Cannabis to the rescue? New research suggests CBD oil may protect against Covid-19 lung damage

Scientists have discovered that CBD oil may increase levels of a protective chemical in the lungs and other organs which could stave off the worst effects of Covid-19. However, more research is needed to apply this to treatment. … Read More >Cannabis to the rescue? New research suggests CBD oil may protect against Covid-19 lung damage

SPUTNIK V VACCINE

Currently there are about 165 different vaccines for COVID-19 being developed around the world. The main types of vaccines include vector, inactivated, nucleic acid-based (DNA and mRNA) and recombinant protein-based vaccines. Russian adenovirus vector-based vaccine was registered by the Russian Ministry of Health on August 11 and became the first registered COVID-19 vaccine on the market. … Read More >SPUTNIK V VACCINE

Covid-19 triggered wave of ‘fraud and quackery’ in medical research, leading ethicist warns

A leading ethicist is sounding the alarm over a flood of potentially substandard pandemic research which may endanger lives through ill-informed public policy, while damaging medical and scientific practice itself in the process. … Read More >Covid-19 triggered wave of ‘fraud and quackery’ in medical research, leading ethicist warns

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