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Greek-Australian doctor: Antidiabetic drug metformin may reduce the risk of dementia

A widely used antidiabetic drug, metformin, could be used in the future as a preventative measure for dementia. A new study, led by Dr. Katerina Samara, an endocrinologist of Greek descent in Australia, shows that patients with type 2 diabetes who take metformin show a slower impairment of their cognitive functions and a lower chance of dementia later.

Has Germany asked Greece to demilitarize the Greek islands?

"It is reported that the German government warned Greece about the Aegean islands, which it has armed and on which it deployed army personnel since the 1960s. According to the Greek press, the Merkel government is asking Greece to end its military presence on the islands. "Germany is pressuring Mitsotakis to withdraw the army from the islands," writes the Turkish daily Yeni κafak, which is affiliated with Erdogan.

Two foreign patients with covid break out of hospital

Two men, positive for the coronavirus, broke out on Tuesday from the "Sotiria" hospital, according to what is broadcast by state television. It is about two immigrants from Pakistan and Bangladesh, who managed to leave the hospital without being noticed.