Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 21:30
In a shocking discovery, scientists have found that tuberculosis strains in Russia carry mutations that not only make them resistant to antibiotics but also help them spread more effectively.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 11:15
More than 69,000 new cases of HIV were recorded in Russia last year, the country`s top public health official said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 18:32
Emulating India, Australia and a few European Union members, Russia will have grim images depicting the impact of smoking on health appear on all cigarette packs starting May 2013.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 21, 2012, 18:45
Russia is undertaking this step in an effort to stamp out the habit.
Last Updated: Monday, February 06, 2012, 18:07
Russia has successfully completed the first stage of clinical trials of an HIV vaccine.
Last Updated: Friday, December 24, 2010, 00:00
Cholera and poliomyelitis
are likely to be the most dangerous infections that will
threaten Russia in 2011.
Last Updated: Monday, October 04, 2010, 00:00
Between 350,000 and 500,000 people die in Russia each year as a result of consuming tobacco.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 26, 2010, 00:00
Sixty-five percent of Russian men smoke and about 30 percent of women.