Health & environment
"In reality this is not a joke, though it is very much like one. Crimea is moving approximately northeastward," Ipatov said.
3 October 2016, 15:18
Russian government sets ‘green tariff’ for waste incineration plant construction in Kazan
Environmentally safe waste removal technologies can increase energy costs in Tatarstan.
30 September 2016, 11:21
One in 10 children has 'Aids defence'
A 10th of children have a "monkey-like" immune system that stops them developing Aids, a study suggests.
28 September 2016, 16:53
Ministry of Labor proposes depriving the unemployed of healthcare benefits
Under Russian law, unemployed citizens do not pay insurance fees, including those for mandatory health insurance.
27 September 2016, 09:00
Body fat link to bacteria in faeces
The make-up of the bacteria found in human faeces may influence levels of dangerous fat in our bodies, say researchers from King's College London.
23 September 2016, 09:00
'No proof' fitness trackers promote weight loss
Wearing an activity device that counts how many steps you have taken does not appear to improve the chances of losing weight, research suggests.
22 September 2016, 17:32
Phase two of Kazan’s hospice to cost about 250 million roubles
A city hospital, whose owner is being negotiated with, is considered to be used to repurpose it to be a hospice.
16 September 2016, 09:27
Long daytime naps are 'warning sign' for type-2 diabetes
Napping for more than an hour during the day could be a warning sign for type-2 diabetes, Japanese researchers suggest.
15 September 2016, 18:00
Malignant tumor diagnostics and treatment conference opens in Kazan
The event marks the Tatarstan Oncology Service’s 70th anniversary.
15 September 2016, 09:00
Krasnodar firefighters put on list of Russia’s foreign agents
Ekologicheskaya vakhta in September helped to extinguish wildfires in the Krasnodar Region and in Adygea alongside volunteers from Greenpeace.
14 September 2016, 09:28
Making babies without eggs may be possible, say scientists
Scientists say early experiments suggest it may one day be possible to make babies without using eggs.
13 September 2016, 20:04
Tatarstan to cooperate with German Merck in pharmaceutical manufacturing
The republic will set up a working group to elaborate on cooperation between Tatarstan and German medicine manufacturers.
9 September 2016, 10:24
Malaria stopped with single dose of new compound
Scientists say they have found a new compound that stops malaria in animal studies with a single, low dose.
8 September 2016, 15:12
Osteoporosis and skeletal diseases congress opens in Kazan
Participants are physicians specialising in various fields, as well as patients with osteoporosis.
8 September 2016, 09:31
Caesarean birth might increase obesity risk, says study
Babies born by Caesarean are at higher risk of becoming obese, especially compared with siblings born by vaginal delivery, a large study suggests.
7 September 2016, 09:29
Swedish Nobel judges fired in Karolinska medical scandal
Two judges have been asked to leave a panel that picks the Nobel prize for medicine in a scandal surrounding a disgraced Italian transplant surgeon.
6 September 2016, 16:43
Over 90 thousand people in Tatarstan given flu jabs
This year, more than 1.5 million local residents are expected to be vaccinated free of charge.
2 September 2016, 09:00
Alzheimer's drug study gives 'tantalising' results
A drug that destroys the characteristic protein plaques that build up in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's is showing "tantalising" promise.
1 September 2016, 13:11
Tatarstan President attends meeting on healthcare and ecology with Dmitry Medvedev
Russia Prime Minister recalled some important environmental measures due next year.
29 August 2016, 09:52
Russia’s debtors may receive special mental health support
After the recent hostage situation in Moscow mental health specialists suggested that people in debt need special psychiatric assistance.