Mikhail Pokrovskii, a 56-year-old doctor specializing in pharmacology, moved to Belgorod from his native city of Sotchi back in 2011, invited by the regional university in light of his expertise. Pokrovskii was one of the first to start work at the new clinical research center, which now boasts 35 researchers and is known as one of the best laboratories in the country.
A 56-year-old resident of Taipei's Neihu District has been diagnosed with dengue fever, becoming the sixth confirmed indigenous case since summer, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Friday.
An experimental treatment for Alzheimer's failed again in a widely anticipated study, disappointing many who had hoped drugmaker Eli Lilly had finally found a way to slow the progression of the mind-robbing disease.
China, the world's biggest cigarette producer and consumer, aims to impose national smoking-control regulations by the end of this year, authorities said Tuesday.
Machines long ago usurped a donkey's traditional role as the farmer's beast of burden, but the animals are winning new fans in Montenegro -- thanks to their luxury milk.
For the first time, a new drug given along with a cholesterol-lowering statin treatment has proved able to shrink plaque that is clogging arteries, potentially giving a way to undo some of the damage of heart disease, a study has found.
The number of people across the globe suffering from high blood pressure has almost doubled over the past four decades, with the biggest rise in south Asia and Africa, researchers said on Wednesday.
More than a dozen people in Sierra Leone were infected with Ebola, but showed no symptoms, suggesting that the massive and deadly West Africa epidemic was larger than previously thought, researchers said on Tuesday.
West Nile virus may be three times more deadly than previously thought, because many deaths associated with the mosquito-borne virus occur years after the initial infection, researchers said Monday.
"I tried everything," Su Hui-ping (蘇惠萍) said with a hint of desperation.