Category: health


Pharmacists warn of industrial action over changes in opening hours

Greece’s Panhellenic Pharmaceutical Association (PFS) warned on Tuesday of possible labour action against government legislation that will extend and change the opening hours of pharmacies. “The government, bowing deeply to the demands of the troika, continues the destructive work of its predecessors by ‘regulating’ the opening hours by deregulating it, believing that market laws can […]

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My experience in General Hospital St. George of Chania

I was in Chania on holidays on the last 17th of august. I had a serious neurological problem: a chronic subdural hematoma. I couldn’t move the right side of my body so I called an ambulance and I went to the Emergency of the General Hospital St. George. We found excellent doctors who solved the […]

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A Cretan scientist in the fight against Parkinson and Alzheimer’s disease

Professor Nicholas D. Mazarakis holds the Lucas-Lee chair of Molecular BioMedicine and is head of Gene Therapy in Brain Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London. He is a molecular neuroscientist with an international reputation in gene therapy of neurological diseases. Nicholas Mazarakis is from Crete. His research focuses on investigating molecular pathways of neurodegeneration and […]

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