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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

West Nile virus epidemic the worst America has ever seen

Cities across the United States are being ravaged by an outbreak of West Nile virus, and experts say the epidemic is the worst the country has ever seen. "The number of West Nile virus disease...

Flawed response to Ebola in Texas raises concerns about US preparedness

Months after the most severe Ebola outbreak ever began to claim lives overseas, the response underway now in the United States to the first diagnosed case of the disease occur in the US is...

Possible Key to Slow Progression Toward AIDS Found

HIV-positive people who progress to full blown AIDS slower than others carry a rare immune gene variant. Even among these people the speed of disease progression varies widely. A possible key to that variation is a killer T-cell immune response that targets a section of the HIV protein called IW9.

It’s a miracle! World’s first bionic eye gifts blind woman eyesight

For the first time ever, scientists have given a previously blind woman sight by way of a bionic eye. The Australian-designed implant, which resembles the model worn by Arnie in The Terminator, is likely...

Pink Pajama Party

The 3rd annual Susan G. Komen "Sleep In For The Cure" was held on Oct. 4th and 5th at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa in Indian Wells. The 2 day event included a...

The 2013 Desert Spirit Gala at the Palm Springs Air Museum

The American Cancer Society presented the Annual DESERT SPIRIT, the Desert's Premier Gala to fight Cancer on April 7th at the Palm Springs Air Museum. A cocktail and huge silent auction was held in...