Anargiros Mariolis

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BACKGROUND We sought to evaluate the relationship between selected lifestyle and socio-economic characteristics and dietary habits of Greek adolescents. METHODS During 2004, 2118 school adolescents were selected from twelve schools in Vyronas region, Athens. Dietary intake was assessed through a semi-quantitative FFQ. Principal components analysis was(More)
Primitive neuroectodermal tumour (PNET) is very rare, especially in adults. We report a 60-year-old man presented with a PNET. The symptoms at the time of diagnosis were intense headache, Broca's aphasia and right hemiparesis. Only an open biopsy was performed. Irradiation of the primary tumour was the main treatment (total tumour dose 59.8 Gy) because of(More)
OBJECTIVE Tamoxifen induced hepatotoxicity has not been investigated in breast cancer patients with pre-existing liver steatosis. The aim of our study was to investigate the most common predisposing factors for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in breast cancer patients with liver steatosis, treated with adjuvant tamoxifen therapy, in order to evaluate(More)
BACKGROUND Although General Practice (GP) was recognized as a medical specialty in Greece in 1986, the number of GPs is insufficient to cover needs and only few medical graduates choose GP as a career option. In the present study we investigated the profile of medical students in terms of their decisions regarding specialization and the possible association(More)
This study estimated the rates of age-appropriate screening practices for breast, cervical, colon and prostate cancer within the general population in Greece and explored the influences of social factors on their use. Data were based on the cross-sectional Hellas Health I survey (2006) conducted on a representative sample of 1005 adults, aged 18-69 years.(More)
BACKGROUND The aim was to evaluate the dietary habits and some lifestyle characteristics of Greek adolescents 12-17 years of age in relation to the prevalence of overweight/obesity. MATERIAL/METHODS During 2004-2005, 2008 school-aged adolescents (1021 male and 987 female) were selected from all public schools located in the Vyronas region of Athens. The(More)
The definition and determinants of successful aging is still controversial. Although dietary habits have long been associated with aging, eating habits and behaviors have rarely been included in various proposed indices of successful aging. The aim of this work was to evaluate determinants of successful aging together with assessment of dietary habits in(More)