When the word “museum” is mentioned, surely dinosaur bones, centuries old portraits and sculptures, and maybe some mummies or cavemen spring to mind. Dubai’s newest museum, announced earlier this year, is not focused on preserving the past, but rather on envisioning the future.
Johnson & Johnson announced last week that scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Crucell Holland B.V, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (Janssen), and several other collaborators published results from a preclinical study of an HIV vaccine regimen used in in non-human primates in the online edition of Science.
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced in a news release on June 30 that Cuba is the first country in the world to receive validation that it has eliminated the mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis.
Ultrasound equipment already has a number of documented uses from monitoring a fetus during pregnancy, to speeding broken bone regeneration. Its latest potential use, as documented by researchers at the Universities of Sheffield and Bristol in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, could be reducing the healing times of skin ulcers and bedsores in the diabetic and elderly.