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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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One teaspoon of oil a day keeps the doctor away, Harvard study finds

Α team of Harvard nutritionists conducted a new research proving that olive oil consumption can significantly slash a person’s risk of dying prematurely from a wide range of diseases. Published …

2021 was tough but still a good year for Greek extra-virgin olive oils

In the midst of the COVID -19 pandemic that held the world in its grip in 2021, one of the unexpected consequences was that more people became interested in cooking …

Comeback Kid’s parents at heart of changes to medical procedure

When Jo Traikos waited to take her son Josh, 11, home after a routine 25-minute operation, she did not expect to be confronted with the nightmare no parent should have …

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The Mediterranean Diet in a capsule

What if we could encapsulate all the benefits of the Mediterranean diet and create a health supplement that would be one of a kind? This is what a group of …

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COVID-19 seems to be everywhere, so how do we manage this in our home?

Dr Simonis is an experienced GP and member of the RACGP Expert Committee Quality Care and here she share’s some medical advice on how we can manage mild COVID-19 at …

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From the original Greek word dieta, to diet as weight loss – What changed?

The word diet originates from the Greek dieta meaning to live normally. However, nowadays it mostly refers to restricting food to help weight loss rather than a way to enjoy …

Greek medical pioneers of last 200 years remembered in special study

The results of a study looking at the contribution of Greek pioneers in the fields of medicine and biomedical research in the 200 years since the independence is to be …

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