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Prof. Itsiopoulos will reveal the benefits of the Mediterranean diet at FFTN AGM

Professor Catherine Itsiopoulos will be the guest of honour at the Food For Thought Network AGM on Sunday, 11 December, at 8pm. Members and friends of the Greek Australian Women’s …

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Dr Georgios Iatropoulos: “There’s no doubt that breast screening saves lives”

With the backdrop of Breast Cancer Awareness month Neos Kosmos spoke to Dr Georgios Iatropoulos, an oncologist and cancer specialist to discuss in depth the latest developments, statistics, research breakthroughs, …

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Mediterranean diet, “the medicine for health and longevity”

The health and longevity benefits offered by the Mediterranean diet were the focus of a lecture presented by Executive Dean of Health and Biomedical Sciences at RMIT University Catherine Itsiopoulos, …

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Anemones dance for long life and for love

The Anemones dancing group plays a major part in the lives of these Greek Australian women, many of whom are grandmothers. COVID-19 and Victoria’s lockdowns in 2020 and 2021 impacted …

Long COVID: What you need to know and why we still need protection

Panayiota Athanasopoulou caught COVID-19 in October 2021 and is still experiencing effects from the disease. Long COVID appears to affect up to 1 in 3 patients. And the incidence rate …

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A heart attack can occur in an instant… but there are ways to prevent it and minimise the risk

Every four minutes one Australian is having a heart attack or stroke. In the aftermath of such a distressing and many times fatal event, these incidents are often referred to …

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A Greek Australian perspective on COVID-19: What have we learnt – where to now?

Two years have passed since COVID-19 emerged to become a global pandemic that caused over six million deaths worldwide. Two years ago the first coronavirus case was confirmed in Australia. …

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Educational dinner held to raise awareness on prostate cancer

Members of the Hellenic Medical Society of Australia (HMSA) met recently for an educational dinner event on Prostate Cancer. Held at Berth Restaurant Docklands, surgeons, physicians, GPs and doctors of …

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Workshop provides solutions for improving the quality of life for people living with a disability or dementia

In order to understand the challenges people with a disability or dementia face every day and would like to assist them, the first thing you need to do, is step …

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After Shane Warne’s untimely death Dr Arthur Nasis warns of the risks of heart disease

Shane Warne was only 52, when he died last week from a suspected heart attack in a luxury Koh Samui villa where he was holidaying with friends. According to an …

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