Moderna, Pfizer & AstraZeneca seek urgent approval for their shots, just what Sputnik V was attacked for – don’t expect a backlash

Competitors in the Covid-19 vaccine race are publishing clinical protocols in hopes of securing lucrative emergency approval, which Russia’s Sputnik V was previously attacked for seeking. This time, however, the media are quiet. … Read More >Moderna, Pfizer & AstraZeneca seek urgent approval for their shots, just what Sputnik V was attacked for – don’t expect a backlash

Surprise discovery: Joint Russian/American Covid-19 research leads instead to breakthrough in children’s cancer treatment

In a combined effort between Russian and US scientists, a new anti-cancer substance has been discovered that could help in the fight against neuroblastomas. The disease is the most common form of cancer in babies. … Read More >Surprise discovery: Joint Russian/American Covid-19 research leads instead to breakthrough in children’s cancer treatment

14% of volunteers testing pioneering Russian Covid-19 vaccine ‘Sputnik V’ have experienced side effects, health ministry says

About one in seven volunteers who received a groundbreaking Russian coronavirus vaccine have complained of side effects such as muscle pain, weakness, and fever, according to the country’s Minister for Health Mikhail Murashko. … Read More >14% of volunteers testing pioneering Russian Covid-19 vaccine ‘Sputnik V’ have experienced side effects, health ministry says

Head of Russia’s Sovereign Wealth Fund says its Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine carries fewer risks than rival British formula

The pause in trials of Britain’s Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine after an adverse reaction in a participant shows how risky the technology is, and why the developers of Russia’s Sputnik V have chosen another platform. … Read More >Head of Russia’s Sovereign Wealth Fund says its Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine carries fewer risks than rival British formula

World’s most common painkiller increases risk-taking behavior, according to wild new study

Researchers at Ohio State University have found that the most commonly taken painkiller worldwide, Acetaminophen, aka Tylenol and Panadol, increases risk-taking in users, which may have drastic public health consequences. … Read More >World’s most common painkiller increases risk-taking behavior, according to wild new study

Another breakthrough? New Russian drug means fewer Covid-19 patients need ventilators, has significantly reduced mortality

A new Russian medicine being used on Covid-19 patients has reduced the mortality rate by up to five times, according to its developer, Oleg Rosenberg, of Surfactant-BL. The drug is most commonly used to treat severe lung lesions. … Read More >Another breakthrough? New Russian drug means fewer Covid-19 patients need ventilators, has significantly reduced mortality

‘Elite controllers’ can cure themselves of HIV without any medical treatment, bombshell research claims

Extraordinary breakthrough research has indicated that a small group of HIV-infected people, dubbed “elite controllers,” have the power to rid themselves of the virus without any medical help. … Read More >‘Elite controllers’ can cure themselves of HIV without any medical treatment, bombshell research claims

Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine gives good immune response, critics don’t understand how it works – Health Ministry expert

When Russia unveiled the world’s first registered coronavirus vaccine two weeks ago, the announcement was greeted by a barrage of criticism from the West. A top immunologist says the frenzy of negativity was driven by ignorance. … Read More >Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine gives good immune response, critics don’t understand how it works – Health Ministry expert

Another Russian Covid-19 vaccine on the way? Siberian lab begins 2nd phase of trials just days after registration of Sputnik V

A mere week after Russia registered the world’s first coronavirus vaccine, the ‘Vector’ virology center in Novosibirsk has announced that an entirely different Covid-19 solution is entering the second stage of clinical trials. … Read More >Another Russian Covid-19 vaccine on the way? Siberian lab begins 2nd phase of trials just days after registration of Sputnik V