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Raccoon Therapy Course to Begin in Yekaterinburg Zoo

The Yekaterinburg Zoo has developed a course that uses trained meerkats and raccoons to help children with autism, cerebral palsy and other conditions

Russian Scientists to Fight Cancer with ‘Space Crystals’

Russian scientists have successfully performed space tests on mice

Russian Scientists Create New Treatment That Blocks Drug Effects

Russian scientists have created the first anti-relapse treatment agent, which utilises a molecule that helps block the effects of heroin, morphine and desomorphine

MSU Scientists Discover Gene Linked with CHD

Scientists working at the Moscow State University have discovered genes that play an important role in atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease onset and development

Russian Professor Wins Crafoord Prize

Russian immunologist Alexander Rudensky has been awarded the Crafoord Prize in Polyarthritis for 2017 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Russian Scientists Create Ceramic-based Laser Scalpel

A group of scientists have created a compact ceramic-based laser, to be used as a low-trauma scalpel

Spa Tourism in Russia Grew 15% Year-On-Year

Hotel aggregator website RoomGuru.ru analysed searches and bookings to determine the most popular mineral spas in Russia

Russia to Start Producing Cobalt-60 for Cancer Treatment

The Rosatom State Corporation’s company OKBM is preparing the documents necessary to release supplies of the radioactive isotope cobalt-60 for cancer treatment

Minister of Health: Russians Living Longer and Longer

The life expectancy of Russians annually increases by six months, according to Veronika Skvortsova, head of Russia’s Ministry of Health

Number of Muscovites Playing Sports Doubled in Past Six Years – Report

The number of Muscovites leading an active lifestyle has nearly doubled over the past six years, head of the Sports and Tourism Department of the Russian capital said

Russia and Japan to Increase Life Expectancy in Russia

Russia and Japan are working together to develop a plan that will increase life expectancy in Russia by improving healthcare and creating more comfortable living conditions

New Health Food Cafés Chain to Open in Russia

Forbes Magazine published an interview with Russian businessman Alexander Lebedev in which he spoke about the launch of a chain of health food cafés called Petrushka

Russian Ministries to Promote Healthy Lifestyle, Clamp Down on Unhealthy Items

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has approved a project to promote healthy lifestyles and encourage preventative measures against non-infectious diseases

Fitness Night Held in Russia

Fitness Night, a large-scale event organised by Reebok, World Class and Alex Fitness, took place from Sept. 3 to Sept. 4

MSU Scientists to Create Exoskeleton for People Who Suffered Stroke

Russian scientists are developing an exoskeleton that would quickly restore limb movement and speech of stroke sufferers

Samsung Buys Three Medical Patents from Russian Developers

Samsung purchased three patents from Russian engineers for the development of laser sensors to monitor pulse, blood pressure and skin condition

Russia's Skolkovo Prints Organs, Transplants Into Mouse

Russia's Skolkovo Innovation Centre has successfully printed a functioning organ using a bioprinter developed by one of its researchers

Russian Scientists Develop Explanation for Hypertension

Russian biologists have found the possible causes of hypertension, which is characterised as a persistent increase in blood pressure

Russian Scientists Create Artificial Cat Paws

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University have developed implants with bioactive coatings for pets

Moscow Student 3D-Prints Splint That Accelerates Healing by One-Third

Nikita Kruglov, a student in Moscow’s School No. 185, used a 3D-printer to print a brace for bone fractures that accelerates their healing

Moscow State University Scientists Develop Anti-Aging Drug

An international team of scientists from Russia and Sweden were able to slow down aging by using the artificial antioxidant SkQ1