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Four Cretans among the Greeks who changed the world in 2014

Four Cretans among the Greeks who changed the world in 2014

For yet another year Greeks from all over the world, managed to excel, to abolish the borders and make us proud with their achievements. The ellines.com team chose 12 of them, one for each month of 2014, who caused international sensation with their work and personality. January – Nicholas Peppeas Director of the Center for […]

Christmas food temptations… What to eat, what to drink and what to avoid during holidays

Christmas food temptations… What to eat, what to drink and what to avoid during holidays

by Niki Voulgarakis Dietician – Nutritionist Every year from Christmas to Epiphany, the longest holiday season of the year, with many tables and festive meetings, put in food temptation even the most abstemious. The average weight gain during this period is about 2 kilos which rarely lost and added to over the years. Imagine that […]

“Pediatric Clinic is closed… Merry Christmas”

“Pediatric Clinic is closed… Merry Christmas”

That is what the “welcome” sign says at the front door of the pediatric clinic of the General Hospital of Agios Nikolaos. Pediatric clinic will be closed until Friday and… all parents are kindly requested to go to the General Hospital of Ierapetra… which is 40km away from Agios Nikolaos. Paramedics personnel and employees of […]

Panayiota Poirazi (researcher of FORTH Crete) is one of the 20 top neuroscientists forming the FENS-KAVLI Network of Excellence

Panayiota Poirazi (researcher of FORTH Crete) is one of the 20 top neuroscientists forming the FENS-KAVLI Network of Excellence

THE FENS-KAVLI NETWORK OF EXCELLENCE is a prestigious network of 30 outstanding young European neuroscientists that represent the most talented scholars among their peer group. The first 20 members were selected in December 2014 and another 10 will be selected in 2015. Panayiota Poirazi, a Research Director at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology […]

Pediatric Clinic of Agios Nikolaos Hospital… closes for 7 days

Pediatric Clinic of Agios Nikolaos Hospital… closes for 7 days

Pediatric Clinic of Agios Nikolaos Hospital closes for seven days (21 to 27 of December), due to lack of doctors. Three doctors left the hospital, but no one has been hired, causing major problems in the operation of the clinic. A doctor from Ikaria island is interested in coming to Lassithi, but only for six […]

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