is universally referred to as the “father of Western medicine.” […]

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Athens Medical School launches degree in English

Athens Medical School launches degree in English The University of Athens School of Medicine is opening a new chapter with the inauguration of its first English-language undergraduate program. Mirroring the Greek curriculum, the new program is expected to secure recognition from the Higher Education Authority this month and plans to start welcoming its first students […]

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Medical experts caution against complacency

Medical experts caution against complacency The Covid-19 inoculation program may be proceeding rapidly, with estimates that 70% of the population may be vaccinated in the summer, but experts are warning against complacency so Greece doesn’t lose “what has been won with so much difficulty.” “Compared to last summer, we have significant differences,” said Charalambos Gogos, […]

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Medical Marijuana Approved for Production and Sale in Greece

Medical Marijuana Approved for Production and Sale in Greece A cannabis plant growing on a Jamaican farm. Credit: Cannabis Pictures/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY 2.0 The Greek Parliament voted in favor of a bill to legalise the cultivation and sale of medical marijuana in Greece on Friday. The bill, which was proposed by the main opposition party […]

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Stepping up for Greeks in need

Stepping up for Greeks in need Providing medical equipment for hospitals in Argos, Galatas, Ioannina, Kastoria and Kythira, and access to medical services for more than 3,000 people, helping hundreds of homeless people in Attica and ensuring that many impoverished households get food are but some of the benefits from the work being done by […]

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No evidence of a ‘Greek’ Covid-19 variant-19, medical experts say

No evidence of a ‘Greek’ Covid-19 variant-19, medical experts say There is nothing to indicate that there is a mutation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus of Greek origin, according to infectious disease expert Gkikas Magiorkinis and National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Rector Thanos Dimopoulos, both of whom are professors at the NKUA School of Medicine. […]

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No evidence of a ‘Greek’ variant of Covid-19, medical experts say

No evidence of a ‘Greek’ variant of Covid-19, medical experts say There is nothing to indicate a mutation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus of Greek origin, according to Gkikas Magiorkinis and National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Rector Thanos Dimopoulos, both of whom are professors at the NKUA School of Medicine. The two professors pointed out […]

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Τα «κινούμενα σχέδια» της ιατρικής και ο 33χρονος Έλληνας που ίδρυσε την πρώτη εταιρεία «medical animation»

Ονομάζεται «medical animation» και το 2020 βοήθησε εκατομμύρια ανθρώπους ανά τον κόσμο να μάθουν το 2020 περισσότερα για τη μορφή του νέου κορονοϊού SARS-COV-2, για το πώς λειτουργεί και μεταδίδεται και για τους τρόπους προφύλαξης. Πρόκειται για κινούμενες εικόνες, που προσομοιώνουν ιατρικές διαδικασίες με εξαιρετικό ρεαλισμό, έναν κλάδο το μέγεθος του οποίου εκτιμάται ότι θα […]

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Υπολόγισε τον κίνδυνο που διατρέχεις από τον κορονοϊό – Το ρίσκο ανάλογα με την ηλικία και το ιατρικό ιστορικό

Με έναν πίνακα του British Medical Association, που ανάρτησε ο καθηγητής Ηλίας Μόσιαλος, μπορούμε να υπολογίσουμε μόνοι μας με βάση μια βαθμολογία τον κίνδυνο που διατρέχουμε από τον κορονοϊό. Ο καθηγητής αναφέρει στην ανάρτησή του στο Facebook: «Έχουμε συνηθίσει να ακούμε για τις ευπαθείς ομάδες που διατρέχουν μεγαλύτερο κίνδυνο να αναπτύξουν σοβαρή νόσο Covid-19. O […]

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Ντόλι Πάρτον : Η διαχρονική της βοήθεια και η δωρεά της για το εμβόλιο κατά του κοροναϊού

Η κάντρι τραγουδίστρια έκανε δωρεά 1 εκατομμυρίου $ στο Vanderbilt University Medical για να ξεκινήσει η έρευνα για το εμβόλιο της Moderna

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Kαινοτόμο θήλαστρο βραβεύεται στα Mother and Baby Awards 2020

Βράβευση των ψηφιακών νοσοκομειακών συσκευών θηλασμού Ardo Medical A.G για τις ανάγκες των λεχωϊδων και των βρεφών τους. Με το Silver Award βραβεύθηκε η εταιρεία PAPAPOSTOLOU για τη νοσοκομειακή της αντλία Θηλασμού Ardo Carum στο πλαίσιο του διαγωνισμού ’Baby Feeding Product of the Year 2020’’ και στην κατηγορία ’’Best Electronic Breast Pump’’ που οργάνωσε η […]

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