Tag Archives: Scientists

Global Health: Where Will Measles Break Out Next? Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, Scientists Predict

Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami are the cities most likely to see the next measles outbreaks, according to an unusual new study. Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and Johns Hopkins University mapped the 25 American counties most at risk of measles because of their vaccine-exemption rates and proximity to airports. A similar… Read More »

Glue that repairs cuts on the eyes that could save MILLIONS from going blind developed by scientists

The glue that could save millions from going BLIND: Scientists develop new adhesive that repairs cuts on the eyes Holes on the cornea can be caused by injury or infection by contact lenses It can cause blindness or need surgery but there is a lack of donor tissue   The liquid glue hardens when chemicals receive… Read More »

Global Health: Bit by Bit, Scientists Gain Ground on AIDS

The unnamed “London patient” — the second person apparently cured of H.I.V. — earned all the headlines. But other research released this week at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections showed that scientists are making slow but steady progress on the tactics and medicines needed to fight the epidemic, especially in Africa. Monthly injections… Read More »