The effect of climate change on thermoregulation

By the HELLENIC SOCIETY OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLIMATE MEDICINE Research Group Vital signs, specifically body temperature, pulse rate, respiratory rate and blood pressure reflect essential body functions and as such they are closely monitored during a patient’s stay at the hospital. More recently, additional assessments of pain, level of consciousness and urine output have been proposed as […]

The “Concepts related to the climate science explained as simply as possible” series. Concept No1: The “Greenhouse gas effect”

By the HELLENIC SOCIETY OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLIMATE MEDICINE Research Group Edited by Effie Karozou, MSc Environmental Physics Democritus, an ancient Greek philosopher from Abdera of Thrace and a universal mind of his era (4th Century A. D.), was he who gave us the first definition of the Galaxy: “The Galaxy is a meeting of rays because of the […]

Locust plague threatens food security and accentuates famine and malnutrition; Once again, climate change is the culprit.

By the HELLENIC SOCIETY OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLIMATE MEDICINE Research Group “Then from the smoke came locusts on the earth, and they were given power like the power of scorpions of the earth.” Revelation 9:3-4 It seems that the present days breathe life into this Apocalyptic scene. At the same time when coronavirus pandemic threatens the “civilized” […]

OPINION ARTICLE – Is the COVID-19 pandemic linked to climate change?

Is the COVID-19 pandemic linked to climate change?

OPINION ARTICLE Is the COVID-19 pandemic linked to climate change?   By The HELLENIC SOCIETY OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLIMATE MEDICINE Research Group   Human evolution from “Australopithecus” to “Homo Sapiens” was rambling. Substantial alterations in the African and Eurasian climate played a key role in this process.  Environmental changes and re-shaping of the ecosystems compelled […]

CLIMATE MEDICINE; A SOCRATIC PARADOX

PERSPECTIVE   CLIMATE MEDICINE; A SOCRATIC PARADOX   The HELLENIC SOCIETY OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLIMATE MEDICINE Research Group Unlike the sophists, Socrates believed that acquisition of knowledge was possible, but he declared that the first step to acquire knowledge was to admit ignorance. Socrates himself said that all he knew was that he knew nothing, […]