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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

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

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

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

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

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

Ten Days of Silence: Russian Spiritual Retreat

Vipassana, a meditative practice that is becoming increasingly popular in Russia, forces its participants to take a vow of silence for ten days

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

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

Top Seven Winter Warmers

Passion.ru has gathered some awesome recipes for hot drinks (both soft and alcoholic), which will lift your mood and boost your health this winter

Russia Tests Its First Cancer Drug

Russian Minister of Healthcare Veronika Skvortsova announced that the country was testing a new drug to be used to treat cancer

Russia’s Ebola Vaccine Successfully Passes Clinical Trials

It was earlier reported that the anti-Ebola vaccine was developed and tested in Russia with the participation of military medics

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

Russian Scientist Honoured for Her Work Against Cancer

The tenth L'Oreal-UNESCO “For Women in Science” awards were held in Moscow this week

Momondo Names Best Thermal Springs in Russia and Europe

Adygea and Krasnodar Krai have been selected as the best thermal hotspots in the European part of Russia

Bayer to Manufacture Stroke Medication in Russia

The German chemical and pharmaceutical company plans to launch the production of stroke treatment medication in Russia

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

Five Unique Russian Spa Treatments

Mineral springs, cleansing muds and healing climates – Russia has everything to offer in terms of spa tourism

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